How to Help the Environment in Your Own Backyard
Grades: 3 - 5

Video Description: New November 2022! Author Douglas Tallamy provides five steps people can take to help nurture the environment in their own yards and explains how each step helps.

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

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Have students research keystone and pollinator plants that will thrive in your area. To balance the lesson, have them then do a survey to note what invasive plants are growing in your area.


*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.