April 22nd

Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EarthDay.org including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries.

Happy Feet

Talking and Playing for Growth

(SEL: Friendship; Courage; Self-Esteem; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Respect; Caring) [5 – 8]

March of the Penguins

The Best of TWM

(Science; the Environment; World/Antarctica; SEL: Caring for Animals) [10+]

Planet Earth

Snippet Lesson Plan

The Arctic and Antarctica

(Earth Science) [10+; snippet: 40 minutes, 30 seconds; Lesson: One and one-half 45 – 55 minute class periods]