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Global Environmental Issues

Global Environmental Issues

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Author: Amanda Darkens
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  • The student will be able to identify 3 main global environmental issues.
  • The student will be able to predict 5 ways global warming will negatively affect people's health if it continues.
  • The student will be able to correctly choose 5 actions for "going green."
  • The student will be able to complete a physical activity that promotes the principle of "going green."

There are currently five main global environmental issues occurring in the world today: 1) population growth, 2) poverty and hunger, 3) the greenhouse effect and global warming, 4) the thinning of the ozone layer, and 5) the destruction of rain forests. To help our environment, people should follow the "going green" principle.

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Tutorial

This Powerpoint explores the 5 main global environmental issues present in our world today as well as the "going green" principle.

This video explores different ways that people can help save our world, including recycling and planting trees.

This video shows primary students choosing to change the world in only 5 minutes each day at school. Watch to see what they are doing.

The Nature Conservancy

This website discusses urgent issues involving the global environment and what people are doing about them:

http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/