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Looking for something different to bring Earth Day alive for your students? Population Education lessons are a great way to show your students how humans impact the environment and to get them thinking about sustainability as our population continues to grow. We have something for every Earth Day celebration whether you teach in-person or online, kindergarteners or seniors, in the desert, mountains or coastline.

Earth Day Lesson Plan Packets

Download the free Earth Day Packet with lesson plans and student readings for your grade level now!

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Earth Day Resources for Elementary Grades

Packet of 2022 Earth Day lesson plans for K – 5th grades. Free to download! The 2022 Earth Day theme... Read more »

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Earth Day Resources for Middle Grades

Packet of 2022 Earth Day lesson plans for 6th – 8th grades. Free to download! The 2022 Earth Day theme... Read more »

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Earth Day Resources for High School

Packet of 2022 Earth Day lesson plans for 9th – 12th grades. Free to download! The 2022 Earth Day theme... Read more »

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Free Earth Day Zoom Backgrounds for Teachers

Earth Day is just around the corner. Download one of the free Earth Day Zoom backgrounds below, to help mark... Read more »

How Do People Around The World Celebrate Earth Day?

Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd every year, encourages people to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Since it began, nearly... Read more »

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Earth Day Lesson Plans: 3 Unexpected Ways to Teach About Plastics

It can be overwhelming to consider the weight of plastic in our world. It feels like every day we hear... Read more »

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Unique Earth Day Activities: Modeling Lesson Plans for K-8 Learners

Earth Day is always a natural opportunity to teach environmental topics in the classroom, and last week we held a... Read more »

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5 Distance Learning Earth Day Lessons Your Students Can Do At Home

Even though your teaching has moved online, you can still provide students with meaningful and memorable experiences to promote environmental... Read more »

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Code Blue: Endangered Oceans

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As the instructor reads a story about the history of the world’s oceans, students act as characters adding and removing…

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