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(Updated on 11/05/2016)

Related pages :

Earth Day Pollution
Global warming Recycling



Flashcards, Cliparts and Pictures :


The world's most stunning environment photos – in pictures

Beauty salon, 2014



Infographic: United States of the Environment
"Every U.S. state is No. 1 in some environmental or public health category ... and No. 50 in another.
Here's a look at each state's strengths and weaknesses."





Vocabulary :


  • Sustainable development 
    "is a pattern of resource use that aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for future generations."
    It "ties together concern for the carrying capacity of natural systems  with the social challenges facing humanity...
    The field of sustainable development can be conceptually broken into three constituent parts: 
    and sociopolitical sustainability. " 



    • What is your carbon footprint ? (

    • Carbon foot
      = "A representation of the effect human activities have on the climate in terms of the total amount of greenhouse gases produced
      (measured in units of carbon dioxide)."


    • Carbon Footprint
      = "An estimate of how much carbon dioxide an entity (be it person, family or building) produces and releases into the atmosphere (the EPA has a personal calculator). The resulting figure is used to buy carbon offsets (see definition) or engage in ameliorative activities such as planting trees."

  • Environment - Illustrated vocabulary
    "Collective term for the elements that surround a living organism, some of which contribute directly to meeting its needs."




Encyclopedia :

Listening :


INTERACTIVE activities :

  • How green are you? - a quiz
    "There are lots of things we can do at home to look after the environment. What do you do? How green are you? Find out with a quiz."

  • Clean and green - interactive activity
    "Your room is a mess! There's rubbish lying all around, but you can recycle it. Can you put the rubbish in the right recycling bins?"

  • Environment - interactive activity
    "What can you do to help the planet? Paint good things to do purple and bad things to do pink."

  • Planet Earth
    "Katie and Jaia are on a school trip with the other children in their class. They're visiting the Planet Earth Museum.
    Visit the museum with them, and learn lots about our planet...
     Learn about different issues facing our environment, including our oceans.
    Then try this quiz or play this game with your learners to find out about ways to help the environment at home."



  • Photographer Chris Jordan
    "Watch the video and slideshow about Photographer Chris Jordan who portrays the impact of consumerism in the modern world."

    + Hangman
    Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)


  • The planet - interactive map (

  • Garbage - "How can my community reduce waste".
    (You can test your knowledge.) - (

  • Tutoriel Powerpoint / Impress : Greenpeace et l'environnement
    "Ce diaporama s'insère dans le travail sur l'Unité 2 de 'Move Up' 3ème LV1, Nathan, sur le thème de l'environnement...
    Ce vocabulaire est travaillé avec les expressions suivantes :
    - 'There is/are less and less/fewer and fewer ...
    - It's time to stop/start + Ving'...
    Dans la 2ème partie l'association Greenpeace est présentée et le vocabulaire précédent est retravaillé avec l'expression 'Greenpeace campaigns to' ...
    Pour terminer cette séquence les élèves doivent créer une "leaflet" publicitaire pour Greenpeace..."

    (Dominique Le Ray -


  • Paraphrasing - Environment (
    ex. : "to use more of sth than is necessary = ... to waste"


Activities TO PRINT :

  • Environment : Worksheets about recycling, composting, energy, environmental issues, posters, etc


Lesson plans :

  • Environment - a lesson plan
    "In this lesson, students will be introduced to vocabulary to describe environmental issues.
    They will watch a story about different environmental issues and sing a song about ways of helping the environment.
    They will practise using ‘should’ and ‘shouldn’t’ to talk about helping the environment, and think about what they do or can do, by playing a game and conducting a class survey.
    Finally, they will talk about recycling and either make a poster or write a poem, and do a recycling craft activity."



  • STRATEGIES   de   LECTURE   d’un   TEXTE   INCONNU en lien avec le thème de l'environnement
    - Bins in Brighton :
    Student's worksheet 1 / Student's worksheet 2

    Fiches envoyées par Martine Longhi-fetet (Collège G. Brassens - Granges sur Vologne - AC. Nancy-Metz)

  • Tox Town - interactive
    Environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals where you live, work and play
    + "The teacher pages provide activities and resources you can use with your class to stimulate learning about environmental health issues."