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Earth Day/Every Day- Resources to help you involve children in Earth care activities.

Local Youth Resources: 

Institute for Environmental Journalism announces:   Inside Climate News is launching the Institute for Environmental Journalism this summer in New York City. The intensive three-week program is open to high school students and recent graduates and will take place July 9-27. They are currently accepting applications.

Our Children’s Trust – Securing the legal right to a safe climate. Ninth Circuit Court Rules in Favor of Youth Plaintiffs, Rejects Trump’s Attempt to Evade Constitutional Climate Trial. Seepress release.

This Zero Hour – a national movement mobilizing youth to protect a livable future. A group of high school students are now planning a nationwide series of climate marches on July 21st, when they will confront lawmakers in Washington, D.C. with a list of their demands for a livable climate.

Parachute for the Planet: Amplify the concerns of youth and inspire action on climate change. Add your voice to this incredible global art project by the Mother Earth Project. Watch videoHERE.

 

General Youth Resources: 

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

http://www.c2es.org/science-impacts/basics/kids

EPA – A Student’s Guide to Global Climate Change (note, this is archived)

https://archive.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/index.html

EPA – Games, Quizzes & More

https://www.epa.gov/students/games-quizzes-and-more

EPA – Recipes for Healthy Kids and a Healthy Environment

https://www.epa.gov/children/student-curriculum

EPA – WaterSense for Kids

https://www.epa.gov/watersense/watersense-kids

NASA

http://climatekids.nasa.gov/climate-change-meaning/

NASA – Global Climate Change – Vital Signs for the Planet / Earth Has a Fever

http://climate.nasa.gov/climate_resource_center/earthminute/

National Wildlife Federation – KIDS

http://kids.nwf.org/kids.aspx

National Geographic – What is Climate Change? Facts for Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/au/discover/geography/general-geography/what-is-climate-change/

No Child Left Inside

http://www.cbf.org/ncli/landing

NRDC

http://www.nrdc.org/reference/kids.asp

Students for the Environment

http://www.epa.gov/students/

Young Voices for the Planet – Speaking out. Creating Solutions. Leading the Change.

http://www.youngvoicesfortheplanet.com

More Resources:

  • Do your kids love games? Let them play Recycle City to learn about the impact of recycling and what can be recycled, while having fun and competing with kids across the country!
  • Check out Environmental Education for Kids or EEK!, an online magazine for grades four to eight which contains articles and activities about animals, plants and environmental issues.
  • Visit NASA’s Climate Kids website! It has lots of information, activities, and ideas on environmental stewardship, good for kids of all ages.