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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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  • Know Your Flow

    Everything about you and your daily life requires water, from the clothes you wear, to the food you eat, to how you're powered. Get to know your flow by conducting a water efficiency audit at your school, and discover how you can Reduce, Recycle and Re-think your water use with the help of this Action Guide.

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Water Efficiency
  • CleanUP

    Our everyday actions add up. A plastic bag left behind after a picnic, plastic bottles strewn on the beach. Trash and litter accumulates in places that cause BIG problems for all of us by affecting our waters. We all know, “If you make a mess, clean it up.” The Water Planet Challenge: CleanUP is asking you to do just that. Help clean up our collective mess that ultimately affects our oceans and waterways. This guide describes the steps to take that makes a…

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Rethinking Waste
    • Marine Debris
  • In the Wake of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident

    One year ago, a devastating earthquake and tsunami rocked Japan causing untold damage and human suffering. The clean up and recovery efforts continue to this day, within the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, the Northeast coastal region of Japan, and the country as a whole. Among the many shocking aftermaths is the 3-4 million tons of debris that washed into the ocean. In this Hot Topics Interview collection, Susan Hess of AREVA Inc., offers a review of what…

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Hot Topics
  • Energy Efficiency - High School Worksheet

    This worksheet is to be used with the Investigating the Impact of High Efficiency Light Bulbs High School Lesson Plan. 

    • Worksheet
    • High School
    • Energy
    • Hot Topics
  • Energy Efficiency - High School

    Investigating the Impact of Using High Efficiency Light Bulbs Objectives  1. Understand the different ways electricity is produced and how it is used by businesses and individuals (Teacher input/Research)  2. Differentiate between the environmental consequences of using renewable versus nonrenewable resources for electricity production (Teacher input/Research)  3. Demonstrate that low wattage light bulbs are more efficient and hence sustainable…

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Energy
    • Hot Topics