T-shirts that high school students examine to conduct a five-stage life cycle analysis
Students use guided research to perform a five-stage life cycle analysis on a t-shirt and brainstorm ways...
The great bag debate - paper bags versus plastic bags
Students conduct research either in favor of or against plastic bag bans and taxes, then debate their...
Electricity allows young Liberian men work at a computer station at Camp Clara during a five-day computer course
By taking on the role of a community member, students analyze how energy poverty impacts people living...
Students investigate U.S. wealth distribution and analyze historic documents related to the American Dream.
Sustainable Development Goals logo and partial list of goals
Students research and create a visual display summarizing a Sustainable Development Goal then consider the role of...
Earth Day Lesson Plans for High School Students
Students play a game that simulates a cap and trade system, and analyze its successes and weaknesses...
Secretaries, housewives, waitresses, women from central Florida in vocational schools to learn war work, April 1942
Students examine current and historic U.S. gender roles through two short mental exercises and research.
Students test different pH solutions on radish seeds to determine the optimal level for germination
Acting as residents of five major world regions, students compare various statistics that affect people’s health and...

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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