Plant for the Planet

This video describes the foundation Plant for the Planet, a foundation created by a 9-year-old German boy, Felix. This foundation has planted more than 500,000 trees in Germany, which he says help sequester carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The student rallies, first his community and then other children, to plant millions of trees to offset our energy-use emissions.

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Young Voices for the Planet

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Plant for the Planet program could be used within a classroom to inspire students to make changes by witnessing what other students are doing around the world. Oftentimes individuals don't know what to do to help make a difference.

Teachers could utilize this video in a motivational context or as an example of ways in which individuals can make a difference in organizing community projects.