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Earth We're in it Together

Elementary

Description

This upbeat music video reminds us that we only have one earth and as citizens of the world we must all care about the environment   The appealing lyrics will have students singing along as they consider how their actions can impact our planet.  The simple message about working together to solve pollution problems will also inspire students to become environmental role models at school and home.

General Assessment

Recommendation of how and where to use it

This video would make an excellent introduction to Earth Day activities since students can sing and dance with the music.  The conservation message also supports curriculum outcomes related to ecosystems, sustainability and how humans interact with the environment.  An integrated lesson could have students using the video as the basis of a school wide awareness campaign that promotes “green” actions like using refillable water bottles, recycling and double sided printing.  A community based project could also have a class assist a local conservation organization with a shoreline clean-up.

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Themes Addressed

  • Air, Atmosphere & Climate (1)

    • Air Pollution
  • Citizenship (1)

    • Sustainable Consumption
  • Energy (1)

    • Energy Use
  • Waste Management (1)

    • Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • Water (1)

    • Water Quality