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Earth Day Words

Enjoy this collection of over 150 Earth Day words from A-Z.

121+ Earth Day words from A-Z

Earth Day Words from A – Z

Here is a list of Earth Day vocabulary in alphabetical order:

A

  • acid rain
  • action
  • activist
  • air
  • animals
  • April (22nd)
  • atmosphere

B

  • bags
  • batteries
  • bees
  • bicycle
  • bin
  • biodegradable
  • biodiversity
  • bottles
  • boxes
  • brown

C

  • cans
  • carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • carbon footprint
  • cardboard
  • car pool
  • chemicals
  • clean
  • cleanup
  • climate (change / crisis / education / and environmental literacy)
  • clothes
  • coal
  • compost
  • conservation
  • conserve

D

  • day
  • decompose
  • deforestation
  • disposable
  • disposal
  • dirt
  • dump

E

  • Earth
  • Earth Day
  • eco-friendly
  • ecology
  • ecosystem
  • education
  • electricity
  • electric vehicle
  • emissions
  • empty
  • endangered species
  • energy
  • environment
  • erode
  • exhaust
  • extinction

F

  • faucet
  • flowers
  • food (systems)
  • foodprint
  • footprint (carbon)
  • forests
  • fossil fuels

G

  • garbage
  • gardening
  • glass
  • global
  • global warming
  • grass
  • green
  • greenhouse effect
  • greenhouse gases

H

  • habitat
  • help
  • home

I

  • incineration (a place where garbage is burnt)
  • insects
  • invest

L

  • lakes
  • land
  • landfill
  • lights
  • litter

M

  • metal
  • methane (a greenhouse gas)
  • Mother Earth

N

  • nature
  • natural resource
  • newspaper
  • nonrenewable

O

  • ocean
  • oil
  • organic
  • oxygen
  • ozone (layer)

P

  • paper
  • people
  • pesticides
  • planet
  • plant
  • plant based diet
  • plastic
  • Polar icecap
  • pollinator
  • pollute
  • polluted
  • pollution
  • preservation
  • preserve
  • process
  • protect
  • public transportation

R

  • recycle
  • recycling bin
  • reduce
  • reforestation
  • regenerative agriculture
  • renewable
  • resource
  • restoration
  • reusable
  • reuse
  • rivers

S

  • save
  • seeds
  • single-use plastics
  • smog
  • soil
  • solar (energy / panel / power)
  • sort
  • spring
  • streams
  • sun
  • sustainable (sustainability)
  • sustainable fashion

T

U

  • urgent

V

  • volunteer

W

  • walk
  • warming
  • waste
  • water
  • wildlife
  • wind energy (or wind power)
  • world
  • worms

X

  • xeriscape (a landscaping method with the goal of conserving water)

Y

  • year-round

Z

  • zero emission

Can you think of anymore Earth Day words? Share them in the comments.

Earth Day Spelling Words

Here are some of the Earth Day words grouped by the year kids learn to spell them.

Grade 1 Earth Day Words

The 1st grade words kids will learn to spell:

  • bags
  • water
  • people

Grade 2 Earth Day Words

And Earth Day spelling words for a second grader:

  • world
  • car pool
  • trees
  • worm
  • bus
  • glass
  • green
  • planet

Grade 3 Earth Day Words

The Earth Day themed third grade spelling words:

  • energy
  • animals
  • boxes
  • walk
  • forest
  • clean
  • garden
  • plant
  • soil
  • dirt

Grade 4 Earth Day Words

In 4th grade, kids learn to spell:

  • bees
  • flowers
  • insects
  • footprint

Grade 5 Earth Day Words

The Earth Day fifth grade spelling words include:

  • garbage
  • chemical
  • volunteer
  • transportation (public)
  • electricity
  • Earth
  • extinct

Grade 6 Earth Day Spelling Words

One of the weekly themes in our grade 6 spelling lists is “Earth Day”. Here are the 6th grade spelling words for that week:

  1. biodegradable
  2. conservation
  3. disposable
  4. disposal
  5. ecology
  6. empty
  7. environment
  8. metal
  9. plastic
  10. pollute
  11. pollution
  12. process
  13. recycle
  14. reduce
  15. reusable
  16. waste

And there’s a few Earth Day terms that were learned in other weeks of 6th grade:

  • endangered
  • extinction
  • protection

Earth Day Word Puzzles and Activities

Here are some fun printable Earth Day activities and word puzzles that use many of these Earth Day vocabulary words: