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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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  • #OurEcho Action Guide: Plant A Solution for Shell Shocked Oceans

    ACT: #OurEcho is EarthEcho’s strategy to put the tools of action in the hands of youth across the world. In this document, you can gather information and prepare to take action to mitigate the impacts of ocean acidification in your own community. This #OurEcho Action Guide features a tree-planting event as a direct action that you can take in any community.

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expedition: Shell Shocked
    • Water Quality
  • A Service-Learning Guide for Citizen Journalists

    CLASSROOM RESOURCE: Citizen journalism can be a powerful form of activism. Wherever you are, the time has arrived to look at the world in a different way, to ask questions, and gather with others to tell stories of what is happening to the environment in our communities. This is our opportunity , as caring, responsible members of this global society, to be citizen journalists.

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expedition: Shell Shocked
    • Service Learning
  • RainCheck: A Guide for Stormwater Action

    Throughout the world, water resources are polluted as rainwater travels over roofs, pavement, and bare earth before entering our waterways. Use the tools in this Action Guide to develop a plan to protect local waterways from polluted stormwater. 

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Expedition: Into the Dead Zone
    • Water Quality
    • Service Learning
  • Rethinking Waste

    You’re familiar with the three “R”s: reduce, reuse, recycle. When it comes to items we toss, it’s time to add another solution: rethink. Kids, teens, and adults around the world are coming up with innovative ideas and approaches to the age old problem of waste. In this guide, you will meet some “rethinkers and explore ways you can help trash stay gone, permanently. You might even cut down on how much stuff you use in the first place.

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Rethinking Waste
  • What’s On Your Fork

    You may have heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” But did you ever stop to consider the ways in which the world is what we eat? Food and water are inextricably connected, and common daily food choices may impact water in ways that surprise you. Thinking carefully about what we eat allows us to make daily, substantial contributions to our entire society. Learn more as you implement a MEATLESS MONDAY campaign to provide the option for eating plant-based…

    • Action Guide
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Expedition: Into the Dead Zone
    • Food