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Earth Day: Celebrate CommUNITY

April 26 at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Local parents, teachers, organizations and businesses have come together to plan a family-friendly celebration that will inform, educate and energize the community. This project will serve up to 2,500 Tulsa Public School students in pre-k – grade 2 from the following schools: Council Oak, Eugene Field, Kendall Whittier, Emerson, Sequoyah, Zarrow, Mayo, Chouteau, Mark Twain, Cooper, Owen and University School

About the Event

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs and activities will be the focus, to help create critical thinkers and increase science literacy by engaging students in exciting yet meaningful activities. Students will learn about the comprehensive issues that affect the health of our communities inclusive of these twelve areas:

  1. Advocacy
  2. Education
  3. Climate Change
  4. Conservation and Biology
  5. Energy
  6. Food and Argiculture
  7. Clean Water and Air
  8. Green Economy
  9. Green Schools
  10. Recycling and Waste Reduction
  11. Sustainable Development
  12. Endangered Animals

Younger school-aged students will enjoy center-stage music, art, simple messages, games and educational booth activities that focus on these themes: Reduce, reuse, recycle – Plant a tree – Protect our oceans – Creen cleaning – Move your body – Do your part to reduce pollution – Help endangered animals – Conserve water – Conserve electricity – Grow a garden

Earth Day Core Goals Include:
  • Broaden the meaning of environment
  • Understand the benefits of clean water, energy conservation, recycling and sustainable healthy food
  • Promote civic engagement and mobilize the Tulsa Community
  • Implement environmental education programs
  • Inspire students to become environmental leaders

Details

Date:
April 26
Time:
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
mailto:Katherine.Anderson@ctca-hope.com

Venue

The University of Tulsa
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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Phone:
918-631-2000
Website:
http://www.utulsa.edu/