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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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  • PlasticSeas Reduce Your Plastic Use Calendar 2019

    This calendar has been created by the EarthEcho International Youth Leadership Council.  These youth, aged 16-22, designed this calendar to increase awareness and inspire behavior change to protect our collective future. The YLC invites you to use this calendar track and change your habits and, hopefully, provide monthly ideas to help you live a more sustainable, conscientious lifestyle.

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expeditions: PlasticSeas
    • Marine Debris
  • 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
  • Aquaponics 101

    In this curricular guide, middle school students learn about an alternative farming technique that addresses water use in agricultural farming, the environmental impacts of fish farms, and urban development and population growth. This guide promotes 21st-century skills by engaging students in the history of aquaponics through various texts; improving their communication skills by explaining how an aquaponics system works; and engineering your own classroom aquaponics…

    • Lesson Plan
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expedition: Water by Design
    • Food
    • Water Quality
    • Water Efficiency
  • Youth in Action: Eagle Scout Project with CJ

    Philippe Cousteau meets  CJ, a 16-year-old Eagle Scout who designed a water-wise garden showcase for the Lenain Water Treatment plant in Anaheim, CA.. CJ takes Philippe on a tour of his gardens and explains how his community has learned more about water conservation from his Eagle Scout project.

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    • High School
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expedition: Water by Design
    • Water Quality
    • Water Efficiency
    • Service Learning
  • Youth in Action: Environmental Charter Middle School

    Environmental Charter Middle School in Inglewood, CA, guides their students to discover environmental issues in their community and create solutions.  Expedition Fellow Tashanda Giles-Jones and her Green Ambassadors show that award-winning conservation efforts are a matter of simple design after identifying a community need.  

    • Video
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • EarthEcho Expedition: Water by Design
    • Food
    • Water Efficiency
    • Service Learning