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Celebrating Earth!

Wed, April 22, 10 AM - 2 PM

Thanks for being a part of Earth Day Telethon, virtually hosted by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History!

It's Earth Day's 50th anniversary and we celebrated! Thanks to all who joined up the day of hands-on activities, chats with local experts, and a special virtual welcome from Mayor Betsy Price!  Although the Museum's celebration is over, the job of taking care of the Earth continues!  Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day Telethon Schedule

TIME TOPIC GRADE LEVEL
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome (Dr. Morgan Rehnberg & Tony Green) All
10:10 - 10:30 Build a Better Birdhouse (Amber Shive) Elementary
10:30 - 10:50 Artifacts of Earth (Leigh Ann Naylor) Elementary
10:50 - 11:10 Build a Solar Oven (Bethany Cheshire) Elementary
11:10 - 11:30 The Birds Are Back in Town (Leishawn Spottedbear) Elementary
11:30 - 11:50 Biology in a Bottle (Rebecca Reed) Elementary
11:50 - 12:10 Earth Day’s Birthday: 50 Years of History (Erica Schumann) Middle
12:10 - 12:30 Do Science from Home! (Dr. Morgan Rehnberg) Middle
12:30 - 12:50 Delicious Pastabilities (Gabrielle Reyes) Middle
12:50 - 1:10 Bear Necessities (Joanna Boulton) Middle
1:10 - 1:30 The Earth in Perspective (Dr. Doug Roberts) -- See VR Resources Below. Middle
1:30 - 1:50 The Magic of Energy (Dr. Michael Webber) Middle
1:50 - 2:10 Facebook Live(ing) Sustainably (Matt Sexton) Middle
2:10 - 2:15 Farewell (Dr. Morgan Rehnberg & Tony Green) All

How to Stay Involved

We hope you will join us for some part of the telethon.  We invite you to help support out mission and stay connected with the Museum:

Other Great Earth Day Resources

Great for Kids

The Earth in Perspective VR Resources

View of Earth from International Space Station

View of Moon and the Earth from Apollo 8

Earth Day Telethon is sponsored by Sana Benefits.

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Introducing the FWMSH Little Scholars Program

The FWMSH Little Scholars Program is designed to help bridge the gap between first through fifth grades, virtual learners and their FWISD school campus.

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