Taking Care of the Environment is a comprehensive SmartBoard Notebook presentation of the second grade science text covering air pollution, water pollution, forest clearing, recycling, along with ways to help these environmental habitats. The presentation includes vocabulary and explanations of the 3 habitats and how to take care of them. There are s SmartBoard activities to check for understanding (a move the correct picture to the correct environmental problem activity and a short writing assignment explaining how recycling helps the environment. The 2 activities are also converted to a white background with altered directions so they may be printed and completed as classwork or homework. The presentation correlates with the second grade Virginia Science Standards of Learning.