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491 reviewed resources for sustainable living

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Sustainable Living Sourcebook

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Explore the meaning of sustainable development and have your young scholars record ways of making life more efficient. Students research to find information on sustainable materials and then pool their information to create a source book...
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Sustainable Development

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young environmentalists use a conference format to reach consensus on ways to slow deforestation and promote sustainable development. Class members are assigned roles to play during the conference, and work on posters and a public...
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Sustainability and Extinction

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Galapagos Penguins are the only penguins on earth that live north of the equator (in the wild). In this last lesson a discussion on how the Galapagos islands developed their populations and diversity sparks the introduction. Two...
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Sustainability: Environmental Management and Responsible Manufacturing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When you think about environmental sustainability, the Ford Motor Company probably isn't the first company to come to mind. A four-lesson unit introduces learners to the idea of sustainability and environmental stewardship. It describes...
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Evaluating Sustainability and Lifecycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What makes one product greener than another? Ecology scholars analyze sustainability and lifecycle through a thought-provoking activity. Individuals pick a product, then examine its components to determine its overall impact on the world...
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Sustainability: Learning for a Lifetime – The Importance of Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Water is essential for life—and understanding the importance of clean drinking water is essential in understanding sustainability! Show your environmental science class the basics of water testing and treatment through a week-long...
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Toward a Sustainable Agriculture

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Your class considers a case study of a sustainable agro-ecosystem and view a PowerPoint presentation about a sustainable farm. They complete a case study worksheet. Extension activities are included.
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Sustainable Cities

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate aspects of sustainable cities and relate them to where you live! A detailed lesson plan first investigates the definition of sustainability. Learners then explore human impact on the environment and social justice. Their...
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Exploring Cultural Sustainability

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups learn about a present-day nomadic culture in Mongolia and the threats to its existence by exploring a photo essay. The resource includes thoughtful discussion and writing prompts about cultural sustainability, the...
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Urbanization and the Evolution of Cities Across 10,000 Years

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Today, more than half of all people in the world live in an urban area. How did the early hunter-gatherer culture evolve into the modern city, and what implications does this continuing development have for the future of our world...
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Human Interactions with Living Systems

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers work in groups to research how humans impact living systems. After selecting a topic the group feels is interesting and urgent, they use the media center’s resources to collect data and prepare a three-minute iMovie...
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What makes agriculture "sustainable"?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students define terms and distinguish between the goals and practices used to achieve sustainable agriculture.  In this sustainable agriculture lesson students demonstrate awareness of the different impacts of agriculture. 
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Sustainable Livestock

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate healthy eating habits by researching livestock. In this food sustainability lesson, students research the negative impact factory farming has on our environment due to pollution. Students define agricultural...
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Go Green! Earth Day Poster

For Teachers 1st - 8th
A simple lesson plan gets youngsters working in groups to create Earth Day posters. Begin the lesson by teaching about Earth Day and sustainable practices. Then, split the class up, providing recycled or reused materials, or materials...
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Global Citizenship in the Whole School: Sustainable Living Board Game

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners discuss sustainable living and create a board game about the topic. In this sustainable living activity, students discuss how to live in a sustainable fashion and be conscious of the environment. Learners then create a board...
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Sustainable Fishing in the Philippines

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Understanding the importance of sustainable fishing practices is fostered through a classroom game. In small groups, the class plays a fishing game where they can see first-hand, the effects of thoughtless fishing practices. After the...
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Sustainability and the Recycling of Words

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Recycling and green living isn't just for the environment anymore. Studying the use of metaphors and metonymies, especially in reference to environmental sustainability, this presentation provides viewers with plenty of food for thought....
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Sustainable Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an impressive series of lessons that has learners work together to create a sustainable community transportation plan that could be implemented where they live. This is an ambitious project for your pupils to take on, and will...
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Sustainable Development and Africa's Wildlife Reserves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce the topic of sustainable development. Using Africa as an example, high schoolers will read about these types of projects and how they are protecting their wildlife in reserves. They analyze the role of globalization in these...
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Moja Island

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Did you know that 1.3 billion people live without any form of electricity? Discover an array of possible renewable energy options by taking a trip to Moja Island, an online learning resource that will equip you and your learners with an...
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Economy of Ecology

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work in groups to decide which statement best fits with each type of sustainable development from a handout about specific strategies countries are utilizing to promote sustainable development.
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Mobility 2030: Can We Meet the goals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how various countries meet or do not meet sustainability challenges. They read and discuss an article, complete an informational table, and participate in a group discussion.
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What is Sustainability?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using an allegorical apple, locating resources by country and creating a webpage are the activities for your Junior high students. After these, they should recognize that the world has limited resources and understand the importance of...
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Lesson: Living With the Farm Next Door

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Discuss with learners why farms are growing in size and why there is sometimes conflict between farmers and their non-farming neighbors. Read the article, "Living With the Farm Next Door," and then craft letters to the editor from the...