11th Earth Hour – level 1
An interesting event happens around the world. It is the 11th Earth Hour. It happens every year.
People turn off the lights at iconic landmarks. They do this to teach other people about climate change. An organisation runs this event. It wants to teach people to think about the environment. It wants people to want to help the environment.
In London, Big Ben’s lights go off. You can hardly see it even though it is so big!
Difficult words: Earth Hour (an event to bring people together to help the environment – nature all over the planet), iconic landmark (a building you can recognise for being in a specific place), climate change (an idea that our environment is changing and it is because of people), environment (nature – plants and animals).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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