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1 IF IT'S NOT IN USE, TURN OFF THE JUICE SAVE WILDLIFE The 3 rd, 4th and 5 th grade Gifted Classes at Wycallis Elementary School are working on a service learning project in conjunction with the Philadelphia Zoo. The goal of the project is to encourage others to Save Energy in order to Save Wildlife. The main focus of the project is ENERGY CONSERVATION to protect the habitats of polar bears and frogs. WE ASK YOU TO PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VIEW OUR POWER POINTS AND TAKE OUR SHORT SURVEY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP WITH OUR PROJECT!

2 Save Energy! If it s not in use turn off the juice, save wildlife.

3 What are we doing? The Wycallis Elementary School Gifted class 3 rd -5 th grade are working on a project to save energy and wildlife. This project is called UNLESS. We are working with the Philadelphia Zoo. We are asking for your help to do the best you can to save energy, so we can save the Polar Bears and Frogs from becoming extinct.

4 Some ways to save energy. Cover your pots while cooking. Whenever possible use a bike or walk. Change light bulbs to LEDs or CFLs. Don t leave appliances on standby. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth. Air dry dishes. Take a shower instead of a bath. Plant a tree. (if possible)

5 More Ways to Save Energy! Turn off your lights. Use less Hot Water. Only use your washing machine when full. Minimize Phantom Loads by using Power Strips. Turn off all appliances when not used. If you have, use your programmable thermostat. Don t let furniture or blinds cover mass air flow or heaters.

6 Carbon Sources and Carbon Sinks. Carbon Source: A Carbon Source is anything that produces Co2 (Carbon Dioxide)that will be released into the atmosphere. Carbon sources can be Humanmade or Natural. Carbon Sink: Carbon Sinks are critical because they store excess Co2 so that it s not released into the Atmosphere. One way to offset your Carbon Footprint is to help create Carbon sinks by planting a tree.

7 Ways you can Help! One way to make a Carbon Sink is to plant a tree. One thing you can do to Reduce Carbon Sources is to use your car less.

8 You can help Everyone can help, no matter how young or old. Last year we had the hottest year on record. That really destroyed lots of habitats. That is why we have to help, and fast!

9 Climate Change Every day people use energy for everything. Using this much energy everyday is destroying the habitats, because of The Greenhouse Effect. The Greenhouse Effect is when the energy from the sun gets captured by the Co2 (Carbon Dioxide) in the atmosphere. Which traps heat. So if we can start saving energy it will save the Earth.

10 Thank You! The world is in our hands, now let s go take care of it and save wildlife!!

11 UNLESS IF IT S NOT IN USE, TURN OFF THE JUICE SAVE WILDLIFE BY: The Wycallis gifted class 3 rd -5 th grade

12 Our Project The Wycallis Elementary School s gifted class 3 rd -5 th grade is working on a project to save energy and wildlife. This project is called UNLESS. We are working with the Philadelphia Zoo. We are asking for your help to do the best you can, to SAVE ENERGY, so we can save the polar bears, frogs, and all of wildlife from being extinct. SAVE US!!

13 Polar Bears Polar Bears are one of the animals that have been being affected by climate change. POLAR BEAR FACTS Polar bears eat seals, young walrus, land mammals, birds, and beached whales Climate Change is the most dangerous threat to polar bears Polar bears live in the North Pole Surprisingly, polar bears skin is black with clear fur!! We all think it is white!! Don t you?!?!

14 Frogs are also one of the many animals being affected by global warming and climate change. FROG FACTS Frogs skin is very delicate and thin that help the animals breathe. Frogs can be found on every continent but Antarctica and they depend on wet conditions for breeding. Most frogs eat insects and other invertebrates. Some may also eat mice, lizards, snakes, and sometimes other frogs. All frogs are cold blooded.

15 Climate Change Climate Change is a new hot topic these days. It s affecting polar bears, frogs, and humans in many ways. Here are some examples... Climate change is affecting polar bears because polar bears need ice to catch their food. (They stand on the ice and pounce in the water to catch it.) Without the ice, they will starve and without food, they will not gain enough blubber to keep them warm. Climate change is affecting frogs because it is getting too hot which means the water is evaporating faster, and the frogs lay their eggs in the water. That means they are not able to give birth, meaning they will go extinct because they can not reproduce. Climate change isnt just affecting these animals. Its also affecting thousands of animals across the world. It is also affecting us. If you would like to make a difference, help save energy to save all of the animals and humans being affected by climate change.

16 ENERGY RAP Try to save energy, We ll give you some tips, Put in some mph, and shake your hips Minimize phantom loads by using power strips (pow-power strips) Cover your pots while cooking (sizzle-sizzle-sizzle-sizzle) After in use, don t let your water (drizzle-drizzle-drizzle-drizzle) Fungus, climate change, and habitat loss, Are things we really have to toss, Polar bears and frogs are in some trouble, Put in some effort and help them double WHEN ITS NOT IN USE, TURN OFF THE JUICE SAVE WILDLIFE CFL S and LED S make the world go smooth for you and me, When you re outdoors and having fun, Turn off the lights when you are done. There is energy everywhere, In the water and in the air, Without energy this world will be, Not a good place for you and me Solutions are good for you and me, It helps the world we live on you see, You would not live on this world with me, without this stuff called energy WHEN IT S NOT IN USE, TURN OFF THE JUICE. SAVE WILDLIFE

17 The End Thank you for watching our PowerPoint today on climate change, polar bears, and frogs. We strongly encourage you to help save energy to save wildlife. During your free time, take a look at our energy survey at Thanks again

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