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11 Books About Recycling for Elementary Students

Looking for a Summer Reading list? Check out these captivating books about recycling for elementary students. From a recycled orchestra to a garbage barge to the life of a plastic bag, children will learn the basics of reduce, reuse, recycle and return to class inspired to contribute to a healthier, cleaner planet.

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21 Tree Art Projects for Young Learners

We’ve gathered a variety of art projects for Preschool through Grade 2 children involving handprints, mosaics, found objects such as sticks and leaves, and repurposed materials such as egg cartons to get students excited and thinking about trees.

Native Prairie with Purple Phlox

Earth Day 2021 – Restore the Earth With Native Plants

The theme of Earth Day 2021 is “Restore Our Earth.” Explore the differences between native, non-native, and invasive plants; how invasive plants threaten the environment and why native plants sustain it — and what your classroom can do to get involved.

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Innovative Ways to Create More Urban Green Spaces

Creating more green spaces can not only add natural beauty to cities, but it can also improve the health and well-being of its residents. Get your students inspired to add green spaces to urban areas.

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Winter-Themed STEM Activities

The cold winter season provides many opportunities to add fun and interesting STEM activities to your lesson plans. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Spider-Inspired Classroom Activities for Halloween

Are you ready to add some spooky science to your fall lesson plans? We have gathered a whole cauldron of creepy, crawly spider science activities to enhance your lessons. Try these 11 Halloween activities inspired by our eight-legged friends. Examine spider webs outdoors, build a spider habitat, consider how a spider would adapt to life in space, and more!