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Tagged With: ecology

12 Great Websites for Earth Day

sign-29227_640April 22nd is Earth Day. Celebrate it with your students by letting them visit these six websites:

  1. Breathing Earth
  2. Breathing Earth YouTube Video–of CO2 use, population changes, and more
  3. Conservation Game
  4. Environmental footprintEco-friendly houseEeko WorldBreathing earth– the environmentConservation GameHome of the FutureMy Garbology
  5. Ecotourism Simulation–for grades 4 and above
  6. EekoWorld
  7. Electrocity
  8. Eyes on the Earth–from NASA
  9. Footprint calculator (more…)
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Weekend Website #101: Electrocity

Drop by every Friday to discover what wonderful website my classes and parents loved this week. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of yours as they are of mine.

[caption id="attachment_8207" align="aligncenter" width="614"] Balance the need for power with protecting the environment[/caption]

Age:

Fifth grade and up–homeschoolers, students, computer lab, classroom

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Weekend Website #77: Blackle

Every Friday I’ll send you a wonderful website that my classes and my parents love. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of your students as they are of mine.

Blackle.com is a search engine. It’s pretty much like Google–in fact, it’s run by Google–but you notice right away you’re not at Google.com or Yahoo or any other search engine you’ve every used. Why?

The background is black.

That itty bitty change in surfing saves energy. In fact, Blackle had saved 2,440,165.420 Watt hours as of the hour I checked. (more…)

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Weekend Website #66: What’s Your Carbon Footprint

Every Friday I’ll send you a wonderful website that my classes and my parents love. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of your students as they are of mine.

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Weekend Website #30: Breathing Earth

Drop by every Friday to discover what wonderful website my classes and parents loved this week. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of yours as they are of mine.
breathing earth

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