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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 and we will see what we can do to help you.

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  • PlasticSeas: Product Life Cycle

    In this investigation, students describe the life cycle of man-made products that include or originate from plastic to evaluate how they may impact the environment. Students use a basic life cycle assessment – similar to assessments used by process engineers – that allows them to identify and order the different steps in the life cycle of a product. Using their analyses to compare the impacts of different products, students develop ideas to reduce the…

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expeditions: PlasticSeas
    • Waste Stream
    • Marine Debris
  • Expediton Fellow Song

    Our 2018 cohort of teachers, known as Expedition Fellows created this song as part of their experience working with EarthEcho.

    • Video
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expeditions: PlasticSeas