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EarthEcho International’s Educator Resources are a collection of videos, lesson plans, and other materials designed to support high-quality classroom experiences. They are unique tools to assist educators as they equip young people to explore and protect their local natural resources. Many of the resources are designed to satisfy Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email us at education@earthecho.org and we will see what we can do to help you.

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    How-To: Reduce Your Personal Water Usage

    Students will explore how water is circulated throughout the Earth using videos and internet articles related to the water cycle and fresh water. They will use their growing knowledge base to determine overall water usage in the United States compare to the use in other countries. Students will also determine how much water they use through a personal water usage inventory guide in addition to identifying ways they can help reduce their personal water footprint.

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Water Efficiency
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    How-To: Host a CleanUP

    This CleanUp How-To Guide will walk educators and their students through all of the necessary steps for hositng your very own CleanUP! From research and planning to execution and sharing, this guide as it all!

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Waste Stream
    • Service Learning
  • OA Unit from NOAA Ocean Data Education (NODE) Project

    This curriculum, from the NOAA Ocean Data Education (NODE) Project, incorporates a scaled approach to learning. Each module offers activities at five different levels of student interaction, sometimes referred to as Entry, Adoption, Adaptation, Interactivity, and Invention. The early levels are very directed and teacher-driven, which provides important first steps when learning something new. The levels of Adaptation through Invention are more student-directed and…

    • Lesson Plan
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expedition: Shell Shocked
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    How-To Install a Rain Barrel

    Classrooms and community groups can make a powerful impact on the health of our water planet. Our Educator How-To Guides are a step-by-step look at how to implement an action project in your classroom. Background research, mini-labs, and steps for action are all included in this rain barrel installation guide.

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Expedition: Into the Dead Zone
    • Service Learning
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    How To: Host A Tree Planting

    Classrooms and community groups can make a powerful impact on the health of our water planet. Our Educator How-To Guides are a step-by-step look at how to implement an action project in your classroom. Background research, mini-labs, and steps for action are all included in this tree planting guide.

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expedition: Shell Shocked
    • Service Learning