Good morning, boys and girls! Today we are going to speak about the world around us, about our environment. But first of all I would like to introduce our team. The 1-st is called “Tigers@ , the 2-nd is called “Lions” (На интерактивной доске выводится название темы, меняются слайдыизображения видов природы, звучит аудиозапись живых звуков леса). We’ll speak about our environment, discuss main ecological problems and do some quiz. But let’s stop for a while and listen.(Звуки усиливаются) What did you hear ? Pupil 1 : We hear the sounds of the forest. Pupil 2 : We hear birds. Teacher: Do you like to be in the forest? Pupils : Yes, I do. Teacher: Do you like to listen to birds? Do you like to watch animals? Pupils : Yes, of course. Teacher: By the way, do you know what Earth Day is? Pupils : “День Земли” Teacher: Yes, right. Do you know when it’s celebrated? Pupils : No. Teacher: Earth Day is celebrated on April,22. It is a special day to look at our planet and see what needs changing. Now , you should read the text about the history of Earth Day and answer the questions. If you are ready, please tell me about it. Text Former Senator Gaylord Nelson was the person who initiated the movement for the protection of the environment . He understood that our world was getting dirty and that many of our plants and animals were dying. In 1969, Senator Gaylord Nelson decided to have a special day to teach everyone about the things that needed changing in our environment. He wrote letters to all of the colleges and put a special article in Scholastic magazine to tell them about the special day he had planned. On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was held, people all over the country made promises to help the environment. Everyone got involved and since then, Earth Day has spread all over the planet. People all over the world know that there are problems we need to work on and this is our special day to look at the planet and see what needs changing. Isn’t it great? One person had an idea and kept working until everyone began working together to solve it. Questions: 1. Who initiated the movement for the protection of the environment ? 2. Why did he do it? 3. When did Senator Gaylord Nelson decide to have a special day to teach everyone about the things that needed changing in our environment? 4. When was the 1-st Earth Day held? OK. The score is….. Now, let’s do another task/ You should fill in the gaps with the words from the box. You can do a lot to ______(1) the environment. Please, remember to _______(2) the TV when you are not watching it. Don’t forget to _______(3) the light when you leave the room. Don’t leave the refrigerator door ________(4). Draw and colour on ______(5) sides of paper. Don’t leave the water ________(6) when you brush your teeth. _________(7) plants, for plants are the lungs of our ___________(8) ( cultivate, open, planet, both, save, turn off, running, switch off) Good done. Now, let’s do another task. A riddle: Name the animals . He doesn’t speak nor does he sing, Nor at the door-bell give a ring, But still he lets his master know Who wants to see him, friend or foe. A riddle: What is it? It never bothers to wake us up, But in any weather and any season, We open our eyes stretch and yawn, we rise The moment we see it is risen. Good done. Now, another task- match the words and the text. 1) a) b) c) d) an earthquake, 2) a hurricane, 3) a tornado, 4) a volcano, 5) a flood, 6) a drought ….is a large amount of water which quickly covers a place that is usually dry land. … is a sudden shaking of the ground. … is a very violent wind or storm. …is a very violent wind in the form of a funnel of air that spins at great speed across land. e) …is a mountain with a hole called a crater in the top. Sometimes lava and gases are released from the crater. f) …is a long period of dry weather when there is not enough water. Teacher:. The problems of ecology are very important and actual nowadays. But What is “ecology”? Pupil 1: Ecology is a science. Teacher What does it study? Pupils: It studies….. Teacher What does the word “ecology” mean in translation from Greek? Pupil 3: It means “home”. Teacher Yes, you are right. Ecology is a science about our home, about our environment. The protection of environment is an important problem, isn’t it? Pupil 5: Yes, it is. Teacher Are there any ecological problems? Pupil 6: Yes, there are. Teacher What are they? Now, name some ecological problems. You are given several minutes. Now, your answer. Teacher: So, let’s name the main ecological problems once more. Pupils: Water pollution, Air pollution, Deforestation, recycling, The ozone layer, The Greenhouse effect, Endangered animals. Teacher: Answer the questions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. What are these bins used for? Do you have such bins in our school? What does your family do with the rubbish? Who takes the rubbish out? Do you try to throw away less rubbish? Do you know about recycling? What have you heard about it? What products are recycled in Russia? Use: ( collect, throw away, produce, protect the environment, be polluted with chemical waste, be in danger, waste paper, cans, bottles, metal, plastic) Teacher: People have always polluted their surroundings. As a result of it rare species of birds, animals, fish and plants disappear. To control rare species The Red Book was created. So you see we live in a beautiful world and we must think about our future in order to save it. Our game is coming to an end. You have worked very well today. The score of our quiz is… My congratulations. Thank you very much. Good bye.