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Grades 6-8

Making a Difference for People and the Planet

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SUBJECTS: Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Personal Consumption, Sustainability: Sharing Common Resources

Resource Overview

Sustainable future background reading: Sustainable thinking is key to ensuring a healthy planet in the years ahead. Students consider how today’s personal choices can have a positive impact on the future of our local and global communities, the natural environment, and the resources we depend on. Glossary included.

A woman holding carrots and other vegetables in a paper bag.

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This reading must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

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