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Ditch The Paper and Go Digital for Earth Week.

Ditch the paper and go digital for Earth Week. Earth Week is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by diving into some fantastic digital resources to educate, inspire, and engage our students in the wonders of our planet? During Earth Week, educators have a unique opportunity to cultivate environmental awareness and appreciation among students. This week-long celebration, centered around Earth Day on April 22nd, serves as a reminder of our collective responsibility to protect our planet. Earth Week prompts discussions on sustainability, conservation, and the science of ecology, making it a perfect teaching moment for educators of all grades. It’s the perfect time to infuse your teaching with a splash of green and a dash of digital innovation. Whether you’re a seasoned environmental enthusiast or just starting to dip your toes into the world of sustainability, there are plenty of exciting digital resources to help you celebrate our planet while engaging your students in meaningful learning experiences.

To help teachers integrate environmental education creatively and effectively into their curriculum, The Achievery provides free digital resources that are eco-friendly. These resources engage students and offer accessible ways to explore complex environmental issues.

Here are some of the top digital resources from The Achievery that can help you make Earth Week educational, inspiring, and engaging, ensuring students of all ages can connect with and contribute to the well-being of our planet. Whether you are teaching in a classroom, through hybrid models, or in a fully remote setting, these tools will enhance your teaching toolkit and provide engaging ways to celebrate Earth Week.

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Energy: Renewable Energy Sources

Learn about various renewable energy sources that exist and their advantages and disadvantages to people and our environment. Consider your local community and think about a renewable energy source that would or would not work well in your area. Then, write a short persuasive essay that gives clear reasons and evidence to support your position.

Water: Air Pollution and Its Effects

Learn about the water cycle and the various parts that make up the cycle. Acid rain is a result of pollution being released in the air, mainly through human activities. Through answering questions, you will gain a deeper understanding of the impacts acid rain has on water quality and life You will also be introduced to the ph scale, a measuring system that informs us how acidic or basic a substance is.

Waste: Innovative Waste Management Systems

Learn about the different innovative ways waste is disposed of around the world. Gather information from different sources provided to answer questions that will help you understand the relationships organic and inorganic wastes have with innovative waste management systems that exist.

Public Spaces: Dream Green City

Learn about the different characteristics that make up a green city. Use the knowledge of those characteristics to imagine your dream green city and write a fictional story about the “day in the life” of living in that green city.

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Adam A. Phyall III, Ed.D.

Director of Professional Learning and Leadership

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