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MOTHER EARTH NEEDS OUR HELP A lesson plan on environmental issues. Designed by Maria José Díaz

VOCABULARY

HOW WE CAUSE THE DAMAGE

Mother Earth came into the universe years ago... fresh and healthy. But she's been continuously harmed by people and is starting to feel sick. This is how it's been caused.

DUMPING WASTE ON LAND AND IN WATER

RELEASING TOXIC CHEMICALS INTO THE AIR, LAND AND WATER

SPRAYING CROPS WITH PESTICIDES

CUTTING DOWN FORESTS (DEFORESTATION)

BURNING FOSSIL FUELS

FRACKING

THIS IS SOME OF THE WASTE WE THROW AWAY. CAN YOU NAME THE DIFFERENT ITEMS?

LISTENING

Click HERE and do two listening exercises about plastic pollution.

READING

Some consequences of the damage to the environment.

SPEAKING

Is there anything we can do to help the environment?. Choose one set of pictures and get ready to talk about them with another student.

STUDENT A

What individuals can do

STUDENT B

What politicians can do

WRITING

The local council in the town where you live are worried about how allarmingly air pollution is rising and have asked citizens to give ideas to help solve the problem.Write a proposal for the council with your suggestions.

Created By
María José Díaz
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Credits:

Created with images by kalhh - "earth globe ball" • FastFlash - "global warming pollution environment" • skeeze - "farmer tractor agriculture" • eutrophication&hypoxia - "Deforestation" • Andrew Walton @w_andrew_j (instagram) - "firelight" • Smabs Sputzer - "My Favourite Tinned Fish Ever" • madison bilsborough - "untitled image" • Daria Nepriakhina - "Coca-cola can / FMCG" • Everfalling - "Coffee & TV Milk Cartons" • wuestenigel - "Aluminum foil, close up" • Pexels - "mud dirt drought disaster arid broken texture" • Sean_Hurley - "hot day climate change global warming hot" • Hans - "high water road locked damage flood damage" • Chbec - "london bus red" • ccPixs.com - "3D Recycle Logo" • MikesPhotos - "electric car car electric vehicle power electricity" • veeterzy - "Factory Chimney Smoke" • smaedli - "Law" • Presidencia de la República Mexicana - "Participación del Lic. Enrique Peña Nieto, Presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos como Co-Presidente, junto con Corea, de la Mesa Temática sobre Financiamiento de la Cumbre del Clima 2014"

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