Earth Day 2010: Activities For Kids, Schedule of Events,
When is Earth Day 2010? 40th Anniversary of Earth Day
April 22nd is the official date for Earth Day 2010 and on that date, Earth Day will be celebrating its 40th anniversary.
In its 40 years, Earth Day has mushroomed into a what could be called Earth Week - events, marches, rallies, concerts, workshops - all of it dedicated to the Environment.
- Kaboose has a great list of Earth Day activities for the kids inlcuding crafts and games.
- Planet Pals has a pretty comprehensive resource page for Earth Day
- The Canadian site ecokids has good site divided into a section for kids and teachers.
The signature event for Earth Day 2010 is happening on Sunday April 25th in Washington, D.C. A massive climate rally is being planned that will urge the USA to have more effective legislation that will confront the problem of climate change.
It is time to stop protecting polluters and enact comprehensive climate legislation that will create American jobs, cap carbon emissions and secure our nation’s future.
The Earth Day rally will occur at the National Mall and will feature speakers and performers inlcuding; Sting, The Roots, Q-tip, Mavis Staples and others.