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The World's Been Waiting For You!

Lesson Description:
Reading picture book, One Child, One Planet: Inspiration for the Young Conservationist, and discussing the various ways that each of us makes an environmental impact on this planet of ours. Small actions add up and make a big difference. the book highlights big and small places of beauty on the planet, and offers suggestions that are practical and easy for many families.
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Other

Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy
  • Gardening
  • Water
  • Waste Reduction

GEF Program Category:
  • Sustainable Water Challenge

Time Needed:
10 min. to read, 15 min. to discuss
Standards Addressed:
  • conservation
  • natural resources
  • greenhouse gases
  • waste reduction
  • going green
  • recycling

Materials Needed:
  • One Child, One Planet: Inspiration for the Young Conservationist
  • optional props:
  • reusable water bottle
  • reusable shopping bag
  • green plant
  • energy-saving lightbulb
  • compostable materials

School or Group:
Bridget Llewellyn
Contact Email:
Author Bridget Llewellyn Enjoys Visiting Elementary Schools, Presenting Material Covered in One Child, One Planet, with Environmentally-friendly Lesso

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