The Sustainability Savvy Generation: Activating Students for Earth Day with Experiential Virtual Learning Resources

As the 50th anniversary of Earth Day approacheslet’s rise above the current challenges our world is facing and inspire young people to actively participate in creating the sustainable future they want to see. The powers of innovation and scientific discovery are at students’ fingertips now more than ever, with interactive digital learning resources that give students agency to approach broader environmental issues in the context of their everyday lives and communities. 

Discovery Education’s no-cost eLearning resources take a STEM/STEAM-centric approach to inspiring sustainable thinking in students grades K-12, equipping them with valuable 21st Century skills which are key to developing life-changing solutions. Students can let curiosity be their guide through a rich content library including everything from self-paced learning modules and instructional videos to exciting challenges and activities. 

Help students find Earth Day in their day-to-day with a variety of dynamic digital resources for learners of all ages. 

A Weeks’ Worth of Earth Day Digital Explorations! 

MONDAY
Science Fair Central *
Activate students with engaging project-based learning that promotes STEAM skills and self-guided research.
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TUESDAY
FUTURE U. *
Let students explore the future of sustainable innovation while using creativity, investigation, and problem-solving.
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WEDNESDAY
Fueling Education *
Inspire the next generation of STEM leaders by encouraging students to make a positive impact on their communities.
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THURSDAY
Girls Get STEM: Unleash Your Inner Scientist *
Spark student interest in STEM and help them unleash their G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ potential.
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FRIDAY
Undeniably Dairy: Caring for Cows & Nourishing Communities *
Remind students of the importance of healthy and balanced living by exploring the journey from farm to table.
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SATURDAY
Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World *
Celebrate conservation by introducing students to empowering new tech, smarter cities, and a more energy-efficient future.
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SUNDAY
Tech for Tomorrow *
Explore Tech for Global Good videos and lesson plans to introduce students to top tech innovators and encourage them to tackle the world’s biggest problems such as clean water, health inequity, and climate change.
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Bonus Day 
*STEM Careers Coalition* 
All new lessons from the STEM Careers Coalition include virtual learning activities that inspire students in grades K-8 to discover the important role they can play in the conservation of natural resourcesfrom reducing water waste to harnessing energy. 
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Take advantage of the opportunity to provide your students and their families with quality resources that will inspire them to make everyday Earth Day!

Discover more about Discovery Education’s corporate and community partnerships and the COVID-19 student, educator, and family resources at?DiscoveryEducation.com?and through?Discovery Education Experience’s?Corporate Education Partnerships channel. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Discovery Education is offering schools and school systems not currently using the company’s digital services free access to Discovery Education Experience. Schools accepting this offer will have access to Discovery Education’s dynamic K-12 learning platform and its ready-to-use digital lesson plans, activities, and standards-aligned resources through the remainder of the school year.?In addition, Discovery Education is offering a suite of no cost resources for parents and caregivers called?Daily DE?that can be used at home. For more information, visit Discovery Education’s comprehensive?Virtual Learning resource?center?dedicated to helping educators adapt their instruction to meet today’s needs.? 

For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit?DiscoveryEducation.com,?and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through?Facebook, follow us on Twitter at?@DiscoveryEd, or find us on Instagram?and?Pinterest.? 

 

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