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    Top Green Gifts for Kids
    Give your child the gift of green this year! Teach them about saving the environment with these gifts that are both fun and eco-friendly. Check out our ideas for green gifts for teens, men, and women, too! ...
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    Top Green Gifts for Teens & Adults
    During this gift-giving season, let's be more generous to the Earth. Check out these great, green gifts that are eco- friendly and sure to spoil your loved ones. See our picks for green toys and gifts for kids, too! ...
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    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    8 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as a Family
    Explore the beauty of nature with your children and teach them the importance of caring for our planet with these simple and meaningful ways to celebrate Earth Day. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Global Warming
    Global Warming Quiz
    See how much you know about global warming and if you know what is making the Earth warmer. ...
    Liz Olson
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    Environmental Awareness
    Famous Environmentalists
    Take this quiz to see how much you know on famous environmentalists that helped shape the health of humans and the Earth. ...
    Chris Frantz
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    Environmental Awareness
    Environment Quiz
    Our environment is full of useful resources. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the Earth and the world's intake of natural resources. ...
    Beth Rowen
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    Entertainment and Activities
    Celebrate Earth Day: 8 Easy Ways to Teach Your Child to Go Green
    Going green can seem overwhelming but there are simple things you and your kids can do every day to save the environment. Here are eight easy ways to teach your child to go green. Collect Food for Composting That apple core from lunch? Grape ...
    Laura Richards
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    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
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    Energy Efficiency
    10 Surefire Ways to Save Energy and Stay Warm This Winter
    According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average American household will spend more than $1,600 on home utility bills in 2008. What's even more discouraging is that a large portion of that energy will be wasted. With a worsening economy an...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Energy Efficiency
    Top 10 Summertime Energy Savers
    Are you looking for ways to cut down on your energy use this summer? These tips are effective ways to cut back, and most of them don't require a lot of time or effort on your part. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    A Room-by-Room Guide to Greening Your Home
    This Room-by-Room Guide to Greening Your Home is packed with tips on preparing each room in your house to be more environmentally friendly. Due to the graphics in this PDF, it may take several minutes to download the file. ...
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    School and Learning
    Conversation Starter: What Are Greenhouse Gases?
    Have you ever learned about global warming or Climate Change? It might be hard to believe on a freezing winter day, but over the course of time, the average temperatures on Earth have slowly been getting warmer. Some people believe this is happen...
    Mya Kagan
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    Gardening
    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Vegetable Garden
    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Vegetable Garden With produce prices spiraling ever higher, it's a great time to consider planting your own vegetable and herb garden. If you have a sunny spot in your yard, or even just a sunny deck, you can ...
    Nancy Witting
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    Family Gardening
    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Ornamental Garden
    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Ornamental GardenGardening with your family can be fun, and it can be a great way to teach your kids about nature and the environment. If you'd like to see green plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees in your yard ...
    Nancy Witting
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    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: Composting
    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: Composting Compost is a free gift of nature that all plants thrive on. As a soil amendment or mulch, it improves the fertility and water-holding capacity of soil, encourages healthy root development in plants, and...
    Nancy Witting
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    Going Green
    Tree Planting Activity
    Tree Planting ActivityAn Imagination Station Activity Age: Preschool and upTime: 5 minutes or your life timeType of Activity: Backyard science Materials needed: One tree (oak, maple, or any other type of tree or bush) Shovel Bucket of water Meas...
    Margy Davidson
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    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
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    Pink, Blue... and Green: Keeping Your New Baby Earth-Friendly
    You want your baby to grow up in an environmentally secure world. Here are some of the steps you can take to help raise your kids in a green environment. ...