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Fun Fact Friday - Mr. Rogers and an Electric Car

A few years ago, I used to write a weekly post profiling a Keen and Green celebrity every Friday.  It was a fun series to do, but ultimately I ran out of celebrities to cover.  I started to miss having a Friday series to close the week, so today I am starting "Fun Fact Friday."  I'm going to dig up some trivia, interesting information, or a tidbit from history - all related to the environment! - to share with you every Friday.  Enjoy!

Today's fun fact is that Mister Rogers did a number of episodes with a focus on the environment.  Now I want to share this video of Mister Rogers learning about electric cars.  As a kid of the 80s, I watched a lot of PBS and my first exposure to the electric car was from this episode of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.     


There are other episodes of Mister Rogers with a focus on sustainability, including one where he visited a recycling center and another where he made crafts out of recycled materials.  Mister Rogers was truly ahead of his time!

And while you're here and feeling nostalgic, Sesame Street has lots of fun eco-themed sketches!  Check out the videos!

Happy Friday and enjoy your weekend!