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  Earth Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earth Day is a name used by two different observances held annually in the (northern) spring, both intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's environment.
The equinoctial Earth Day, also International Earth Day, is celebrated on the vernal equinox to mark the precise moment that spring begins in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.
The first Earth Day is commonly credited with creating something called environmentalism, and/or giving a tremendous boost to the pre-existing conservation groups and the relatively new and radical grassroots ecology movement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Earth_Day   (2703 words)

 Earth Day - US Government Portal
Earth Day is a time to celebrate gains we have made and create new visions to accelerate environmental progress.
Earth Day is a time to unite around new actions.
Earth Day and every day is a time to act to protect our planet.
www.earthday.gov   (219 words)

 Earth Day - Earth Holiday Website
Earth Day evolved over a period of seven years starting in 1962.
Six years would pass before the idea that became Earth Day occurred to me while on a conservation speaking tour out West in the summer of 1969.
Earth Day worked because of the spontaneous response at the grassroots level.
earth-day.123holiday.net   (647 words)

 Earth Day Energy Fast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Earth Day Energy Fast now exists as a living historical document that an attempt was made from the grassroots to use Earth Day as the mechanism to create behavioral change which could possibly slow and reverse global warming.
Begun in 1991, the campaign unfortunately failed to stimulate the mainstream Earth Day and environmental organizations to embrace its hands-on approach.
Begun as a grassroots campaign in 1991, Earth Day Energy Fast sought to shift the focus from entertainment to action, asking people to cut back or go without man-made energy each Earth Day to begin the process of changing energy-wasting behavior and to effect policy changes favoring efficiency and renewables.
earthdayenergyfast.org   (1489 words)

 Earth Day Crafts EnchantedLearning.com
Earth Day is a holiday in which the environment of the planet Earth is appreciated and pollution is fought.
Some people celebrate Earth Day on April 22; some celebrate Earth Day on the Vernal Equinox (the day Spring starts in the Northern Hemisphere).
A Earth Day activity book for early readers with connect the dots, color by number, a maze, fill in the missing letters, match the pictures, finish the drawing, and a word unscramble.
www.enchantedlearning.com /crafts/earthday   (752 words)

 Earth Day at TeachersFirst
CNN Earth Day Coverage - Grades 6-12 - This CNN special site reports on environmental progress and raises questions about the severity of global environmental problems and the effectiveness of efforts to correct these problems.
Earth Day Canada - Grades K-12 - Our Canadian users will want to visit this starting page for Canadian Earth Day acvitivities and information, and others will also find the selection of information and resources useful.
Earth Day Network - Teachers - This site is primarily a resource for finding Earth Day activities around the country.
www.teachersfirst.com /earth_day.htm   (1492 words)

 St. Louis Earth Day 2006
What began as a one-day celebration of our planet Earth, SLED is now a year-round environmental organization that strives to affect change through education, action, stewardship and celebration.
The people of this Earth, especially those in the United States, are waking up to smell the fair-trade coffee.
Louis Earth Day is determined to make this a reality, at least in our community.
www.stlouisearthday.org   (337 words)

 Earth Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first Proclamation of Earth Day was by San Francisco, the City of Saint Francis, patron saint of ecology.
Designating the First Day of Spring, March 21, 1970 to be Earth Day, this day of nature's equipoise was later sanctioned in a Proclamation signed by Secretary General U Thant at the United Nations where it is observed each year.
Earth Day was firmly established for all time on a sound basis as an annual event to deepen reverence and care for life on our planet.
www.earthsite.org /day.htm   (437 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Holidays: Earth Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chemists Celebrate Earth Day - The American Chemical Society provides activities that are designed to enhance public awareness of contributions made through chemistry in preserving the planet and the environment.
Earth Day Energy Fast - Urges people to make the day more than a free concert in the park by reducing or eliminating man-made energy use.
Earth Day Every Day - Includes a history of the observance, environmental timeline, a virtual tour of an arctic wildlife sanctuary, and resources for teachers.
dmoz.org /Society/Holidays/Earth_Day   (444 words)

