Earth Day was founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson and was first held on April 22, 1970.
An organization took it international in 1990.
Earth Day is now coordinated globally and is celebrated in more than 175 countries.
In 2009, the United Nations designated April 22 INTERNATIONAL MOTHER EARTH DAY.
Lexis Schools of Languages have scheduled classroom and out of the classroom activities to involve the students to plant a tree, a vegetable or flower garden, to create art from things we normally throw away etc. All these activities are incorporated in the English classes.
If you want to learn more about the world in an attractive way, go to:
Konica for teens and teachers
Konica for young learners
Photos by courtesy of Lexis Casin and Lexis Pitesti, Romania