What does Earth Day mean to you? Maybe it’s recycling, starting a school compost garden, or talking to students about eco-inventions like electric cars and vertical aeroponic farms, no longer the stuff of science fiction! As Earth Day approaches, how about some green science? Most of the projects here are borrowed from Scholastic’s classroom science magazines: Science Spin, SuperScience, and Science World. After reading about baby elephants falling into water wells in Africa, we fell in love with the idea of making an “elephant pipeline.” We were thrilled to try out our crafty side by making a colorful bowl out of recycled newspaper. And we bravely took on the challenge of making dye to test out the idea of less toxic dyes for blue jeans. We hope you enjoy going green as much as we did!
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