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Earth Day Lesson Plans

Earth Day Lesson Plans, Earth Day Themes, Earth Day Printouts, Earth Day Crafts, Earth Day Clipart

Also see the Environment Page for more lesson plans on recycling, air quality, global warming, and ozone depletion. 

Earth Day Lesson Plans\Earth Day Thematic Units\Earth Day Activities

 icon Healthy Earth, Sick Earth
This lesson uses the book Planet Earth Gets Well by Madeline Kaplan to introduce students to
concepts related to climate change and properly caring for the Earth. Students will learn what they
can do to help make the Earth “healthy” and what others are doing that is making the earth “sick.”

 icon Activities to Celebrate Earth Day

 icon Lesson Plans EPA
Environmental and science based lessons.

 icon Green Lesson Plans
Sustainability lesson plans.

Scholastic Earth Day Collection

Earth Day Internet \ Smartboard Resources\Activities

 icon PlanetPals
Great site with lessons, puzzles, printouts, and more. A Teacher's Guide Best Bet

 iconEarth Day Network
Includes an Earth Day Organizer's Guide, calendar of events, and resources.

Find out about Earth Day events and activities.

 icon U.S. Department of Energy KidZone
Activities and resources dealing with energy use.

 icon EPA's Environmental Education Center
Find activities, information on workshops and more.

 icon National Wildlife Federation Environmental Education Page
Explore NWF's educational pathways to understanding, appreciating and safeguarding the natural world. 

 iconSave the Trees Game
Goes along with The Lorax by Dr. Seuss.  This online game requires the free download of Shockwave.

Free Earth Day Printouts

 icon Free Earth Day Printables from Time for Kids
**Click on the picture of the printables at this site, not the link.

 icon Earth Day Worksheets from

 iconPlanet Pals Puzzles Earth Day
Print out this colorful puzzle, cut and put together.

Coloring Pages from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency:

Page One

Page Two

Page Three

Page Four

Page Five

Page Six

Page Seven

Page Eight

Page Nine

 iconEarth Day Coloring Pages
Ten pictures to print out and color dealing with Earth Day and recycling.

 icon Earth Day Posters
10 posters to print.  Available in color or black&white to use for coloring.  Recycling themes.

 icon Earth Day  Every Day
Reading Comprehension(2-4)

 iconEarth Day Writing Paper

 icon Earth Day Venn Diagram


 Earth Day Clip Art

 icon Earth Day Clip Art at The Teacher's Guide

 Earth Day Crafts

Earth Day Crafts from

 icon Earth Day Wreath

 icon Mother Earth Paper Craft

Look at the Recycling Crafts