Green House Tour (Member Created Video)
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: Learn about different ways to make your home more environmentally friendly. This video was created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School in St. Louis, MO.

Type of Video: Topical*
Unique Video ID: Environment-13**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Before viewing the video go over the following vocabulary terms: compost, decay, nutrients, and geothermal heating. Let the students know they will be hearing about these terms in the video and to pay close attention to how they are used in a house.
  • After viewing the video ask the students if they compost, use solar devices or any other “green” components where they live.


*Topical videos are filmed on location in the classroom/workspace/laboratory, in studio, or a combination of both to explain and/or demonstrate specific concepts, events, topics, or processes.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.