GreenLearning Monthly Calendars

April 2021- EARTH MONTH


These activities are designed for learning at home and at school.

Are your students social-savvy? Encourage them to share their journey with us! They can share photos or videos of their activities by tagging our social media accounts: @GreenLearning and by using the hashtag: #GreenLearningand we will respond!

Also, check out our April Spark Activity to challenge your students to explore a solution to a unique problem using an inquiry-based model!



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1

Create a Bottle Ecosystem

Build your very own perfectly contained ecosystem that functions all on its own in this fun activity!

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Make Your Own Recycled Paper

Did you know that only 64% of paper gets recycled? Learn how to create paper out of recycled paper and reduce your impact on the Earth in this fun craft!

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Energy Conservation Week!

Go to http://www.greenlearning.ca/programs/reenergychallenge/ to become an energy engineer!

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Earth Hour Challenge

Check out this hands-on learning activity about saving energy at school! Register for the school Earth Hour Challenge for your chance to win some prizes from GreenLearning!

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6

Save Energy and Enjoy Sweets

Turning on the oven sure uses a lot of power! Try making some tasty treats that don’t require any baking- these no bake recipes are sure to be a hit!

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7

International Beaver Day

Because of human developments, we now only have 10% of North America’s original beaver population. Beavers help keep wetlands healthy, learn how you can protect them here!

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8

Get Serious About Saving Energy

Join the Natural Resources Canada and learn how to use less energy and live better in this learning guide and activity book!

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9

Energy Conservation Bingo

Work together with your family to check off as many bingo squares as you can by completing simple energy saving tasks! Cover up all of the squares and create a black out! Download the bingo board here.

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Environmental Education Week!

Learn something new at http://www.greenlearning.ca/programs/ and complete one of our programs!

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Meatless Monday

Did you know? Eating less meat can reduce your carbon footprint! By eating less beef you could save 3432 trees in one year, this is because raising cows takes much more land than growing vegetables. Why don't you try incorporating a Meatless Monday in your lifestyle? Let us know how it goes by tagging us on social media!


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Turtle Island Game

In this fun and interactive quiz game, learn about Indigenous culture and the environment in Canada! From maple syrup to polar bears, test your knowledge and learn something new.

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14

Learn About Climate Policy

Learn how climate policy is used to create a low-carbon future and become an active citizen for tackling climate change in the GreenLearning program, Decoding Carbon!

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15

Learn with Bill Nye the Science Guy

Check out all of these super fun and educational videos on a variety of science topics! This playlist has them all posted for free.

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16

Fridays for Future

Start the year off strong fighting for climate action with your classmates! Organize a Fridays for Future initiative and make a difference! Learn how to start your own Fridays for Future project at your school here.

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18

Earth Week!

Go to http://www.greenlearning.ca/programs/circular-economy-activity/ to reduce your carbon footprint!

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Suzuki Superhero Challenge

Take the superhero challenge created by the famous Canadian environmentalist, David Suzuki! Connect with nature and get your free activity sheets today.

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20

50 Earth Week Activities

Celebrate Earth week in a massive way by checking out these 50 fun and fresh earth week activities!

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21

Make Everyday Earth Day

Don’t stop celebrating Earth Day and commit to 3 sustainable activities that you will do every single day to help the Earth! Try things like: learning about what is and isn’t recyclable in your region, picking up 3 pieces of litter on your way to school, or wasting less food by saving leftovers and finishing your plate!

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22

Earth Day

Today is the 51st anniversary of Earth Day! Learn how you can take action today. Try some acts of green on an individual, community, or civic level.

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23

Become an Environmental Activist

Did you know you can help the Earth from the comfort of your home? With change.org you can sign petitions surrounding environmental protection to show your support and contribute to change! Check them out here.

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Climate Action Week!

Go to http://www.greenlearning.ca/programs/decoding-carbon/ to register for the Decoding Carbon Challenge for your chance to win $1000!!

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Greenhouse Effect Experiment

Learn how the greenhouse effect works in this fun experiment!

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Kids Against Climate Change

Join a group of kids from around the world who are passionate about climate change! Learn more about what you can do and be a part of a collective impact.

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Youth Action and Climate Change

Learn about the incredible Greta Thunberg and how she started her climate action initiative as a a 15 year-old student.

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29

Climate Change Survival

In this scenario activity, see how you would adapt in various climate scenarios. This activity teaches students about climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies.

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30

Climate Kids

Learn about climate change by watching videos, doing quizzes and playing games at NASA’s online climate kids website!

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