Earth Day Presentation
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 was launched in the USA in 1970. Today Earth Day is celebrated in more than 192 countries around the world.

This resource is a fully editable, colourful and informative 75-slide PowerPoint presentation on Earth Day. The resource contains references to:

- The founders of Earth Day - John McConnell, Senator Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes
- The first Earth Day in 1970 and its impact on legislation in the USA leading to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered Species Acts
- Global warming, air pollution from factories and traffic, endangered species and deforestation
- Recyling, re-using and reducing
- Earth Day projects tree planting, cleaning up the environment
- 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 also contains hyperlinks to a breathtaking 4-minute video of our planet and a link to a moving ‘Earth Song’.

A simple text version of this presentation more appropriate for younger / SEN pupils is also available:

Earth Day Simple Text Presentation

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Created: Mar 19, 2017

Updated: Feb 4, 2020

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