STEM Resources; Environmental-Action Projects; 7 How-To Videos; Media Literacy

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APR 16, 2014

Get Outside to Learn!


Use Outdoor Projects for Deeper Learning (with Benefits for People and the Planet)
Environmental-Action Projects for Earth Day
Use Earth Day as a springboard to engage students in project-based learning.

Make Earth Day a Global Learning Day
Bring a global perspective to Earth Day with these 5+ helpful STEM resources.

Earth Day Lesson Plans and Reading Lists
Need some inspiration? Dig into this big list for some quick and fun classroom ideas.


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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT

Watch this Video7 Earth Day Videos
Use these quick (and fun!) videos to help kids feel like they can make a difference for our planet.

 

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FIRST COMES LOVE. . . EARTH LOVE

Let Kids Get Their Hands DirtyWhat are some strategies for getting kids to care about nature? Check out these educator-tested tips.

WEEKLY GIVEAWAY

Bye, Bye Paper!Prize: Boogie Board eWriter Bundle ($210 value!)
Deadline: April 20, 2014

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GRANTS & RESOURCES

Ecotech Grants for STEM learning projects from the Captain Planet Foundation
Grants are designed for schools or non-profit organizations that use innovation, nature-based design, or new uses for technology to address environmental issues in their communities.
Prize: Multiple grants of $2,500 available
Deadline: May 31, 2014

Check out the big list of Educational Grants and Resources, updated weekly.

EVENTS

 WEBINAR  Citizens in the Making: Inspiring Students to Engage in Transformative Civic Learning
When: April 22, 2014, 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. EDT

See more Educational Webinars, Unconferences, and Conferences, also updated weekly.

 

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