Environmental Awareness

Earth Day (April 22)

Earth Day began in 1970 and is celebrated annually around the world on April 22. Various events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. 

World Environmental Day (June 5)

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. It's celebrated annually on June 5.

 

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Web of Water Learning Activity
Web of Water Learning Activity

Document

The Web of Water documentary is a wonderful companion to the site's content. Edited as a half-hour broadcast program, the video covers Ian's complete adventure from the mountains to the sea, and...
Sea Change Learning Activity
Sea Change Learning Activity

Document

Patrick McMillan takes viewers from the sands of Hunting Island State Park to other communities along coastal South Carolina and Georgia, exploring diverse perspectives on the impact of sea level rise...
The Driftless Area Mystery | Into the Outdoors
The Driftless Area Mystery | Into the Outdoors

Video

EXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Glaciers reshaped much of Wisconsin’s landscape. As these glaciers retreated, the glacial drift left behind rocks, sand, and other glacial material. Earth scientists mapped areas...
How is Silica Mined? | Into the Outdoors
How is Silica Mined? | Into the Outdoors

Video

EXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Part 3 answers the questions: Why would fracing engineers want pure silica sand? Rounded grains? Uniform grain size? No other minerals? One risk factor of silica mining is...