Get a bucket or bags and some gloves. Pick a spot in your community to clean up. Do a sweep for garbage and recyclables (with an adult, for safety).
See how you can throw a green party by using items around your home to create invitations, party decorations, and more.
Edible Water Bottles
See how one company came up with an alternative to single-use plastics: the Ooho edible water bottle made of seaweed!
Bioturbation in Action
Watch these time-lapse videos to see earthworms and other small critters do the important work of bioturbation, the mixing up of soil and sediment.
Be Like a Hummingbird
Listen to the tale of the hummingbird, shared by Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai. This excerpt from Dirt! The Movie inspires us to do the best we can.
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Watch how the Straus Family Creamery transforms "cow pies" into renewable energy and compost to fertilize pastures.
Find out how much you know about sharks, space, or other science topics, and then share the most interesting facts you learned.
How many birds can you spot outside your window? Count them. Which colors do you notice? Can you name any of the birds?
Solar Oven Snacks
Build a sun-powered oven out of cardboard! When it's sunny, go outside and heat up a treat to celebrate Earth Day.
Walk around your neighborhood and see how many different types of flowers you can find. Draw them or take a picture of each and try to identify them when you get home.
Try to identify as many trees as you can around your neighborhood. What is unique about the bark or leaves? Which type of tree is your favorite?