Earth Day
There are two Earth Days. The United Nations celebrates Earth Day each year on the March equinox. Another Earth Day is celebrated each year on 22nd April. Earth Day is a global event created to promote awareness and appreciation for the earth’s environment. It is also a useful resource for World Environment Day in June.

This resource is a fully editable, SIMPLE TEXT, 75-slide PowerPoint presentation on Earth Day, appropriate for primary aged pupils and older SEN students. The resource contains references to

- The founders of Earth Day - John McConnell, Senator Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes.
- The first Earth Day in 1970
- Global warming, air pollution from factories and traffic, endangered species and deforestation.
- Re-cyling, re-using and reducing.
- Earth Day projects tree planting, cleaning up the environment.
- Trees for the Earth – how trees help to combat pollution and global warming, prevent deforestation, provide homes, shelter and food for animals, provide income, food and means of transport for communities.
- How we can help to look after our wonderful planet earth.

The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to a breathtaking 4 minute video of our planet and a link to a moving ‘Earth Song’.

A more detailed version of this presentation more appropriate for older pupils is also available

Earth Day Presentation

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Created: Apr 13, 2016

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