1. Introduction to Create a Slogan for Earth Day
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Earth Day is celebrated each year on April twenty-second by more than a billion people in almost two-hundred countries.

On Earth Day, many people attend outdoor events and do service projects to help the environment.

For example, they might attend a clean-up in their neighborhood.

But even though Earth Day is only celebrated on 1 day of the year, you can help the Earth and your community all year long.

In this lesson, you will first identify an issue or challenge in your community, home, or school that has a negative effect on the environment.

Then, you’ll suggest an action people could take to do something about it.

Or any other ideas you might have.

Then, you will brainstorm a catchy slogan about what people could do about the issue in Google Docs.

You may have seen slogans for your favorite brands on posters or in commercials.

But you can also use a slogan as part of a call to action, which is a...

You will use the slogan you create on a one-page website to inspire and persuade people to take action for your community, home, or school environment.

To persuade means to try to get people to do something.

A one-page website is a great way to ensure that the most important details are easily visible to your viewers.

This lesson uses Google Docs and Google Sites, but you could apply these skills and concepts in most document or website applications.

To work on this lesson, sign in to your Google account.

Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to google.com.

If you are not signed in, do so now.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one.

To begin, open Google Drive.

Create a new document...

...and rename it.

Instructions

  1. Sign in to your Google account.
  2. Create a new document.
  3. Rename it.
Before sharing your work with your teacher, follow these steps to give them access to your file:
  1. Open your file.
  2. Click "Share" in the upper right corner.
  3. Add your teacher's email address.
  4. Give them "Commenter" or "Editor" access
  5. Click "Done"