Tread Lightly: Where We Stand
Students explore the concept of ecological footprints. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students calculate their ecological footprints and consider how to reduce them.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 24 Downloads
Consumerism, Me and the Natural Environment— Canadian and World Studies
Just as no man is an island, no country is totally independent of other countries. To understand the impact of individual consumer decisions on the global natural environment, class groups consider how the stuff they purchase connects to...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Supply, Demand, and Market Equilibrium
An auction simulation, PowerPoint presentation, and candy M&Ms® are the perfect tools to help your learners understand the concept of supply, demand, and diminishing marginal utility. Here you'll find a thorough lesson plan that...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Biodiversity Via Ecological Footprints
Sixth graders investigate the ways in which human beings impact the environment and ecology through the calculation of their own ecological footprint, discussion questions pertaining to biodiversity and potential imbalance hazards, and...
"Circles of Strength: What Do You Stand For?" ~ A Reflection of Us~
Students determine how they are included in "Circles of Strength." In this character lesson, students reflect on how they are part of "Circles of Strength" in the "Circle of Life." They make an individual circle that includes their...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Geography, Ecology, and Folklife
Young scholars identify how do geography and ecology influence a region's folklife. Then they investigate this question and consider how an outsider might view their own region in this lesson. Students also identify how the natural...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Streetfilms' Moving Beyond the Automobile
This is an exceptional series that you can use in an environmental or engineering unit. There are four lessons: "Sustainable Transportation," "Designing for Safety," "Changing the Landscape," and "Engaging in Policy." Each instructional...
7th - Higher Ed Science