 Celebrate Earth Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But Earth Day was at least five times larger than any anti-war rally had been and 20 times larger than any coordinated civil rights rally.
When it became clear how large and widespread Earth Day was going to be, Congress — in an unprecedented move — adjourned in the middle of the week just so every member could go back home and try to take the pulse of what was happening.
On Earth Day, the conservationists and the environmental health advocates joined the stage with those worried about overpopulation, overconsumption, lead poisoning and a wide range of other related issues.
www.motherearthnews.com /features/2005_April_May/Celebrate_Earth_Day   (2999 words)

 Earth Day On Your Block
An Earth Day can be a party that reminds us of what we know about living gently on the Earth and show us new things to do.
An Earth Day on the block is not much more involved than a block party with a theme.
Earth Day is every day so your Earth Day celebration can be any day you choose.
www.allspecies.org /neigh/block.htm   (2260 words)

 Education World® Holidays Center: Earth Day
This Earth Day, put the diversity of plants and animals to work in lessons that will tame your students’ need to know about endangered species.
Earth Day, first celebrated in 1970, is just around the corner.
Earth Day, a time when people around the world hold events to honor our home planet.
www.educationworld.com /holidays/archives/earthday.shtml   (743 words)

 International Earth Day- The Official Site (www.earthsite.org) Spring/Vernal Equinox - The Great Day of Earth
"EARTH DAY uses one of humanity’s great discoveries, the discovery of anniversaries by which, throughout time, human beings have kept their sorrows and their joys, their victories, their revelations and their obligations alive, for re-celebration and re-dedication another year, another decade, another century, another eon.
EARTH DAY reminds the people of the world of the need for continuing care which is vital to Earth’s safety.
Earth Day, celebrated on the Spring or Vernal Equinox, is the most significant day of the year, because people from all nations, backgrounds, races, colors, religions, and all other human-made barriers celebrate their similarities: living on Earth.
www.earthsite.org   (1132 words)

 Earth Day Coalition
Earth Day Coalition is Cleveland’s own nonprofit environmental education organization serving Ohio and the nation.
Earth Day Coalition was established in 1990 to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of Earth Day in Ohio.
And, we organize EarthFest, one of the longest standing and most successful Earth Day celebrations in the country, every April to celebrate Earth Day in Ohio.
www.earthdaycoalition.org   (305 words)

 EarthFair Earth Day New York
One of Earth Day New York's main projects each year is to organize and facilitate a giant celebration of Earth Day called Earth Week in Grand Central Terminal.
Earth Day continues to be celebrated on April 22nd, although many groups now organize events on the following weekend.
Earth Week in Grand Central Terminal is the week-long celebration organized by Earth Day New York, consisting of The Giant Earth Images, and the EarthFair.
www.earthdayny.org /earthday.html   (404 words)

 Earth Day 2006 - Send free Earth Day eCards and learn about Earth Day volunteer opportunities and Earth Day activity
Selected Earth Day messages will be seen and read by people from all over the world.
You'll have the power to change their world, and yours, by sharing your message of hope on Earth Day.
Send free Earth Day ecards to your friends and family to show them your love for our planet.
www.nature.org /earthday   (545 words)

 Earth Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fact-filled reading comprehension presents the purpose of Earth Day, the problems facing the Earth, and some actions students can take to prevent those problems.
Use the poem form for your diamonte poem related to recycling and Earth Day.
Use this Earth Day-related Venn diagram to compare things related to Earth Day and the environment.
abcteach.com /directory/theme_units/month_to_month/d_april/earth_day   (499 words)

 Earth Day New York
Earth Day is more than a one-day event or annual environmental wake-up call.
Earth Day New York is an educational non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes environmental awareness and solutions through a three-pronged program: 1) involving schools, teachers and students through the Earth Day Education Program; 2) educating public and private policymakers through conferences and publications; and, 3) involving the general public in annual Earth Day events.
Earth Day New York 201 East 42nd St. Suite 3200 New York, NY 10017 Tel: 212-922-0048 Fax: 212-922-1936 info@earthdayny.org
www.earthdayny.org   (161 words)

 Earth Day | US EPA
EPA's Earth Day Web site offers you many tips and fun ways to protect the environment and your health every day.
Earth Day “Take-Home Kit” learn how you and your family can protect the environment every day in lots of ways.
Join the Earth Day Celebration by participating in these events and volunteer opportunities.
www.epa.gov /earthday   (358 words)

