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Earth Day Curriculum Resources

April 22nd! Explore new and review familiar ways to live responsibly with these K-12 resources.


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"Buy, Use, Toss?" (High School Curriculum)

By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer

Cross-curricular lessons about the material world, including one called "Garbology", are perfect for Earth Day. Action projects about sustainability and consumption and disposal are also included.   


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A Student’s Guide to Global Climate Change

By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer

Perfect for Earth Day: Teach what has caused climate change in the past, how human activity is causing it today, and what each person - including your students - can do to help.


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Ths Story of Stuff

By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer

Examine our relationship with "stuff" with these Earth Day tie-ins. Videos and support materials cover sustainablity, bottled water, electronics, and their impacts on environmental and social issues.  


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