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Earth Day: Preserving Our Most Precious Resource

from SOITA Learning Technologies

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Once it’s gone, it’s gone! People have the ability to protect, defend, preserve, or destroy other living things and the planet itself. Our children are the future stewards of this world. Join us as we discuss the importance of Earth Day and share ways we can care for our environment and our planet.

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $150.00
Point to Point Premium: $135.00
By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $135.00


This program is available as a point-to-point video conference at a pre-requested date and time for $150 for CILC Members and $135 for CILC Premium members.

Length

45 Minutes for grades 3-5


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4

Minimum participants:

No minimum

Maximum participants:

No more than 30 students


Primary Disciplines

Sciences, Technology/Information Science


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

This program is available as a point-to-point video conference at a pre-requested date and time for $150 for CILC Members and $135 for CILC Premium members.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature, i.e., snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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SOITA Learning Technologies

Dayton, OH
United States

Our mission at SOITA is to provide educators instructional technology services that will assist them in optimizing student learning and achievement. SOITA offers several choices for professional development and student learning via distance learning. Visit http://www.soita.org

Contact:
Kim Carter
kim@soita.org
9377466333

Program Details

Format

1.) Overview of Earth Day
2.) Read “Just a Dream” by Chris Van Allsburg
3.) Discuss different types of pollution, pollution issues in your own community
4.) List environmental events from “Just a Dream”
5.) Divide participants into groups, pick one of the issues from the story and illustrate how they would solve it
6.) Brainstorm ways that all of us can help save the Earth today

Objectives

1.) The Learner Will discover the reason we celebrate Earth Day
2.) The Learner Will identify pollutants in and around their neighborhood
3.) The Learner Will develop an understanding of ways we can address environmental issues and solve them

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.RI.7 -- Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.RI.2 -- Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.RI.7 -- Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.RL.1 -- Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.RI.8 -- Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.RL.1 -- Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.NS. K-4.1 Science as Inquiry
As a result of the activities in grades K-4, all students should develop
Abilities necessary to scientific inquiry
NS. K-4.6 Personal and Social Perspectives
As a result of the activities in grades K-4, all students should develop an understanding of Changes in the environment

State Standards

Ohio State Standards

3rd Grade
Language Arts
RI.3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text
to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events
occur).
SL.3.3 Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate
elaboration and detail.
Science
3.ESS.2 Earth’s resources can be used for energy.
3.ESS.3 Some of Earth’s resources are limited.
Social Studies
5 Daily life is influenced by agriculture, industry, and natural resources in different
communities.
6 Evidence of positive and negative human modification of the environment can be observed
in the local community.
10 Individuals make the community a better place by taking action to solve problems in a way
that promotes the common good.

Grade 4
English Language Arts
RI.4.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs,
diagrams, timelines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain
how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
SL.4.3 Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.
Social Studies
12 People have modified the environment throughout history resulting in both positive and
negative consequences in Ohio and the United States.