Teaching about Earth Day

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Background

eday5Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network,[1] and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.[2] In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, peace activist John McConnell proposed a day to honor the Earth and the concept of peace, to first be celebrated on March 21, 1970, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. (Wikipedia)

Earth day 2014, Green Cities

The theme for Earth Day 2014 is Green cities. The focus is on three key elements – buildings, energy and transportation.

Lesson plan

  1. SustainableLook at the information on this web-page and in groups of 3 decide on which area you think is most important for your city.
  2. Depending on your…

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