Celebrate Earth Day 2020 while staying at home

April 14, 2020

Neighborhood or At-Home Activities

Online Support and Learning on Earth Day:

  • Follow Earth Day events online, as they move digital
  • Join CalRecycle to share tips on how you help the environment while staying at home. Do you recycle, compost, repurpose items, reuse bottles–or something else? Share a picture or video of what you do to help the earth using #HowISavethePlanet and #CalEarthDay50.
  • Do one thing for the earth and post a photo or video for #OneThing4Earth video/photo challenge – New Hampshire’s Department of Environmental Services is encouraging people to record videos or take photos of themselves doing one thing that’s good for the earth in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The department commissioner shared a video of him adding materials to his compost pile, a very important activity that benefits our planet!
  • World War Zero is hosting a series of virtual town halls on Monday, April 20 – Wednesday, April 22, which will feature celebrities, political leaders, activists, and scientists. The town halls will cover the solutions we can implement right now to save our planet and what America’s role should be in both the climate and coronavirus crises.
  • The Nelson Institute is presenting a virtual Earth Day conference on Monday, April 20
  • Post Carbon Institute’s online course Think Resilience is available for free until Earth Day! Throughout the 22 short video lectures, you’ll learn how we got to this perilous moment in history and how we can develop strategies for tackling the challenges we face.
  • Coursera offers numerous free online courses on climate change topics, including: Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change offered by the University of Chicago; Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community, and Political Action offered by the University of Michigan; Global Energy and Climate Policy offered by SOAS University of London.
  • PBS has compiled a list of 161 science documentaries you can watch right now, no membership required. The list features several environmental documentaries, including: Extreme Realities, hosted and narrated by Matt Damon, which investigates the link between extreme weather, climate change, and threats to our national security.

Games and Kid-Friendly Activities

Happy Earth Day 2020!


Comments are closed here.