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The Scholastic Kids Press Corps is a team of about 50 Kid Reporters around the nation.  The interactive site brings daily news to life with reporting for kids, by kids.

Earth Day @ 40

Celebrate 40 years of Earth Day and the fight to keep our planet clean on April 22. Scholastic Kid Reporters explore ways to make every day Earth Day, including an interview with the original Earth Day organizer Denis Hayes. Check it out and join the discussion about Earth Day and going green on the Scholastic Kids Press Corps Blog!

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Articles

Earth Day Turns 40
Earth Day Turns 40
by Isabelle Quinn
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March26,2010
Denis Hayes organized the first U.S. Earth Day in 1970, then took it global.
Friends for Change
Friends for Change
by Miranda Rector
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | May13,2010
Everything turned shades of green on the set of Disney Channel's Friends for Change commercial, even the food. Disney Channel stars joined together to film a commercial promoting the program, which helps teach kids to preserve the environment
How to Clean a River
How to Clean a River
by Charlie Kadado
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April23,2010
The Hawk Woods Nature Center of Auburn Hills, Michigan, trains volunteers during workshops like a "Water Be Wise" event. The training was part of this year's Earth Day celebrations.
Gardening for Science Class
Gardening for Science Class
by Alexandra Zhang
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April22,2010
Building, planting, digging, and composting! All were part of the Cesar Chavez Elementary School's Go Green event for the 40th anniversary of the Earth Day.
City Farmland
City Farmland
by Alexis Wiseman
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April21,2010
Can you have a farm in a city of sidewalks, streets, and skyscrapers? Rooftop farming is making it possible. And if you live in a city, you might live an elevator ride away from one.
New York's Green Expo
New York's Green Expo
by Cecilia Gault
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April20,2010
From eco-friendly cleaning products and interior designs to a battery-operated car, New Yorkers learned how saving the Earth begins at home at a Green Lifestyle Expo in downtown Manhattan.
<i>Oceans</i> Experts Tout Kid Power
Oceans Experts Tout Kid Power
by Mariam El Hasan
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April20,2010
Experts who helped make the new movie Oceans had a message for kids at the blue-carpet premiere of the film: Kids can have a huge role in saving the oceans and the planet.
<i>Oceans</i> Opens Earth Day
Oceans Opens Earth Day
by Mariam El Hasan
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April20,2010
Kid Reporter Mariam El Hasan reviews the Disneynature movie Oceans, which will be released on Earth Day, April 22, 2010.
Mo's Smelly Adventures
Mo's Smelly Adventures
by Jordan Kahrhoff
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April16,2010
The Mo's Nose Scentsational book series include Press-2-Smell features so readers can smell along as Mo explores the world of colors through the Earth's living creatures
Nature Discovery Center in Texas
Nature Discovery Center in Texas
by Erin Sheena
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April9,2010
Spring Fling is celebrated every Earth Day at the Nature Discovery Center in Bellaire, Texas. The Center educates kids and adults about nature, science, and environmental issues in a fun way with hikes, sneak-a-peek classes, lectures, and camps.
Building Green in the City
Building Green in the City
by Cecilia Gault
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April8,2010
The Solaire is a 27-story building in New York City -- and it's the country's first environmentally sustainable residential high-rise.
<i>Endless Ocean</i>: A Video Adventure
Endless Ocean: A Video Adventure
by Susan Hepburn
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April6,2010
The newest game from Nintendo, Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep, puts you in the role of trainee ocean diver while taking you an a journey into the depths of the South Pacific, Antarctic Ocean, and Amazon River.
Juanita Havill: The Book Gardener
Juanita Havill: The Book Gardener
by Maya Williams
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March30,2010
Author Juanita Havill, the author of Grow: A Novel in Verse, Havill, is a prolific writer of picture books and novels for young readers. And she has discovered that writing and gardening have something in common.
Eco-Friendly Auto Show
Eco-Friendly Auto Show
by Charlie Kadado
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March26,2010
Detroit auto show features greener cars with the "touch of a button."
Colorado Tops in Wind Energy
Colorado Tops in Wind Energy
by Topanga McBride
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | February24,2010
Colorado is a leader in production of wind turbine parts.
40 Years of Earth Day
40 Years of Earth Day
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April8,2009
How Earth Day got its start.
How to Make a Difference
How to Make a Difference
by Alexis Wiseman
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April20,2009
Students around the country organize environmental clubs to take action and improve the environment
Rainforest Wonder
Rainforest Wonder
by Jacob Schroeder
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April10,2009
El Yunque Rain Forest, a popular field trip for students in Puerto Rico.
Green House
Green House
by Matthew Spana
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April7,2009
The most amazing part of this home is the (small) size of its carbon footprint.
Green Laws
Green Laws
by Jacqueline Minogue
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April8,2009
Everyone knows how important it is to be environmentally friendly. In my town of Southampton, NY, it's the law!
Outdoor Museum
Outdoor Museum
by Anjali Bhat
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April8,2009
To Peter Richard, the Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco to Marin County in California is a chance to teach young children about science.
Relight and Save
Relight and Save
by Ethan White
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April9,2009
Can you could help save the planet by changing a light bulb? RelightNY says YES!

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