San Diego, CA, April 02, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Dedicated educators wishing to make Earth Day 2009 the most meaningful ever for their students will find what they need in the latest issue of the Teachers.Net Gazette where dozens of lesson plans, units and theme activities - and free printable Earth Day songs, are gathered in one place for quick and easy access by busy educators. There is even an attractive, free printable Earth Day Every Day award “for taking good care of our Earth” certificate, which teachers can print, copy and distribute to students.
Students will be captivated, inspired and informed when their teachers tap into the Teachers.Net earth Day collection ranging from a bibliography of earth/ecology themed books to recycling lesson plans and activities; from a study of the rainforest to measuring the earth, and dozens of other earth awareness lesson plans, themes, units that have been gathered in one place to save busy teachers valuable time.
On the Gazette’s monthly “Lessons and Resources” page, under “Earth Day and Ecology Theme Resources,” teachers can click over to themed lessons extracted from the vast collection of more than 4300 entries in the Teachers.Net Lessons Bank, including:
Earth Day/Earth Protectors theme unit
Earth Day in Kindergarten
Earth Day [huge] compilation of lessons, activities, books
Measuring the Earth
How Much Garbage Do We Produce?
Arbor Day cloze
In the “Additional Earth Day & ecology resources” links section are these exciting, teacher-tested lessons and activities:
Earth Day activities
Earth Day & Recycling activities
Alternatives to Field Trips
Teaching Map Skills
Earth/Eco books (annotated list)
Going Buggy! Insect theme
Teachers.Net Earth Day/Eco Chatboard
Teachers.Net Earth Day Mailring
April showers rainbow recipe for the classroom
Printable Earth Day songs
If that huge collection isn’t enough, and because all Teachers.Net Gazette back issues remain online, teachers can access in the March 2009 issue, dozens of additional lessons on topics such as ecology minded garbage plants, creating an edible landfill, Earth art, even a recycle relay game. http://teachers.net/gazette/MAR09/lessonplans/
In addition to the many Earth Day and ecology project resources gathered in the Teachers.Net Gazette, Teachers.Net offers two forums where teachers can tap into the vast network that’s made Teachers.Net the first place tens of thousands of educators visit when they need ideas, lesson plans, peer support or an encouraging word:
Teachers.Net Earth Day/Eco Chatboard http://teachers.net/projects/earthday
Teachers.Net Earth Day Mailring http://teachers.net/mailrings
The Teachers.Net Gazette debuted in March 2000. The current issue and all Gazette back issues are available at http://teachers.net/gazette/.