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Saving water, energy, reducing the amount of waste.

How to be environmentally friendly?


The main aim:
To persuade a student about the necessity of eco-friendly lifestyle: saving
water, energy, reducing the amount of waste. Creating an active attitude in
actions connected with the protection of the environment. Persuading
students to eco-friendly lifestyle.
Methods of work:
talking, explaining, problematic,
activating methods: jigsaw puzzle, snowball
Teaching materials:
colorful pieces of paper, worksheets for three groups, jigsaw word
puzzles ( health saving the time and electricity and water), the sheet of
grey paper, coloring markers ( green, blue, red, black), paperboard to
writing a contract, a survey for each student.
Introduction.
1. A teacher is greeting all the students students.
2. First talk. The teacher is explaining that students lifestyle has the
influence on the environment and on the depletion of natural resources.
The teacher is saying for example: thousands of years ago there were
huge plants on Earth from which lignite and coal were created. From
other forms oil and gas were created. These fuels are still used by
humans. Thanks to coal many branches of industry are developed. In
many cases electric and thermal energy at our houses, clothes and

medicines are connected to the coal. On the other hand, peoples lives
are mainly influenced by food. It is provided by the Earth and its
organisms. People mine from the Earth its natural resources. We have
water, wood, fish, oxygen from our planet. We give the Earth sewage,
waste, rubbish and exhaust fumes. The results of our actions are for
example the depletion of natural resources, the loss of clean water,
deforestation, the death of many species of plants and animals, more
and more sewages. People must use natural resources but we must do it
wisely.
3. The play in guards- the work in three groups. The teacher divides
students into 3 groups, students choose colorful pieces of paper: green,
red and yellow. The first group is made from students with red pieces of
paper, the second the yellow pieces of paper, the third- the green
pieces of paper. The teacher is giving commands for three groups. He/
she is observing group work and provides help if necessary. After
reading completed work cards the teacher is persuading students to
discussion. The students in groups complete their cards, and later show
their work effects in the class.

Group 1- The guards of water


What can you do to save water?

Our clues encouraging to water


saving.
-during cleaning our teeth pour water - Saving water in my house doesnt
into a mug remember to turn off a tap cause harm to anybody!
- turn off a tap well avoid water
-Dont waste water because it is a
dripping,
part of life and beauty!
-watch a tap- if you see a leak change -Everybody needs water so use it
a gasket
wisely!
-have a short shower instead of
-You dont lose your beauty if you use
having a bath,
less water!
-use a washing machine only when
- Using water wisely is our family task!

you have the proper amount of dirty


clothes,
- wash vegetables and fruit in a bowl
and later use this water for watering
your plants,
- gardens should be watered in the
evening to avoid fast evaporation

- Saving water is saving our life!

Group 2- the electricity guards


What can we do to save electricity?
-

Our clues encouraging to electricity


saving.
Use light only when you really
- Everybody is irritated when
need it
electricity is wasted!
Use only energy- efficient bulbs,
- Saving energy- you save your
Turn on your radio, tv,
money!
computers only when you use
them,
Pour into electric kettle only
such amount of water as you
need

Group 3- the sewage guards


What can you do to deplete the
amount of sewage?

Our clues encouraging depletion of


the amount of sewage.