Screenshot of video lesson plan "Carbon Crunch" showing carbon emissions by country
Students work in small groups to determine the main environmental concerns during given periods of history and...
Recycling, compost and garbage bins in San Fransisco
Solid waste case study reading: A profile of how a city is planning for zero-waste. Could this...
A favela in Rio de Janeiro near a built-up area of the city.
Urbanization background reading: Our world population is rapidly urbanizing. Yet, urban and suburban sprawl in developed countries...
The skyline of Shenzhen in southern China at night.
Urbanization case study reading: A profile of the growth of Shenzhen, China.
A fishing boat in Aralsk, Kazakhstan remains on shore after no longer being proximate to the evaporating Aral Sea.
Water resources case study reading: A profile of Asia’s Aral Sea, the reasons it is disappearing and...
Two men pumping water from a well in India.
Water resources case study reading: Charitable programs building water wells in Sub-Saharan Africa have learned that providing...
A pangolin hunting for ants in the dirt.
Biodiversity case study reading: A profile of one of the world’s most unusual and most threatened animals.
A fishing net caught on ocean reefs at the bottom of the ocean near the Danguan Island in the Philippines.
Oceans background reading: Take a closer look at the largest habitat on Earth and see the impact...
Aerial view of the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. The world's largest camp of Syrian refugees.
Population dynamics case study reading: Refugee stories from the unprecedented migration of people from the war-torn Middle...

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