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D=Demographic Concepts; E=Environmental Connections; S=Societal Connections
PDF Description Curriculum
Helping Hands Activity: Students read and discuss a story about people coming together to help one another, and then work to plan a school event to help others in their community. COP
Hill of Beans EM, Rich&Poor, TP, 300M
How Many Fish in the Sea? Activity: Students estimate a fish population (using goldfish crackers on a flat surface) by sampling. COP, TP
How Much Space Do We Need? Activity: Through research and analysis of their consumption of renewable resources, students measure the amount of land that they would need to support themselves. MPDR, TP
If Money Won't Buy It ... Activity: As an exercise in critical thinking, students evaluate the environmental impact of their lifestyles. P&P
If the World Were an Apple/Si el mundo fuera una manzana NM
Illustrating Birth and Death Rates PopMap
In Search of Sustainable Life Activity: Through class brainstorming and a cooperative learning activity, students develop an index of what they consider a healthy community. EM, Urbanization, P&P
It's in the Bag: The Grocery Store Dilemma Activity: Students learn about the complexity of environmental decision-making by researching and debating the choice between paper and plastic grocery bags. EM, Solid Waste
Land Use Squared PopMap