05/12/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

7 Old-School Kids' Shows With Green Themes (VIDEOS)

Teaching kids about the environment is most effective when they're unaware that they're being taught, which is why children's programming has always been such a great resource. There have been some truly high-quality kids' T.V. shows over the years that have managed to both entertain and inform kids. We're taking a look back at the best old-school shows with green themes, from the more scientific-based ones like Bill Nye The Science Guy to the adventures of environmental superhero Captain Planet. Each has a unique style, but they all maintain a lighthearted tone in getting kids to care about their planet.

Get nostalgic watching clips from these environmentally-friendly kids' shows:

Old Green/Science Themed TV Shows