This resource is a fully editable, colourful and informative 70 slide lesson / assembly presentation on Earth Day. The resource contains references to
The founders of Earth Day - John McConnell, Senator Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes.
The first Earth Day in 1970 and its impact on legislation in the USA leading to the creation of the ‘United States Environmental Protection Agency’ and the ‘Clean Air’, ‘Clean Water’ and ‘Endangered Species’ Acts.
Global warming, air pollution from factories and traffic, endangered species and deforestation.
Re-cyling, re-using and reducing.
Earth Day projects tree planting, cleaning up the environment.
The 2016 Earth Day theme - Trees for the Earth – how trees help to combat pollution and global warming, prevent deforestation, provide homes, shelter and food for animals, provide income, food and means of transport for communities.
How we can help to look after our wonderful planet earth.
The power point contains hyperlinks to a breathtaking 4 minute video of our planet and a link to a moving ‘Earth Song’.