Welcome to the unit
Earth song — Michael Jackson
what about sunrise what about rain what about all the things that you said we were to gain... what about killing fields is t
here a time what about all the things that you said was yours and mine... did you ever stop to notice all the blood we've shed before
did you ever stop to notice the crying earth the weeping shores? aaaaaaaaaah aaaaaaaaaah what have we done to the world look what we've done what about all the peace that you pledge your only son... what about flowering fields is there a time what about all the dreams that you said was yours and mine... did you ever stop to notice
all the children dead from war did you ever stop to notice the crying earth the weeping shores I used to dream I used to glance beyond the stars now I don't know where we are although I know we've drifted far hey what about yesterday what about us what about the seas what about us the heavens are falling down what about us I can't even breathe what about us
what about the bleeding earth what about us can't we feel its wounds what about us what about nature's worth oooooo it's our planet's womb what about us what about animals what about it we've turned kingdoms to dust what about us what about elephants what about us have we lost their trust what about us what about crying whales what about us we're ravaging the seas what about us what about forest trails ooo ooo
burnt despite our pleas what about us what about the holy land what about it
torn apart by creed what about us
what about the common man what about us
can't we set him free what about us
what about children dying what about us
can't you hear them cry what about us
where did we go wrong ooo ooo
someone tell me why what about us
what about babies what about it
what about the days what about us
what about all their joy what about us
what about the man what about us
what about the crying man what about us
what about Abraham what was us
what about death again ooo ooo
do we give a damn
1.What is earth in your mind? 2. What are the environmental problems in your living surroundings?
3. Do you think a healthy environment is
important for human beings? Why?
Which ones are caused by nature and which ones are caused by man? air pollution and rubbish are caused by man and the others by nature. Human beings can almost do nothing to prevent such natural disasters from happening.
What are the causes and results of these environmental problems above?
cuttin g trees
water pollutio n
What can people do to
solve the environmental problems above?
① Throw waste in rubbish bins. Recycle as much as possible. ② Use less wood. Plant more new trees. Try to make desert areas become green land. ③ Treat the waste water before pouring it into rivers. Clean the water in the rivers/lakes. Save water in our daily life. ④ Make smoke harmless before it goes into the air. Limit the number of vehicles. Develop clean energy.
As a student, what can you do to reduce pollution and protect our environment? Discuss with your partners and write down the things you can do.
Dos & Don’ts
As a student, what can you do to reduce pollution and protect our environment? Discuss with your partners and write down the things you can do. Divide the class into two groups. The group which has more ideas will be the winner. GROUP A: GROUP B:
Remains of loulan
What caused the city of loulan to disappear? It was gradually covered over by sandstorms from AD 200 to AD 500. What caused the sandstorms?
Can you think of other ways in which
people damage the environment?
1. Write down what you will do to protect our environment.
2. Exchange your ideas with
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