FCPS Get2Green Earth Week
April 17-20, 2023
FCPS Get2Green is excited to host our division-wide Earth Week 2023! Earth Week is a fun way to foster conversation and learning about environmental topics that are essential in developing students as environmental stewards and ethical and global citizens. Student passion is a driver for action! Use the resources below to engage your students in FCPS Earth Week!
Get2Green Earth Week 2023 Themes
Students and Staff are invited to wear the color matching each day’s theme to show your Earth Week spirit!
- Monday, April 17 – Watershed Day (yellow)
- Tuesday, April 18 – Zero Waste Day (green)
- Wednesday, April 19 – Climate Change Day (purple)
- Thursday, April 20 – Conservation Day (red)
Get2Green Earth Week Communications Guide
Use Get2Green’s Communications Guide to engage students, staff, and communities with ready made templates for newsletters, morning announcements shows, and social media. (You must be logged in to your fcpsschools.net account to view the communications guide.)
Get2Green Earth Week 2023 Resource Elementary Edition
Use this Earth Week 2023 Slide Deck to plan an engaging week of learning in your classroom. (You must be logged in to your fcpsschools.net account to view the elementary teacher guide.)
Get2Green Connect Four Our Planet - Elementary Students
Looking for a fun way to engage in Earth Week? The Connect Four boards have fun activities for each day in Earth Week. Choose an activity for each day to complete with your class or green team.
Teachers that engage a class or team that complete at least one activity for each day can be entered into a drawing for a Customized Outdoor Learning Prize pack valued at $300! The activities you choose don’t need to connect. Participating students will receive Get2Green water bottle decals. Submit the Earth Week Prize Form by Friday, April 28 to get decals for your students and be entered to win the Prize Pack.
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Get2Green Earth Week 2023 Resource Secondary Edition
Use this Get2Green Earth Week 2023 Slide Deck to plan a Day of Service with your students. (You must be logged in to your fcpsschools.net account to access this teacher guide.)
Teachers that engage a class or team that participate in a Day of Service can be entered into a drawing for a Customized Outdoor Learning Prize pack valued at $300! Participating students will receive Get2Green water bottle decals. Submit the Earth Week Prize Form by Friday, April 28 to get decals for your students and be entered to win the Prize Pack.
Earth Week Events in Our Community
Continue the learning and have fun with our Fairfax County Partners.
Fairfax County Park Authority's Earth Day Festival will include earth and nature-focused programs, scavenger hunts and more.
Mount Vernon District Environment Expo: join for exhibitors, workshops, live music, live reptile & owl programs, electric vehicles, nature walks, Junior Ranger program, Recycle Right, Touch-a-Truck, give-aways and more!