NASA Events and Resources for Earth Day 2022!
By Adrienne Provenzano
April 22 marks another celebration of Earth Day - an annual event started in 1970. While NASA did not create the event, the agency provides many free resources for Earth day activities. Here are a few links that you might want to check out!
All day on April 22, from 10 a. m. - 7 p. m. ET, there will be free online activities hosted by NASA, including live talks and chats, games, and family friendly materials. You can register for free at https://go.nasa.gov/EarthDayEvent2022 and have access to the resources on-demand through May 2, 2022.
For a general NASA site about Earth Day, check out https://www.nasa.gov/earth-day-2022 to discover lots of the resources, including images of Earth from space, articles about the people at NASA who study the Earth, recipes, and more! This year's NASA Earth Day poster features many links to NASA programs, such as Eyes on Earth, Live Views from Space, NAA Aeronautics, and Benefits from Space. If you are tech savy, you can use the QR codes on the to connect to 17 different sites. You can also click on those links in English or Spanish at the poster page and event make the poster the screen saver on your phone! Discover this colorful resource at https://science.nasa.gov/2022poster
Lastly, if you are a social media enthusiast, you can post photos about your Earth Day activities using #NASAEarthling and learn how others are celebrating Earth Day.
Happy Earth, 2022!
Adrienne Provenzano is a Friend of the Limberlost, Advanced Indiana Master Naturalist, and NASA JPL-Caltech Solar System Ambassador.
Photos are from Limberlost celebrating Earth Day and wetland restorations.