Earth Day Resources

Celebrated on April 22nd, Earth Day is a reminder to learn more about environmental protection through educational programs and activities. We’ve pulled together this Earth Day guide of our favorite videos, sites and recommended activities by grade level to help you help students get smart about preserving the environment.

Recommended Earth Day Sites and Programs:

Nature Works Everywhere
GPB Go Green Earth Day Network
Ecosense for Living
Planet Green
PBS Parents - Getting Your Kids Plugged Into Nature

PBS Learning Media

Johnny Appleseed - Grades 5-12
How Do Plants Get Energy - Grades 3-12
Nature Life Cycle - Grades Prek-1
Scientist Profile - Grades 4-6

 

Our Favorite Earth Day Videos by Grade Level (Login to GPB Digital Education and do a search for the titles)

Grades K-2, 3-5
Activities and Programs Teach How to Take Care of the Earth
A Short History of Earth Day
Holiday Facts and Fun: Earth Day
Maya and Miguel: Every Day is Earth Day
The Green Earth Club

Grades 6-8
Behind the News: Changing Earth
Earth
Our Changing Earth
Tropical Biodiversity

Grades 9-12 Chattahoochee: From Water War to Water Vision Historical Geology Planet Earth: The Future of the Wilderness

Special Needs: Earth’s Planet Pals

All Grade Levels – Thematic Page Animals and Ecosystems