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los medios de transporte-una actividad para nivel 1 ó 2

It’s easy to add a sustainability angle to an introduction or review of vocabulary for medios de transporte. First, I give students this handout with drawings of  el monopatín, el coche, el metro, el tren, el autobús, a caballo, la motocicleta, la bicicleta, … Continue reading

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Tox Town y la Salud Ambiental

“¿Sabe usted qué riesgos para la salud ambiental existen en su comunidad?”  The National Library of Medicine has produced a Spanish-language version of Tox Town, an interactive web site created for children to learn about health hazards in their environment. … Continue reading

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Manualidades y Reciclaje: Make something awesome with your class!

If you’ve seen the movie Bag it you may remember these statistics: *In 2008 it’s estimated that 2,480,000 tons of plastic bottles and jars were disposed of around the world. *In 2009 102 BILLION plastic bags were used in the … Continue reading

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Hogares Verdes y la Rutina Diaria

Hogares Verdes is a program developed by Spain’s Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente to help families make environmentally sustainable choices a part of their daily routines and purchasing habits.  On the web site you can download pdf files, brochures, … Continue reading

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Riesgolandia-a game about preventing environmental disasters

A fun way to integrate weather and geographical vocabulary while learning to prevent environmental disasters is to play Riesgolandia.  This board game was developed by UNICEF, the Red Cross, the Red Crescent and EIRD.  Color PDF files of the tablero, two … Continue reading

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el juego de pan: sustainable economics & fair trade

One good, authentic use of the target language is to role-play buying and selling:  it’s practical, communicative, engaging and puts into play a variety of grammatical strategies and vocabulary.  In addition, we can easily integrate cultural products and practices, such … Continue reading

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Ecopibes web site review & activities

Ecopibes is an Argentine web site dedicated to kids and ecology.  There are lots of ways to use this bursting-to-the-seams site.  Here are a few of theactivities I’ve done: *Under “Problemas y Relaciones” on the menu on the left of … Continue reading

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