Big World, Small Planet - Module 3: Essential Human Needs, Student Text, Classroom SetFacing the Future
We rely on the natural environment to provide us with food, air, water, energy, and more. How do we meet these basic needs in a way that preserves a healthy planet, now and into the future? How do we make sure all people have enough of these essential life supports? This module tackles these very real-world issues, examining sustainability issues and solutions in food, water, air quality, and energy. Activities include analyzing impacts of students’ food choices, exploring local water supply, making societal decisions regarding pollution and energy sources, using systems thinking, and identifying interconnections between air, water, food, and energy. Throughout the unit, a nature journal guides students to experience their connection with the natural world in relation to the topics being covered.
Subjects: Science, Social Studies
Type: Student Reader
Module: 3 (of 4)
Format: Print - Single copy
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