Helping the Environment in Your Yard
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New November 2022! If you could help the environment with five steps, would you? Hear from Douglas Tallamy about the five steps and the benefits of following them.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Environment-91**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Have students choose an outdoor space, measure it and using graph paper, have them reimagine the space as a yard with less lawn, keystone plants, pollinator plants, few lights and no invasive plants.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**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.