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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: 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. Interested in receving updates and tips on hosting a tree planting throughout the year? Fill out this Google Form with your email and we'll send you helpful emails,…

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

    Getting local media to an event is a great way to spread the word about the good work that you are doing. This sample press release is from a beach clean-up event, but can be modified with information to suit any event. 

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Service Learning
  • Telling Your Story

    if you want people to listen to what you have to say and rememebr the important points, tell a story. Think of your actions taken during your action project planning. A helpful story is waiting to be told. 

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Service Learning
  • 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.

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Water Efficiency
    • Service Learning
  • 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!

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Waste Stream
    • Service Learning