You will watch a video for specific information and learn vocabulary on the topic of sea levels and climate change.
Imagine you have a cool drink with ice. What happens to the drink as the ice melts – does it go up, go down or stay the same?
Does the same thing happen if the ice in the ocean melts?
While you watch
Watch the video. Do the results of the experiment match what you thought? Do they match what the man in the pub said?
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You will practice understanding
advanced texts, vocabulary on the topic of climate change and increase understanding of an important issue.
What do you think the ‘sadness’ in the title refers to?
the waste from throwing away old mobile phones
the memories associated with your old mobile phone
the environmental damage caused by mobile phones in their production, use and disposal
Guess which one, and watch the video to check if you are right. (Answers at bottom of page)
Check your understanding
Are the following true or false? How do you know?
The presenter likes nature and and he likes technology.
Most of the environmental damage caused by phones is caused when we throw them away.
There is a company called Fairphone that makes phones that are easy to repair.
The battery is the most toxic part of a phone.
Liam the robot can take apart an iPhone 6 in 1 minute.
New technology could reduce the environmental impact of phones.
(Answers at bottom of page)
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