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Earth Day 2020

Did you know April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day? Since 1970 Earth Day has helped increase awareness of this very special little blue planet we live on and encouraged people to learn more about the challenges and environmental issues it faces and how everyone can work together to protect and help our home in space, Earth.

While we can’t be together at Maine Discovery Museum to celebrate Earth Day, we created some special activities and explorations you can do at home, in your backyard, and on our beautiful trails and outdoor spaces.

There are also some links below to some of the best STEM resources around from our friends at the NISE Network!

We miss you all!

Your friends at Maine Discovery Museum

Click on the link below to download this special coloring sheet, created by Tony Sohns when he was working at MDM as our Nature Educator. It shows all the wild and wonderful creatures and treasures you can find when beachcombing on the rocky, pebbly, or sandy shores of our beautiful home state.

Download Coloring Sheet

NISE Net Activities

Paper Mountains: Facilitator Guide

Exploring Earth: Paper Mountains: Looking Down at Earth

Exploring Earth: Paper Mountains: Citizen Science

Build a Rain Guage

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