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    Living green lesson #3 Living green lesson #3 Presentation Transcript

    • What am I, and other RIDDLES!!
    • 1) I have eight legs, but cannot walk on the land. My home is anywhere near the sand. What am I? Octopus
    • 2) I have four legs but no tail. Usually I’m heard only at night. What am I? Frog
    • 3) Alive without breath, as cold as death. Clad in mail never clinking, never thirsty, ever drinking. Fish
    • 4) There are 2 ducks in front of 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks behind 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks beside 2 other ducks. How many ducks are there ? Four Ducks
    • 5) A very pretty thing am I, fluttering in the pale-blue sky. Delicate, fragile on the wing, indeed I am a pretty thing. Butterfly
    • 6) Name an animal that can jump higher than a full grown mango tree None! Mango Tree's can't jump!
    • 7) I have a little tail. My nose is called a snout. I can say, "Oink-oink" What am I? Pig
    • Living Green Lesson #3
    • Gardens in the Sky.
      • Students at the Calhoun School in New York City have much more than a roof over their heads.
      p222
    • Gardens in the Sky.
      • They have an entire rooftop garden, with thick grass and colorful flowers.
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    • Gardens in the Sky.
      • This green roof blocks more of the sun’s heat than a regular roof, so it keeps the building cooler in summer.
      p222
    • Gardens in the Sky.
      • In winter, the plants and soil on the roof help keep heat inside the building from escaping.
      p222
    • Gardens in the Sky.
      • These rooftop gardens are becoming more and more popular, and it’s not just roofs that are going green.
      p222
    • Saving Every Last Drop.
      • Only a small amount of all the water on the Earth is fit for drinking, and in some places such as the Middle East and Africa, there isn’t enough fresh water to meet demand.
      p223
    • Saving Every Last Drop.
      • With this in mind, green buildings use as little fresh water as possible, and they usually reuse water as well.
      p223
    • Saving Every Last Drop.
      • A new library in Santa Monica, California, was built with a special drainage system to collect rainwater from the roof and store it in a giant underground tank.
      p223
    • Saving Every Last Drop.
      • Later, the rainwater is used in toilets and for watering the grass around the building.
      p223
    • Comprehension Questions
      • How are rooftop gardens used
      • in green buildings?
      • Rooftop Gardens are used
      • to keep the building cooler in summer, and warmer in winter.
    • Vocabulary
      • Entire: Whole, or not broken.
      • They have an entire rooftop garden, with thick grass and colorful flowers. (p222)
    • Vocabulary
      • Rooftop: Top of the roof.
      • They have an entire rooftop garden, with thick grass and colorful flowers. (p222)
    • Vocabulary
      • Thick: Deep, heavy mass.
      • They have an entire rooftop garden, with thick grass and colorful flowers. (p222)
    • There are many kinds of “thick” things. Which is the correct one for us? A B C D
    • Vocabulary
      • Block: To prevent or stop.
      • The green roof block s more of the sun’s heat than a regular roof. (p222)
    • There are many kinds of “block”. Which is the correct one for us? A B D C
    • Vocabulary
      • Escape: To become free.
      • In winter, the plants and soil on the roof help keep heat inside the building from escaping . (p222)
    • Vocabulary
      • Fit: Safe or Healthy.
      • Only a small amount of water on the Earth is fit for drinking. (p223)
    • There are many kinds of “fit”. Which is the correct one for us? A B D C
    • Vocabulary
      • Drainage: To cause liquid to go out from.
      • A new library in Santa Monica, California, was built with a special drainage system... (p223)
    • 1) Converting sunlight into electricity to be used later. 2) Blocking the sun’s heat in summer and retaining heat in winter. 3) Turning the lights off automatically when the last student walks out. 4) Collecting rainwater from the roof and storing it underground.
      • Solar cells on
      • the roof.
      b) A special drainage system c) Light sensors d) A rooftop garden Match the sentence with the subject.
    • The End