Two mean conduct experiments in a cultivated wheat field in India
Students decide whether given statements on population growth and food issues are “good news” or “bad news”...
City planners in hard hats discuss plans for community development
In small groups, students analyze a map of an undeveloped area within a city in order to...
Amazon rain forest is burning and releases methane
Through graphing and guided questioning students examine the cause and effect relationship between human activities and methane...
A woman holding carrots and other vegetables in a paper bag.
Students discuss the varying levels of human needs and then evaluate their own needs and wants and...
A farmer spraying pesticides in Thailand.
Students create flowcharts that link environmental issues with human health issues. Students will be able to: Conduct...
Smog covering Beijing, China.
Air pollution case study reading: Examine how China’s rapid industrialization in recent decades has led to unprecedented...
Students write a tweet on world population being of 7 billion people and enter a school-wide contest
Students engage in a social media contest where they develop a Tweet on the topic of world...
Water flowing through a river is at the heart of a simulated city council debate in high school classrooms
Small groups of students take on the role of a stakeholder vying for water from the Colorado...
Skeleton of a dodo, the bird is one of the most well-known examples of human-induced extinction
Students read and discuss an article about the current mass extinction of species, then calculate extinction rates...

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"The activities not only bring out important content, but they also provide real-world context for environmental, population and sustainability issues. They engage participants in very thought-provoking and critical-thinking discussions.”

Helen de la Maza, Environmental Educator, Irvine, CA