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Teaching Kids About Earth Day at Denver Children’s Museum

Today marks the 46th official Earth Day. Gaylord Nelson, the founder of Earth Day, established the holiday in 1970 after a large oil spill occurred in Santa Barbara, California. Nelson’s environmental concern pushed the United States towards today’s modern thinking of how we should protect our planet.

Meteorologist Tracey Anthony explores the Children’s Museum of Denver, showing us ways the community is teaching our youth about the environment. Tracey says that these kids are learning ways to “reducing waist, reusing products, and learn what goods are safe to recycle.”

After talking with Children’s Museum of Denver employee Katy Batsel, she says that “kids are naturally scientists. To be a scientist you ask questions.” So, today you should ask yourself, what are you doing to protect this great planet of ours.

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