Monday, April 6, 2015

Resource Roundup--Earth Day 2015

Earth Day 2015
Wednesday, April 22
"It's Our Turn to Lead"

Did you know that 2015 marks the 45th Earth Day celebration?

Discovery Education:  Earth Day Content Collection includes video segments, clip art, writing prompts, etc. Log into your Discovery Education account to view these resources. (Email Barb for
help.) Find more by searching by standards, specific topics, or by grade level.

Discovery is also featuring a Content Showcase on Earth Day this month. Again, you will have to log in to your Discovery account to view.

Brainpop's Spotlight:  Earth Awareness includes lesson plans and videos on a variety of Earth-friendly topics. Log in using your Keystone Elementary credentials to access. (Email Barb for help.)

Brainpop, Jr. also has an Earth Awareness page for the K-3 crowd. Log in for full access.

Edutopia recently published Earth Day:  Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, and Classroom Ideas by Matt Davis.

Time for Kids offers Earth Day printables for Grades K-6 as well as an Earth Day mini-site with other articles and resources.

NEA has an extensive list of Earth Day curriculum resources for Grades K-5.

Don't forget to check Newsela for nonfiction news articles appropriate for Earth Day! Remember that Newsela publishes the same article at five different reading levels so ALL of your students can read and enjoy them!

And you Pinterest fans will find hundreds of ideas for celebrating Earth Day at school with a quick search!

Related posts:
Resource Roundup:  April Fools and Earth Day (3/30/15)
Resources for Celebrating Earth Day (4/16/14)
Earth Day Resources and Math Videos (4/20/13)

Email subscribers: Visit the Keystone Tech Talk blog to access archived posts and search for resources!

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