The environment game: play this Earth day game to see how planet--friendly habits can make you a winner.
HOW TO PLAY: Place game pieces on "start." Players take turns rolling the die. The rolled number indicates how many spaces across the board a player should move his or her game piece. Move piece according to the board's number sequence. RULES: In each turn, players will roll the die only once. If you land on a space that helps the environment, climb the ladder to a higher numbered space. If you land on one that harms the environment, go down the slide to a lower numbered space. Two game pieces may never occupy the same space, If your roll moves your piece to a space that's occupied by an opponent, your opponent's piece must return to "Start."
WINNING: The first player to reach "You Win!" by exact count wins.
The ENVIRONMENT Game 28 29 30 31 You recycle your You turn on all family's the lights at aluminum, home. Turning plastic, glass, off unnecessary and newspaper lights can daily. Recycling reduce harmful reduces the carbon dioxide amount of trash pollution by in landfills by more than 168 40 percent. kilograms (370 pounds) per year. 27 26 25 24 After picnicking, you throw an empty bottle on the ground. A glass bottle takes 1 million years to break down in the environment. 14 15 16 17 You cut your shower time from 15 minutes to 5. Water used in showers and toilets makes up 75 percent of people's daily water use. 13 12 11 10 You toss out You use your old cell rechargeable phone instead of batteries in donating it to your stereo. charity. Trashed That keeps electronics can batteries--full leak of dangerous toxins--like chemicals--out lead--into the of landfills. environment. 1 2 3 Start You buy a notebook made of recycled paper. Every ton of recycled paper saves 17 trees. 32 33 You Win! 23 22 21 Instead of taking the bus, you have your parent drive you to the mall. A 10 percent increase in public transportation use would save 511 million liters (135 million gallons) of gasoline a year. 18 19 20 You waste water You write to by letting the your tap run while congress-person you brush your asking for more teeth. The laws to protect average person endangered uses more than species. 300 liters (80 Currently, gallons) of 1,272 species water per day. in the U.S. are listed as threatened or endangered. 9 8 7 You participate in a local beach cleanup. About 90 percent of marine debris is plastic. Sometimes animals mistake plastic for food, and they die after eating it. 4 5 6 You carpool to school. This helps reduce pollution- causing emissions.
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|Date:||Apr 17, 2006|
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