It's Easy Teaching Green with Verizon ThinkfinityThursday, April 8th, 2010
Among the resources in the Verizon Thinkfinity Environmental/Earth Day feature (http://www.thinkfinity.org/EarthDayResources.aspx) are:
- Green Roof Design: In this lesson from Science NetLinks, students work in small teams to design a heat- and water-conserving roof of plant material for an urban apartment building.
- True Green Kids: 100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet: This lesson from Science NetLinks, helps students understand that products and objects that humans produce have lifespans, too, and that they need to be recycled, reused and re-imagined so there will be less pollution and waste on the planet.
- National Geographic Environment Video Library: A series of short videos from National Geographic on various topics ranging from water conservation, to farm restoration to manatees.
- Protecting Our Precious Planet: Sharing the Message of Earth Day: In this lesson plan from ReadWriteThink, students can take part in an Internet-based Earth Day groceries project, decorate paper bags with environmental messages, and examine similar work by children around the world.
Verizon Thinkfinity contains thousands of free, engaging educational resources that make learning fun. Lesson plans, in-class activities and homework help can be found quickly and searched by grade level, keyword or subject.
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