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April 20, 2018 - Earthcast 2018 - Earth Day webcast. Please join us in the Live Studio.   #earthcast18

Earthcast 2018 - April 20th - Eleventh Year!

It's our eleventh year! The Earthbridges Community is happy to report that Earthcast, which is a live, global webcast that will take place on April 20, 2018, two (school) days before Earth Day. Earthcast18 will be our eleventh year that the Earthbridges community has been involved in the production of this event and we hope to build upon our successes of the past in many ways.

During previous Earthcasts, we have had contributions from people on different continents broadcasting in several different languages. We hope to continue participation from more people around the globe during the upcoming Earthcast. Additional information is available on the Earthcast wikispace. http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com/ Keep checking back for updates and to view the schedule to plan how you and your students can participate in this exciting event. Thank you for your support!

Earthbridges is part of the Worldbridges Community. http://worldbridges.net

 

Ways to Participate

You can participate on or before the day of the webcast (April 20, 2018)!   • Participate on the day by listening in the Live Studio and chat room.   • Leave a video message on our Flipgrid at https://flipgrid.com/earthcast.  • Create something to share during the live webcast. Contact earthbridges@gmail.com  • Webcast a live event to add to our day. Contact earthbridges@gmail.com to reserve a time slot. (We use Google Hangouts on Air.)   

Earthcast Echo - Webcasts During The Year

During the year, we will be webcasting live on various topics. Please join us by listening to the stream and participating in the chat room. (Past events are posted below.)In the past, we have interviewed Col. Joe Kittinger. He holds the record for the longest free fall from 19 miles! His height record was just broken. Students also interviewed Gregory Whitney, NASA, Flight Director. He is also a former student from our school, Rye Jr High School, in Rye, NH. (Sheila Adams - Webcaster)

Announcing the Earthcast 2010 Keynote Speaker

The Earthcast 2010 Team is pleased to announce that Jason Czarneki, professor of environmental law at Vermont Law School, will be keynoting our live, 24 hour webcastathon starting at 0 GMT on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 (click here for a time zone conversion to your region of the globe).

Earth Savers Club for Kids

http://earthsaversclubforkids.com

This is a fantastic website created by kids for kids to encourage them to do what they can to save the earth. Take a look, share it with your students and encourage them to take the pledge. Each person creates their own personalized pledge to do ONE thing to save the earth using the starter: "As a member of the Earth Saver's Club for Kids, I pledge to save the earth by..." The site also includes games, student work, earthsaving tips and projects, and links to many resources.

Earth Day Groceries Project

The Earth Day Groceries Project is a cost-free environmental awareness project in which students decorate paper grocery bags with environmental messages for Earth Day. One of the oldest and largest educational projects on the Internet, the Earth Day Groceries Project is managed online by Mark Ahlness, a third grade teacher at Arbor Heights Elementary School in Seattle, Washington.

(This activity is also open to organizations other than schools. Cub Scout troops, environmental camps, after school programs, and many others have joined in before.

Develop students’ environmental awareness

This is an excellent compilation of resources for both teachers and students including Earth Day and other environmental lessons, links, and ideas.

Description of Resources:

From the Archives: Earthcast 2009, Hour #4

via earthbridges.net

During Hour #4 of Earthcast 2009, members of the Gator Radio Experience were joined by Terry Fay of Madison, Wisconsin to talk about the local food movement. During the second half of the show we were joined by Linda Yates and Paul Holland to talk about everything involved in the construction of their green friendly home which is still being built here in the Bay Area.

Interested in participating in Earthcast 2010? Leave a comment here or email us at earthbridges@gmail dot com.

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