What Can We Do?

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Motivate young conservationists to stand up and make a change. After learning about the efforts in Cascade Nation Park to reduce carbon emissions in order to preserve the wilderness, students work in groups creating action plans for reducing the carbon footprint of their school.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Extend the lesson by having students present their action plans to other classes in the school
  • Perform this lesson near the beginning of the school year so the class can monitor the impact of their actions over a long period of time
  • Take time to periodically evaluate and revise the classes action plan
Pros

  • Offers additional activities that extend learning about conservation
  • A list of ideas for creating a low-carbon school are included with the lesson
Cons

  • None