Planet Earth Show:
Using Clean Energy Wisely
Performance about Shaping Our Future
Designed for grades K-6
Save Energy, Save Costs
Save Our Planet from BIG Climate Change
Lets Make Clean Energy from the Sun and the Wind!
Introduction We are at an exciting time! Our old way
of making energy by using coal and oil is causing Global Warming and changing
our climate. We, the people of the world are beginning to build our clean
energy future. This will make our communities healthier, safer, and peaceful.
First we must conserve energy. If we use our energy wisely, everyone
will have enough. We can learn how to use energy wisely—how
to shrink our Eco Footprint with “the BIG 10”.
By using energy wisely we will be able to make enough energy from the
sun, the wind, the heat of the earth, and the movement of water for everyone
Universe to Brain A high-energy physical comedy piece
with sound effects and props that reveals the uniqueness within each of
us and our interdependence with one another, the Earth, and our life support
systems. We are one human family, we get one planet to support us so we
share one future.
Earth Cube (audience participation) 26 Million
living organisms in 1 cubic foot of soil.
Wilderness An adventure into the wilderness with two
boys. They discover a clearing with a floating miniature planet that’s
alive and they want to protect it! We learn that forests breathe in CO2,
people and machines breathe out CO2 and it goes into the sky.
Years of Human Invention in 4 Minutes A mime montage and game
with the audience, to guess the 30 “significant” inventions
from fire to the fast food hamburger. The last 11 inventions burn oil,
coal or explode, leading to Global Warming. We can do something about
it: PRECYCLE! BIG 10 Step #5: Off is Beautiful
Kids as “Watt Watchers” A story about how
kids can help the adults in their lives reduce their Eco Footprints, save
money and save energy.
Plastic! Plastic Water bottles and plastic bags--Down
with Disposables, Up with Reuse!
2 Schools: The Recycle School & The Reuse School
BIG 10 step #3: Use cloth bags and Sigg bottles instead of plastic
Zero-Waste Schools Here’s how a Colorado Green
Star school has lunch with no waste!
Energy from the Sun & the Wind: BIG 10 step #9:
Buy wind energy for your home.
Reach for the Stars (audience participation)
An energetic audience game that shows: There is great excitement and mystery
in the natural world and that we all belong to one community of life which
we must respect by using energy wisely and building a clean energy future.
We can be the Change that helps reverse Global Warming and Save Our Planet!
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