Monday, April 27, 2009

Celebrating Earth Week

Students at Highcroft this week were introduced to the word "pollution" and its meaning since Earth Day and Arbor Day are both celebrated this week (Green Week). We learned through reading Lynne Cherry's book titled, A River Ran Wild, that clean water can easily become polluted and many depend on these resources to live.
After reading the book, we discussed how each of us could contribute to make the earth just a little cleaner and conserve just a little more by writing a promise on a leaf and placing it on our "earth day tree." If we all work together we can make a difference...