Shared This Week: Earth Day 2012
Posted by: Lucia Giacomantonio
Sunday, April 22nd is Earth Day! To help you educate your students about Earth Day and the importance of our planet, we’ve pulled some of the top content shared in Edmodo this past week.
- Save the World in 60 Seconds!
Engage your students with this SAM Animation competition where students are encouraged to create a 60 second animation that shows their appreciation for our planet.
- What the Ice and Penguins Tell Us About Our Changing Planet (VIDEO)
Educate your students about climate change with this video from Discovery Channel’s series, Frozen Planet. In the video, scientists discuss the work they are doing to study the evolving landscape and ecosystems in the Arctic and what students can do each day to make a difference for the environment.
- Earth Day Spelling List
Assess your students Earth Day vocabulary knowledge with this spelling list from SpellingCity.com that contains key terms related to preserving the environment. Best of all, because it’s online there’s no paper required to take it!
What activities are you doing in your classroom/school to raise awareness about the environment? Share in the comments below.