Captain Planet

The power is yours!

Captain Planet

Captain Planet, a super hero, defends the world from pollution, criminals, and natural disasters. He possesses all of the Planeteers' powers magnified, symbolizing the premise that the combined efforts of a team are stronger than its individual parts. His catchphrase, "The Power Is Yours!" means that we all have the power to end the destruction of the earth if we work together as one world rather than fighting each other as separate nations.

I chose Captain Planet because I read in The Washington Post about an uptick in littering in Arlington. Captain Planet possesses heroic qualities, such as likability and always completing the job, to ensure that littering decreases in our town. His likability ensures citizens would listen to him and his ability to finish the job means he would depart only once he sees people picking up their trash.

The Planeteers are:

Who are the Planeteers and what do they represent?

Gi, Kwame, Linka, Ma-Ti, and Wheeler are the five Planeteers. They represent Water, Earth, Wind, Heart, and Fire, respectively. The Planeteers tackle specific jobs based on their strengths.

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