Earth Day 2021


Earth Day 2021

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NAAEE is happy to share wonderful Earth Day resources for 2021.

Earth Day Network

From April 20–22, join the world’s leaders for Earth Day 2021. Register for events and find great activities such as this bilingual Environmental History Timeline on the Earth Day website

Earth School

Launched by UNEP and TED-Ed, Earth School provides 30 days of engaging content for students around the world to celebrate, explore and connect with nature: 



Share your voice is to support increased environmental education funding by calling your representative and senators in Congress. Our Appropriations Campaign Guide provides all the info, scripts, and resources you need to take action. Please call or email your representatives and senators by THIS FRIDAY, 4/23!

eeLEARN Modules: Explore the foundations of environmental education in our self-led modules:

Resources & Events from eePRO

#BlackinEnvironment Week: Join Black in Environment from April 19–23.

DC Environmental Film Festival: Free streamable films from April 22–25.

Dream Big for Earth Day: Climate Art in Action Today Event, April 22 1:00–4:00 PM ET.

EarthX Earth Day Xpeditions: Video lessons for PK–12th grade students.

Seed Stories: Indigenous Seed Saving, Sovereignty, and Stewardship panel discussion for Earth Day, April 22, 7–8PM ET.

The Future Is Summit: Join Intersectional Environmentalist for the afternoon of April 24.

We Shall Breathe Summit: Evening event hosted on April 20 by Hip Hop Caucus.


The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is hosting events from April 19–23 for EE Week. Find the schedule of events here.

National Geographic

Join National Geographic for a music festival style celebration from their YouTube channel. Hosted by Jessica Nabongo on April 21, Earth Day Eve 2021 will feature musical guests such as Yo-Yo Ma, José González, My Morning Jacket, and Maggie Rogers, among others. For those on TikTok, National Geographic will debut on TikTok Live (@NatGeo) for an after party at 10:00 PM ET.

For a classroom resource, check out Introduction to Earth Day.

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is celebrating people who are speaking up for nature and making positive change for our environment. Read a few stories and join a virtual event on April 22 at 12:00 PM ET.


In celebration of Citizen Science Month, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is sharing daily (Monday through Friday) citizen science projects up to Earth Day.

Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree has compiled stories and resources to help educators and youth learn about sustainability issues, climate science, and actions they can take this Earth Day and every day.