Earth Day


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We worked this activity "Earth Day" at "El Cultural" on April 22.The main focus of the activy was to raise an awareness to save the Earth. Especially in times of global warming, we should celebrate Earth Day to remind us to conserve natural resources for future use. Earth supports life, and we should be happy about it.

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Earth Day

  1. 1. Let's help our Planet
  2. 2. What is Earth Day? <ul><li>Earth Day is a name of a global, </li></ul><ul><li>commemorative day each year. </li></ul><ul><li>It marks the advent of spring in the Northern </li></ul><ul><li>hemisphere and autumn in the Southern </li></ul><ul><li>hemisphere. </li></ul><ul><li>It is both intended to inspire awareness of and </li></ul><ul><li>appreciation for the Earth's environment. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What should I do on Earth Day? <ul><li>Earth Day is a time to celebrate gains we </li></ul><ul><li>have made and create new visions to </li></ul><ul><li>accelerate environmental progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Earth Day is a time to unite around new </li></ul><ul><li>actions. </li></ul><ul><li>Earth Day and every day is a time to act to </li></ul><ul><li>protect our planet. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Source: US Government Site http:// </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. There are many things we can do to help our planet. On Earth Day
  5. 5. <ul><li>Cardboard </li></ul><ul><li>Glass </li></ul><ul><li>Aluminum </li></ul><ul><li>Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic </li></ul>Recycle <ul><li>Turn your old garbage into new products </li></ul>
  6. 6. Organize Your Trash Place each item in its own special bin <ul><li>Cardboard Bin </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper Bin </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic Bin </li></ul><ul><li>Aluminum Bin </li></ul><ul><li>Glass Bin </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reuse <ul><li>Turn that old plastic milk jug into a bird feeder. </li></ul><ul><li>Tin cans make excellent wind chimes. </li></ul><ul><li>Decorate an old shoe box to use as a </li></ul><ul><li>keepsake box. </li></ul><ul><li>Make a funny hat out of old newspaper. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a glass jar as a rain gauge. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Reduce <ul><li>Don’t buy it unless you </li></ul><ul><li>REALLY need it. </li></ul><ul><li>If you must buy it, make </li></ul><ul><li>sure it IS recyclable. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Now It's time let’s do it!
  10. 10. very day the ozone layer is threatened. lways put trash in the garbage eusing items will help save the earth. rash goes in the garbage, not on the ground ow often do you recycle? on’t pollute; it is our earth to share re you conserving water? ou are our earth’s most valuable resource Acrostic E A R T H D A Y
  11. 11. Writing Activity <ul><li>Write a short paragraph describing how you can help to take care of the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>State your reasons and give examples. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Earth Day is April 22 nd …… … every year!