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Episode 1 — Celebrating the Earth

 

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Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers

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Grades K – 5
Podcast Series Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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Duration 17:54
Original Air Date Published April 02, 2008
 

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Lesson Plans

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Protecting Our Precious Planet: Sharing the Message of Earth Day

Students discover that they can make a world of difference when they participate in the online Earth Day bag program.

 

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Calendar Activities

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 22

Celebrate Earth Day!

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.

 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 6  |  Activity & Project

The Natural World as Inspiration: An Outdoor Art Show

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.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Watching a Garden Grow

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

Explore and Write About Nature

In this activity, children look closely at living things in their natural environments and then make books about what they see.

 

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