Monday, April 19, 2010

How Will You Save the Earth This Week?

Tonight (Monday, April 19th), the PBS series American Experience will premiere the Robert Stone film Earth Days: The Seeds of a Revolution. This Thursday, April 22nd, marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, and this film provides an excellent starting point for a discussion about Earth Day and the history of the environmental movement around the world. The following is a brief trailer for tonight's film:



Teachers may find the Earth Days Teacher's Guides particularly useful, along with:

Earthcast 2010

Earthcast is a 24-hour global webcast held on Earth Day that hopes to foster a global conversation on the issues that face all of us. To find out more about the webcast and how you can get involved, visit the Earthbridges wiki. Other information and ways to get involved can be found here:

Earth Day Resources

Here are some other Earth Day resources I've been collecting:

[I'll be adding more links to this list, so check back! If you have any suggestions, feel free to leave a comment. Thanks!]

2 comments:

ktenkely said...

Sweet Karen! Thanks for sharing all of these. I read this just in time to change the channel to PBS, excited to watch this.

Karen McMillan said...

Glad it helped! I’ve added several additional links to the Earth Day Resources section. And I have even more! I’m wondering if I should quit while I’m ahead…or keep adding…