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Ms. Depner

Earth Day - "Together, We Can Restore Our Earth"

Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: Social Studies, Geography

Student Instructions

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22, 2021 and the theme this year is: Together, We Can Restore Our Earth. What are some ways we can restore our Earth? How can we do this together? like Watch the video like 1. After watching the video, think about a topic that you would like to research 2. Topics to research are: 1) climate change, 2) water pollution, 3) vanishing species, 4) energy depletion, 5) overflowing landfills 3. Find 5 - 6 details to support your research topic 4. Using Adobe Spark, make your own video that shares your research topic. Find pictures to add visuals to your video. 5. Remember, you want to share your topic and tell others why it is so important!

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

CORE COMPETENCIES: Social Awareness and Responsibility-Contributing and caring for our environment Positive Personal and Cultural Identity-Understanding relationships and cultural contexts BIG IDEAS: Grade 3-SS-People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life. Grade 4-SS-The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people, and communities of Canada. Grade 5-SS-Natural resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions of Canada. CURRICULAR COMPETENCIES: Grade 3-Recognize the causes and consequences of events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence) Grade 4-Differentiate between intended and unintended consequences of events, decisions, or developments, and speculate about alternative outcomes (cause and consequence) Grade 5-Sequence objects, images, and events, and recognize the positive and negative aspects of continuities and changes in the past and present (continuity and change) CONTENT COMPTENTICES: Grade 3-Relationships between humans and their environment Grade 4-physiographic features and natural resources of Canada Grade 5-resources and economic development in different regions of Canada