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Lively Lessons: Ocean Conservation

It covers 71% of the Earth’s surface. Forty percent of the world’s population lives in a coastal region. The world’s oceans: strong, yet fragile – a resource that we must protect. With this Lively Lesson, dive into Discovery Education’s digital resources to help bring the underwater world to life for your students.

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Content Showcase: Earth Day 2016

Discovery Education’s Content Team presents to this special Earth Day edition of the Discovery Education Content Showcase. Earth Day is on Friday, April 22nd and Discovery Education is proud to be your go-to resource for the freshest Earth Day content. Below are four new resources to fuel the discussion about this global environmental observance. Racing Extinction by

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Students’ Earth Day Learning Showcase

Last week we shared a special board for your students to use as they explored concepts related to Earth Day. In that board, we challenged students to create boards to showcase what they’ve learned about taking care of our planet.  Here are a few of our favorites.   Discovery Educator Patti Grammen’s student responded to

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Lesson/Activity: Solar Sources – Turn the Sunshine on this Earth Day!

More solar energy hits the earth in one day than can be used in 27 years, which means we use less than one percent of the sun’s power. Solar panels are being used more often in American homes and businesses. Solar energy is clean power that does not pollute the environment. LESSON SEQUENCE: Have students

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10 Ways to Discover Earth Day

We’re only three days away from Earth Day and my wife (Martha, teaches sixth grade in Harrisburg, pretty awesome teacher) asked me for some ideas.  So, in the spirit of Earth Day I decided that recycling and re-using others’ ideas was the best strategy.  But, I also wanted to compost, I mean compose, a couple

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Lively Lessons: Recycling

Each year, Americans throw away millions of tons of paper, glass bottles, plastic containers, aluminum cans, yard clippings, and other types of solid wastes. Increasingly we are realizing that we are running out of places to put this waste as our landfills fill up. In this week’s Lively Lesson students will examine their own life

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