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Free Earth Day 2021 Events and Activities

In celebration of Earth Day 2021, we’re sharing with you an awesome free event from NASA and some free STEM Lessons from Science Buddies.

Register for NASA’s 2021 Virtual Earth Day Event

Audience: All Educators, Students, Parents and Caregivers
 
Event Date: April 21-24 2021
 
Celebrate Earth during NASA’s 2021 Virtual Earth Day Event. The virtual event will feature live presentations and chats with NASA experts, interactive science content, a kids’ fun zone, a scavenger hunt, hundreds of downloadable resources and more.
 
Registration is free and open to the public. For more information, including a downloadable event guide and flyer, visit https://go.nasa.gov/JoinEarthDay2021

Earth Day STEM Lessons from Science Buddies

Plan Ahead for Earth Day Learning!

Earth Day is April 22, 2021. There are many ways you can talk about and explore environmental science and Earth Day topics with students.
 
Science Buddies’ new Earth Day Science Activities resource highlights more than 20 free lessons and activities educators can use to teach about global warming, fossil fuels, recycling, ecological footprints, and more.
 
In this collection, you will find lessons like:
 
  • Growing rooftop gardens
  • Making a solar updraft tower
  • Building a solar oven made from a pizza box
  • Using chocolate chip cookies to explore the mining of fossil fuels
  • Making a 3D map of local trash and litter
  • Exploring food waste, energy use, recycling habits, and more!
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