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Topics include environmental education, environmental awareness, Earth Day, ecology, and environmental activities.

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The scientific reason leaves change colors in the fall “ As days get shorter and cooler, deciduous trees form what is known as abscission layers, blocking minerals and nutrients at the. Autumn Cozy, Autumn Trees, Autumn Leaves, Leaves Changing Color, Science Festival, Virginia Creeper, Forest Garden, Environmental Education, Deciduous Trees

The Biochemistry Of Autumn Colors - World Science Festival

Whether you make a point of going on leaf-peeping excursions or just enjoy the turning leaves shading your street, you probably wonder what the story is behind the autumn palette of maples, oaks, birches and other deciduous trees. The answer lies in biochemistry. The cycle of colors in the leaves... [read more]

If your kids are animals lovers and you want to teach them about the world, try any of these 29 Nature Documentaries for kids! If your kids are animals lovers and you want to teach them about the world, try any of these 29 Nature Documentaries for kids! Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Activities, Activities For Kids, Science Crafts, Science Centers, Summer Science, Preschool Science, Learn Science

29 Incredible Nature Documentaries for Kids and Families

If your kids are animals lovers and you want to teach them about the world, try any of these 29 Nature Documentaries for kids!

This cute little Earth Day Activity Book is perfect for fast finisher work or for a fast printable for Earth Day! Teaching Themes, Teaching Science, Learning Resources, Earth Day Activities, Holiday Activities, Book Activities, Recycling Activities For Kids, Preschool Ideas, Environmental Education

Earth Day Activity Book- Freebie!

This cute little Earth Day Activity Book is perfect for fast finisher work or for a fast printable for Earth Day! Enjoy!

The UNICEF Tap Project. Just 10 minutes away from your phone and UNICEF will fund for a day of clean water! This small contribution will allow you to help UNICEF provide water for those who don't have access to it. Marketing, Kinder In Not, Access To Clean Water, Detox Challenge, Finance, Social Entrepreneurship, Smartphone, Good Cause, Children In Need

UNICEF Tap Project

Beginning as a grassroots volunteer program in 2007, the UNICEF Tap Project evolved into a successful and innovative campaign that used a mobile app to save lives by providing children with clean water. In the span of a decade, the UNICEF Tap Project: Directly benefited more than half a million people.Raised over $6 million.Supported UNICEF water, sanitation and hygiene programs in 12 countries. With deepest gratitude to all those who made the campaign a decade-long success, the UNICEF USA…

Beginning as a grassroots volunteer program in the UNICEF Tap Project evolved into a successful and innovative campaign that used a mobile app to save lives by providing children with clean water. In the span of a decade, the UNICEF Tap Project: Helping Children, Children In Need, Volunteer Programs, Environmental Education, Projects, Smartphone, Join, Community, Water

UNICEF Tap Project

Beginning as a grassroots volunteer program in 2007, the UNICEF Tap Project evolved into a successful and innovative campaign that used a mobile app to save lives by providing children with clean water. In the span of a decade, the UNICEF Tap Project: Directly benefited more than half a million people.Raised over $6 million.Supported UNICEF water, sanitation and hygiene programs in 12 countries. With deepest gratitude to all those who made the campaign a decade-long success, the UNICEF USA…

 is an initiative from The Climate Reality Project that implores the child in all of us to keep asking questions about how we as a planet are addressing climate change. Environmental Education, Environmental Issues, Industrial Revolution, Global Warming, Renewable Energy, Ecology, Climate Change, Stuff To Do, Solar

Why? Why Not?

Why? Why Not? is an initiative from The Climate Reality Project that implores the child in all of us to keep asking questions about how we as a planet are addressing climate change.

A bug hotel is part garden art and part winter habitat for beneficial insects. Using plant material from around the garden and a cedar box you can create up dif garden hotel How to Build a Bug Hotel Garden Crafts, Garden Projects, Garden Art, Garden Design, Garden Table, Diy Projects, Bug Hotel, Garden Bugs, Beneficial Insects

Build a Bug Hotel - Garden Therapy

Make your own bug hotel using natural materials to attract ladybugs, bees, and other beneficial insects to the garden.

