Planet Protectors
Planet Protectors! Today let’s stop and think about all the beautiful things Earth provides us...and how we can help take care of our planet.

Today’s Activities

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Write it!

Take this personality quiz to see what kind of planet-protector you are!

How persuasive are you?

Your task? Write a paragraph to convince your audience that they should help protect our planet. You can use this graphic organizer to plan your paragraph.

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Math it!

Today challenge yourself to some math Brain Teasers.  See how many you can solve, then try to stump someone else!

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Earth from space

We will celebrate Earth Day on April 22.  Seeing photographs of the Earth from outer space changed the way many people thought about our planet.  This 30-minute video shows some of these early photos and the cameras the first astronauts used, among other topics.

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Let's move!

Get up and move with Not Dog from Go Noodle!

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Create it!

Create a new comic book character… Planet Protector! You can download comic page templates here.

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Teaching Tips

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Accessibility Feature

Turning on transcripts for YouTube Videos [PDF]

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Speech & Language

Multiple meaning words: There is more than one meaning for the word ‘wave’. Can you think of at least two different meanings of the word ‘wave’ using complete sentences.

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Fail Forward

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Field Day!

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