Students map the green spaces around their school and predict the impact of population growth on green spaces in their region.
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Advocacy for Green Urbanism
Encourage advocacy and involvement in public policy. The lesson plan described here lays out a detailed plan for creating strong democratic citizens. Class members discuss the different types of citizens, complete two graphic organizers...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Persuasive Essay: Should Cities Have Natural or Green Spaces within ½ Mile of Every Resident?
Introduce public policy and persuasive writing with a well-designed activity for junior high learners. The writers develop a stance on whether cities should have natural or green places within a half a mile of all residents. Included are...
7th Social Studies & History
Nature Deficit Disorder and Urbanization
What is urbanization and green urbanism? What are the benefits of green spaces? Learners can find out by reading informational texts and taking Cornell notes as a class and then individually. Included here are several graphic organizers,...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review An Astronaut's View of Earth
Ever wonder what climate change looks like from above? See Earth's struggle through the eyes of Commander Chris Hadfield with a video from the Veritasium playlist. Commander Hadfield describes his amazing journey through the Southern...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable