Register for Smithsonian Museum Day on April 4
Smithsonian Museum Day is early this year, to celebrate Earth Optimism. Register your organization here.
Screen a film from the Smithsonian Channel
Only Affiliates can screen Smithsonian Channel films for free. Consider these recommended titles, and complete a screening request form here by March 11, to screen films in April. The Channel is offering these titles for Earth Day: An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch; Gorillas of Gabon; Mysteries of the Rainforest.
Review resources from the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC)
On February 12 from 12:30-1:30pm EST, staff from SSEC explained their resources, and how they might be used by Affiliates. Check out Smithsonian Science for Global Goals guide on working with students to create action plans around sustainability issues, and click here to watch a recording of the webinar.
Point your teachers and school groups to the Smithsonian Learning Lab
The Smithsonian’s online portal for educators has over 1900 resources on Earth Day (artifact images, videos, photographs and more). As an example, click through their Earth Day: Highlights Collection.