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The Environment

How to take care of our earth

Olivia Mao and Eliza Posner


Welcome to the Environment

  • This project was made by Olivia Mao and Eliza Posner

  • You are going to learn about how to take care of the environment

  • We chose this topic because we think it’s important for us to take care of the environment and share this information with you

Olivia Mao and Eliza Posner


Recycling

  • Paper

  • Plastic

  • bottles, cups, and cans

  • Batteries

  • Tin foil

  • Electronic equipment

  • Paint

Olivia Mao and Eliza Posner


Planting

  • Plant trees, flowers, and vegetables in your town

  • Start a compost pile

  • Use natural fertilizer

  • Start a garden in your yard

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Recycling facts

  • recycle 1 pound of paper and save: 17 trees 6953 gallons of water 463 gallons of oil 587 pounds of air pollution 3.06 cubic yards of landfill space 4077 kilowatt hours of energy.

  • to produce the Sunday paper 500,000 trees must be cut down

  • recycling the Sunday New York Times can save 75,000 trees

  • 1 billion trees worth of paper are thrown away every year in the US

Olivia Mao and Eliza Posner


Why we recycle

  • We recycle because if you throw things away it can harm the environment and animals in it. If businesses don’t recycle they get higher taxes. Also, recycling saves materials by reusing them.

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Ways to help the Environment

  • Turn of the lights when not used

  • Use less water by taking less time in the shower

  • Don’t leave the water on when brushing your teeth

  • Ride your bicycle or walk

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Quiz Time!

I hope you were paying attention

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What is an environmentally friendly way to get around?

  • Bike

  • Drive a truck

  • Drive a Hummer

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Sorry, you got it wrong

Sorry, you got it wrong

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Good job, you got it right!

Go on to the next question.

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About how many trees worth of paper are thrown away every year in the US?

  • 600

  • 500,000

  • One billion

  • One million

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Good job, you got it right!

Go on to the next question.

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Sorry, you got it wrong

Sorry, you got it wrong

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List two things that are recyclable

  • Paper and ceramics

  • Photographs and batteries

  • Paper and batteries

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Sorry, you got it wrong

Sorry, you got it wrong

Olivia Mao and Eliza Posner


Good job, you got it right!

Go on to the next question.

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Why do we recycle?

  • We feel like it

  • It helps save the earth by reusing things

  • It makes more garbage

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Sorry, you got it wrong

Sorry, you got it wrong

Olivia Mao and Eliza Posner


Good job, you got it right!

Go on to the next question.

Olivia Mao and Eliza Posner


True or False: should you use natural fertilizer?

True

False

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Sorry, you got it wrong

Sorry, you got it wrong

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Good job, you got it right!

Click arrow to end quiz

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Good Job!

You did well on the quiz!

click to find out more about the environment

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