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Episode 1 — Celebrating the Earth
|Grades||K – 5|
|Podcast Series||Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published April 02, 2008|
Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students discover that they can make a world of difference when they participate in the online Earth Day bag program.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 22
In celebration of Earth Day, students research famous environmentalists and write letters to them asking for their opinions on current issues and turn their letters into a poem.
Activities & Projects
Grades K – 2 | Activity & Project
When you plant a garden, involve children in the process by writing down questions and observations on the garden’s growth in a garden journal.
Grades 3 – 5 | Activity & Project
In this activity, children look closely at living things in their natural environments and then make books about what they see.
Grades K – 6 | Activity & Project
Children incorporate materials from outdoors with paints or crayons to create pieces of art to display on their clotheslines, fences, or porches for a neighborhood art show.