Science for kids: Nature trays and nature tables from Living Montessori Now at Gift of Curiosity Montessori Science, Preschool Science, Science For Kids, Science And Nature, Nature Activities, Science Activities, Activities For Kids, Science Experiments, Reggio Emilia

Nature Trays and Nature Tables

A nature tray or nature table is a wonderful addition to any classroom or home. If you haven’t begun the tradition of having a nature tray or table, now is a perfect time to start. Nature Trays If you want to have a nature tray, you could have a seasonal one. Or you could have a themed nature tray, like the one in the photo from Montessori for Everyone, which has a tree/forest theme. In the post with the nature tray, Montessori for Everyone has other great nature ideas such as creating…

Learning a tree's botanical parts is useful for tree owner and forest manager. These tree parts and markers help make positive tree identification.: Parts of a Tree, Use the Flower, Cone and Fruit to Identify a Tree Trees And Shrubs, Trees To Plant, Fruit Trees, Leaf Identification, Tree Structure, Theme Nature, Nature Table, Tree Study, Nature Activities

How to Identify a Tree by Its Leaves, Flowers, or Bark

Most trees can be easily identified by inspecting their leaves, seed pods, flowers, bark, or shape.

Every May we celebrate Garden for Wildlife Month as a way to remind us to prepare our gardens for wildlife, highlight amazing stories, and share tips with one another. Environmental Education, Environmental Issues, Science Education, Homestead Gardens, Beneficial Insects, Wildlife Conservation, Flower Gardening, Fundraisers, Science And Nature

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Garden for Wildlife Month • The National Wildlife Federation Blog

Every May we celebrate Garden for Wildlife Month as a way to remind us to prepare our gardens for wildlife, highlight amazing stories, and share tips with one another. Since the …

Groundwater science experiment shows importance of trees and other plants! Inspired by Earth Day, great for a HS Environmental Science class. Kid Science, Preschool Science, Middle School Science, Science Classroom, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science Education, Environmental Education, Science Ideas

An excellent example of the role plants play in keeping our soil intact and even clean of impurities

16 Great Children’s Books on Nature and the Environment. Many of these books have beautiful illustrations parents will enjoy along with their kids. Children's Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Help Teaching, Teaching Science, Outdoor Education, Best Children Books, Environmental Education, Nature Study

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“16 Great Children’s Books on Nature and the Environment:” This list contains some of the ‘best’ nature books out there (whether they were chosen for their storyline, their educational value, or simply the beauty of their illustrations) each and every one of them has something beautiful to offer. From: Children’s Book Guide

Laurel Springs embraces environmental education with our April symposium: "Turning Waste Into Fuel. Environmental Education, Ecology, Environmental Science

Environmental Education: Turn Waste Into Fuel

Laurel Springs embraces environmental education with our April symposium: "Turning Waste Into Fuel."

Here, I jammed a stick between the camera and the tree, to make the camera point exactly as I wanted it. setting up a camera trap for wildlife Expecting Photos, Pocket Camera, Trail Camera, Remote Camera, Environmental Education, Bow Hunting, Go Outside, Mother Nature, Habitats

How to Set up a Camera Trap

Camera traps can help you identify lurking predators, plan hunting expeditions, and learn about wildlife behavior. Here are the basics of setting it up: where, when, how, and the great bait debate.

Has directions for how to build a bee block /Pix shows Nest bee box with ready-to-hatch straws nearby. Spring Projects, Easy Projects, Small Flower Pots, Bee House, Nesting Boxes, Bees Knees, Garden Trellis, Bee Keeping, Summer Fun

How to build a native bee block

Of all the bees native to North America, about 30% use some kind of tunnel in which to lay eggs. It is easy to make bee blocks with a drill.