Earth Day

This category is for questions about Earth Day, created by former Wisconsin senator, Gaylord Nelson. It is held every April 22nd in the US to educate people about their environment and to inspire appreciation for the world we live in.

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Environmental Issues
Earth Day

What are the little things you do to protect our planet?

We recently started composting! It's not much, but it means a little less waste goes to the landfill, which is a good place to start.
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Easter
Fourth of July
Earth Day

What is the Easter bunnies favorite color?

Pink

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What are the effects of Earth Day?

  • You might have great satisfaction in knowing that you have done something for your planet and not just for yourself.
  • You are making a difference in the world. The earth is getting smaller and smaller and you need to act now so that the earth is around for future generations.
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Electromagnetic Radiation
Earth Day

What would happen if electricity in the world ran out?

since the world is full of electronics, when the world ran out of electricity, machines that are dependent to electricity won't work (like computers, TV, etc.),machines that have their own battery won't work too because batteries have electricity (like PSP,nintendo ds, laptop, etc.), transportation won't work because they have batteries, batteries have electricity (like cars, motorcycles, the subway) back to basic.. the uses of animals for transportation, no high-tech entertainment, no movies, no night life, early bedtime, early mornings.

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When is Earth Day?

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 each year to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's environment. The day is observed worldwide in many countries.

Earth Day is a name used for two different observances, both held annually during spring in the northern hemisphere, and autumn in the southern hemisphere. These are intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's environment. The United Nations celebrates Earth Day, which was founded by John McConnell in 1969, each year on the March equinox, while a global observance originated by Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in, and since January 1970 also called Earth Day, is celebrated in many countries each year on April 22, including the U.S.

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Math and Arithmetic
Time
Earth Day

How many seconds in a day?

86400

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Who was the founder of Earth Day?

Gaylord Nelson, former US Senator, was the founder of Earth Day. He believed strongly that education is the key to changing people's attitudes about the environment and he devoted much of his energy to that challenge. He died at age 89 in July 2005.

Quote from Bill Clinton in 1995 regarding: THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM

"The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest honor given to civilians in the United States. Twenty-five years ago this year, Americans came together for the very first Earth Day. They came together because of one American - Gaylord Nelson. As the father of Earth Day, he inspired us to remember that the stewardship of our natural resources is the stewardship of the American Dream. He is the worthy heir of the tradition of Theodore Roosevelt, and I hope that Gaylord Nelson's shining example will illuminate all the debates in this city for years to come."

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Science
Chemistry
Earth Day

What is the role of chemistry in society and industry?

Chemistry is everywhere. It has been known to man from the day when coal was burned. As technology improves, the impact of chemistry on everyday life is increasing. Whether it's food, clothing, entertainment or relaxation, office work, industrial work, teaching, simple house chores, collective group work in hospitals, hotels, mills or libraries, chemistry is involved everywhere.

It certainly exceeds electricity; start with cooking, all the artificial fibers you wear and the dyes in all your clothing, the glues that hold things together, and the fuels that move you and the products you buy.

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How can celebrate earth day in school?

You can turn off all the turn off all the lights and open the windows. That would help celebrate for earth day.

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Inventions
Planet Venus
Earth Day

When was Earth Day invented?

Earth Day arose in 1970. Links can be found below.

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Environmental Issues
Earth Day
Slogans and Mottos

Slogan for environment in tamil?

marangal nam suvasa paigal

athai nam pathukaka vendum

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How long is earth's day?

24 hours

its not actually 23 hours 56minutes 4.1seconds

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Energy Conservation
Earth Day

Why is Earth Day important to earth?

earth day is important to us because we should clean earth

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Math and Arithmetic
Time
Earth Day

How many seconds are there in a day?

86400 seconds in a day

60 seconds in a minute

604800 seconds in a week

2628000 seconds in a month

31622400 seconds in a year

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Word and Phrase Origins
Earth Day

Where and when did the names of the days originate?

The week of seven days was adopted in Rome somewhere about 400 AD, and spread into Europe, but had been recognized as a period of time long before that in the east. It was probably chosen to give one day each to each of the seven planets known in antiquity. In the southern countries of Europe, the days of the week were named after the gods of the Greeks and Romans. In the English language, as well as in the languages of some of the countries of northern Europe, the gods of the north have given their names to the days. Specifically, the days are as follows (OE=Old English): Monday, OE Monandaeg, Day of the Moon Tuesday, OE Tiwsdaeg, Day of Tiw (Germanic god of War) Wednesday,OE Wodnesdaeg, Day of Woden (Germanic chief God) Thursday, OE Thorsdaeg, Day of Thor (Germanic God of thunder) Friday, OE Freyjsdaeg, Day of Freyja (Germanic goddess of love) Saturday, OE Saturnsdaeg, Day of Saturn (Roman god of wisdom?) Sunday, OE Sunnandaeg, Day of the Sun

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Stamp Collecting (Philately)
Postage and Shipping
Earth Day

How much is an E Earth Domestic US Stamp worth today?

Scott #2277 sheet

Scott #2279 coil

Scott #2282 booklet

The stamp can still be used for 25 cents of postage if it has not been used. And that is probably what a dealer would be willing to buy one from you. Unused you can buy one of these for $1. Used they are only .15 cents and a dealer probably wouldn't pay you for it.

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Why do we have earth day?

To be aware of the importance of the earth
So we can make the planet a better place in a day and everyday

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Birthdays
Earth Day

If you were 13 what year were you born?

If you are 13 years old in 2009- you were born in 1996.

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Earth Sciences
Ozone Layer
Earth Day

What color is the ozone layer?

Ozone has an absorption / emission band in the range of "blue", so that is how we'd see it with our eyes... were it thick enough to more than add a hint of blue to our sky. It very strongly absorbs in UV-B and more energetic, and over a narrow band in the far infrared. So had we different sorts of eyes... those would be the ozone layer's "primary colors". Beyond this, we visualize the ozone layer by using satellites and looking at the absorption / reflection / emission of UV light at different places above Earth's surface. The ozone is... BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!
Ozone as a gas is invisible over short light paths. It only has significant interaction with light in the UV-C, UV-B and far infrared ranges. Ozone as a liquid is described as light blue.

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Agriculture
Biotechnology
Earth Day

What are disadvantages of biotechnology?

There is no particular disadvantage of Biotechnology.Mostly the disadvantage is in the ethical side. There are many controversies about GM crops. It is considered unethical because we "create" new type of plants focused on high yield under stressful conditions in low cost,by genetically manipulating them. This genetic manipulation is considered something against the laws of nature!

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Environmental Issues
Earth Day

Definition of environmental issues?

A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute of an organization's environmental aspects.

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Who created Earth Day?

The person generally credited (or blamed) as the originator of Earth Day was Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson. A Democrat with a history of environmental boosterism, Nelson visited the California coast near Santa Barbrara in 1969 and saw the ugly results of an oil spill from an offshore drilling platform. This event is said to have inspired him, and in large part because of his efforts, the first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970.

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WWE World Wrestling Entertainment
Earth Day
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw

Can you help me with the WWE Day of Reckoning 2 Story Mode?

Try To find a walkthrough i found one at Ign.com

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Ecosystems
Ozone Layer
Earth Day
Slogans and Mottos

Can you give me some slogans on lithosphere?

  • lithosphere itself tells us that light the land do not make it barren

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Health
Air Pollution
Earth Day
Slogans and Mottos

What is a winning slogan for Earth Day?

Reuse the past, Recycle the present, Save the future! GO GREEN!

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