2009 Earth Day Photos

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Students enjoyed visiting the historic Missouri State Capitol as well as Earth Day activities. Gelatin brains were on the menu for the Environmental Survivor game. Many visitors took pictures at the Katy Trail State Park photo-op board.
Students enjoyed visiting the historic Missouri State Capitol during Earth Day activities. Gelatin brains were on the menu for the Environmental Survivor game. Many visitors took pictures at the Katy Trail State Park photo-op board.
The energy bicycle. Students learned about good environmental stewardship of the land. The smokestack display showed students how filters can reduce pollution.
The Energy Bicycle. Students learned about good environmental stewardship of the land. The smokestack display showed students how filters can reduce pollution.
Recycled arts and crafts. Recycled arts and crafts. The Earth-Tones
Recycled arts and crafts. Recycled arts and crafts. The Earth-Tones performed environmentally themed songs throughout the day.
The crowd joins in singing with The Earth-Tones. Students enjoyed games while learning about the environment. A student is asked an environmental question during one of the games on the main stage.
The crowd joins in singing with The Earth-Tones. Students enjoyed games while learning about the environment. A student is asked an environmental question during one of the games on the main stage.
Students answered environmental questions at several booths. One of the winners of the Environmental Survivor game received a bicycle. Hilley and Hart hosted the Environmental Deal or No Deal game.
Students answered environmental questions at several booths. One of the winners of the Environmental Survivor game received a bicycle. Hilley and Hart hosted the Environmental Deal or No Deal game.
Students learned about how hazardous waste affects the environment. Students dressed up for Earth Day. Runge Nature Center.
Students learned about how hazardous waste affects the environment. Students dressed up for Earth Day. Runge Nature Center.
The crowd watches as a student eats "gelatin brains" in the Environmental Survivor food challenge. More than 1,200 students and teachers attended Earth Day. Musical entertainment was provided by The Earth-Tones.
The crowd watches as a student eats "gelatin brains" in the Environmental Survivor food challenge. More than 1,200 students and teachers attended Earth Day. Musical entertainment was provided by The Earth-Tones.
Students show off some of the recycled magnets bookmarks made at the arts and crafts tent. The environmental footprint toss game was very popular with students. 2009 Earth Day Slogan Contest winner Emma Albertson received a copy of the Earth Day proclamation from department director Mark. N. Templeton.
Students show off some of the recycled magnets bookmarks made at the arts and crafts tent. The environmental footprint toss game was very popular with students. 2009 Earth Day Slogan Contest winner Emma Albertson received a copy of the Earth Day proclamation from department director Mark. N. Templeton.
Students were able to take the "lights off" pledge during the opening ceremonies. A panoramic view of the Earth Day activities.
Students were able to take the "lights off" pledge during the opening ceremonies. A panoramic view of the Earth Day activities.