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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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  • A Leader’s Guide to Make A Splash!

    Make A Splash: A Kid's Guide to Protecting Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers & Wetlands provides a closer look at our oceans and waterways and our role in protecting this water planet. This Leader's Guide provides a sequence of activities to support classroom teachers, youth group or club sponsors, or any adult invested in engaging youth in meaningful service learning that addresses the global water crisis as outlined in the stories of Make A…

    • Lesson Plan
    • Middle School
    • Toxins
    • Water Quality
    • Water Efficiency
    • Marine Debris
    • Service Learning
  • A Leader’s Guide to Going Blue

    Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands provides a close look at our oceans and waterways and our role in protecting this water planet. This Leader's Guide provides a lesson sequence that expands on the critical information in Going Blue! so young people can actively reflect on the global water crisis via detailed discussion and writing assignments. Appropriate for both traditional classroom teachers and facilitators for out…

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Water Quality
    • Water Efficiency
    • Marine Debris
    • Service Learning
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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
  • 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