 Earth and Moon Viewer
In addition to the Earth, you can also view the Moon from the Earth, Sun, night side, above named formations on the lunar surface.
The Earth and Moon Viewer would have been enormously more difficult to implement without the help of the software and imagery mentioned in the credits.
Home Planet, Earth screen saver, Sky screen saver, Moontool, Craters screen saver, and an Excel catalogue of the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey.
www.fourmilab.ch /earthview/vplanet.html   (335 words)

 Earth Day 2006: History of Earth Day
on April 22, 1970, Earth Day was held, one of the most
By Senator Gaylord Nelson, Founder of Earth Day
Actually, the idea for Earth Day evolved over a period of seven years starting in 1962.
earthday.envirolink.org /history.html   (692 words)

 Earth Science Picture of the Day
Each day a different image or photograph is featured, with an
Earth Science Picture of the Day for July 3, 2006
On April 19th of 1775, as they fled Concord (Massachusetts) harried by sniping 'Minutemen', a group of 'Redcoats' tried to rally and stand by the rocky bluff in Lexington pictured above (photo taken on April 19th of 2006).
epod.usra.edu   (364 words)

 Earth Day
Earth Day Activities Book - 11 page coloring book full of tips
Earth Day Theme and Activities - earth day activities from Childfun
Earth Day Every Day Award - printable Earth Day award
www.picadome.fcps.net /lab/currl/earth_day   (536 words)

 Caring For Earth and Earth Day Theme Unit
The Earth's View - A Speech to Humans (Grades 7-9)
Create a word wall using words from the caring for Earth theme unit
Earth Day borders with Earth Day story starters
www.edhelper.com /EarthDay.htm   (373 words)

 NASA - Sun-Earth Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We live in the atmosphere of a dynamic, magnetic star that interacts with the Earth and the planets beyond!
In this site you will also find comparisons of Venus with Earth and Mars, calculations of the distances to nearby stars, and the use of transits to identify extra-solar planets.
SECEF brings together the rich expertise of scientists, educators, and museums to develop innovative products and programs that share the exciting discoveries and knowledge from NASA Sun-Earth Connection missions and research programs with the public.
sunearthday.nasa.gov   (274 words)

 Earth Day and other holiday resources at FamilyEducation.com
There are lots of easy things you can do in your own homes and neighborhoods every day to help save our earth, air, and water.
So, celebrate the Earth Day holiday by learning new ways to protect the environment together.
See what other parents are doing to help our planet on Earth Day and every day.
fun.familyeducation.com /earth-sciences/.../32872.html?ssb   (300 words)

 "Earth Day"
In what year was the first "Earth Day" celebration begun?
How many schools around the world participated in the "Earth Day Groceries" project last year (1998)?
Name one way that Shaq’s Garage helps protect our Earth.
www.spa3.k12.sc.us /GuidedTours/earthday/earthday.htm   (199 words)

 Earth Day Scavenger Hunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
What are 3 ways you can save energy on Earth Day or any day?
Here are some interesting facts about our earth and environment.
Earth Day Poem - check out these examples, then write your very own earth day poem
teach.fcps.net /trt2/Webquests/earth_day_scavenger_hunt.htm   (185 words)

 Earth Day on Your Block- A Guide for Kids, pg 1
Earth Day on Your Block- A Guide for Kids, pg 1
If you do a neighborhood Earth Day please send us photos and a brief report so we can include them in this web site.
An Earth Day on the block is like block party with a theme.
www.allspecies.org /neigh/blocka.htm   (426 words)

 Earth Day
Earth Day is celebrated April 22, but we need to be responsible for the gifts that God gave us everyday.
And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth,
Most of the printable activities require the Flash player from Macromedia.
www.akidsheart.com /holidays/eday/earthday.htm   (284 words)

 Earth Day Theme - Lesson Plans, Thematic Units, Printables, Worksheets, and More from A to Z Teacher Stuff
Earth Day Theme - Lesson Plans, Thematic Units, Printables, Worksheets, and More from A to Z Teacher Stuff
The Earth Day Groceries Project is an easy, cost-free environmental awareness project that teams up youth and grocers to spread the message of Earth Day.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.
atozteacherstuff.com /Themes/Earth_Day/index.shtml   (243 words)

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