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Think Green, Teach Green - Earth Day

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  • Four cute full-color bookmarks with Earth Day-themed slogans ("Earth Day Recycle" etc.)
  • Four cute colorful bookmarks with Earth Day-themed slogans ("Love Our Earth" etc.)
  • Four colorful bookmarks with Earth Day-themed slogans ("save our resources" etc.)
  • Looking for children's books about the environment? Here's a list of fiction and non-fiction books (for ages 4-16) to get you started. Let us know if we've missed your favorite book and we'll add it!
  • An eight page set of illustrated templates for creating a lap book on composting, with templates for pockets, flip books, match books, flash cards and more. A great Earth Day project.
  • Use this 'Vocabulary: Glossary of Composting Terms (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Vocabulary: Glossary of Composting Terms (upper elem/middle)'. A two page glossary of 32 words related to composting. Teacher's Note included.
  • Elementary students identify ways to reduce, recycle and reuse items. Great for Earth Day!

  • Upper elementary students identify ways to reduce, recycle and reuse items. Great for Earth Day!

  • Recycling packet filled with fun activities. Great for Earth Day!

  • A one page reading comprehension selection introducing and explaining the terms "reduce" "reuse" and "recycle" and their importance to Earth. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 3 vocabulary matching questions, and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • Use this sheet to check which recycling theme words have been called.
  • This Going Green (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Going Green (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. "We know that, on average, each tree absorbs from 13 to 48 pounds of carbon dioxide per year. We have planted 15 trees. How much carbon dioxide absorption will the trees we’ve already planted enable in the next 50 years?" Five math problems with an environmental theme.
  • Color the picture. Label the natural resource. On the lines below the picture, list some products for which this resource is used.
  • Four cute bookmarks with Earth Day-themed slogans ("Earth Day Recycle" etc.)
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Creating a 30 second advertisement script is a fun marketing assignment. It also develops an understanding of the relationship between wildlife and human activity. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • One page set of directions for creating compost, plus two pages of information on the types of composting systems, followed by a set of functional text questions.
  • This Early Reader: Composting is Fun (b/w) (primary) clipart is great to illustrate your teaching materials. As an abcteach member you have unlimited access to our 22,000+ clipart illustrations and can use them for commercial use. This Early Reader: Composting is Fun (b/w) (primary) clipart is provided in jpeg format.
  • This Early Reader: Composting is Fun (color) (primary) clipart is great to illustrate your teaching materials. As an abcteach member you have unlimited access to our 22,000+ clipart illustrations and can use them for commercial use. This Early Reader: Composting is Fun (color) (primary) clipart is provided in jpeg format.
  • Students list items that they can recycle.

  • Set of twenty bingo cards with pictures related to the theme of recycling. Each picture is something that can be recycled.
  • This Environment (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Environment (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. "It takes 55% less water to make recycled paper than normal paper... How much water would the same factory use to make the same amount of normal paper?" Five word problems with an environmental theme.
  • A two page reading comp on impact of air pollution on health and environment with matching and short response questions; vocabulary list, word search and crossword puzzle.
  • A puzzle, created from abcteach's Soil-Food Web, that helps students understand the relationship of soil, soil nutrients, microbes and food.
  • Students use this matrix to determine what and how to reduce, reuse and recycle important resources and materials. 

  • PowerPoint with Audio: What is the composition and nature of soil, commonly called dirt? Part 2 of 4 soil presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series. This program describes the composition and function of soil. It also encourages that we properly dispose of hazardous materials, recycle and compost so that soil can produce nurturing food, dependable clothing fiber and building materials.
  • This Earth Day Bar Graph is perfect to practice graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Earth Day Bar Graph. Use this simple bar graph to determine how many trash items (categorized by type) were picked up.