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D=Demographic Concepts; E=Environmental Connections; S=Societal Connections
PDF Description Curriculum
Family Tree Activity: Students simulate several generations of a family's growth, comparing a two-child average family size to a three-child average family size. COP
Food for Thought EM, Rich&Poor, P&P, TP, W7B
For the Common Good P&P, TP, PP-Sustain-Future
Fracked or Fiction Activity: Students analyze information about fracking and their sources for bias and ultimately take a stance arguing for or against fracking. P&P, PP-Land
From Island to Island Activity: Students read (or listen to) the short story, From Island to Island, then create a play or perform a Reader's Theater based on the story's plot. COP
Gender Quest Activity: Students act as anthropologists uncovering evidence on the status of women in North America and examining how gender roles have changed over time. EM, Women
Generating Heat EM, Climate Change, TP, W7B
Getting Around Activity: Students conduct a community survey to determine local transportation habits. EM, Energy
Global Cents Activity: Students develop budgets to meet the basic needs of an American family and a family in Malawi (a country in Southeastern Africa), then create a daily budget for a Malawi family living on less than $1 a day. COP, TP
Global Warming Begins at Home Activity: Students collect data and compute word problems to calculate their family's contribution of CO2 into the atmosphere, as well as the chemistry of combustion. EM, Climate Change, MPDR

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