Cep 416 Lesson Plan

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Cep 416 Lesson Plan

  1. 1. SUSTAINABILITY
  2. 2. LEARNING OBJECTIVES! <ul><li>Our Goals for the day... </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the importance of sustainability. </li></ul><ul><li>Use an online calculator to find out our individual carbon footprints. </li></ul><ul><li>Make appropriate personal choices in order to be more sustainable in our everyday lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Prezi presentation describing your plan of action to become more earth-friendly. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Sustainability? <ul><li>Changing our way of living in order to improve the future. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Making the world a better place” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Being nice to all your neighbors, including trees” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Taking care of the air, water, and land” </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The 5 Main Sections of Sustainability <ul><li>Electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Food/Drink </li></ul><ul><li>Water Use </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Nature/Environment </li></ul>
  5. 5. Electricity <ul><li>Things that are plugged in, such as the television, require electricity </li></ul><ul><li>The more electricity we use, the more we are hurting the earth </li></ul>
  6. 6. Food and Drink <ul><li>Foods that are processed and have lots of packaging, such as hot dogs, are less earth-friendly than fruits and vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>We can become more sustainable by eating healthy, natural foods. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Water Use <ul><li>We use water to do many things, such as wash dishes, do laundry, go swimming, and shower. </li></ul><ul><li>Each time we use water, we are reducing the water that the earth has. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Transportation <ul><li>We use transportation, like cars, bikes, buses, trains, airplanes, to get from place to place. </li></ul><ul><li>The more we can get around by not using cars, the more sustainable we will be. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Nature/Environment <ul><li>Many plants and animals are working hard to keep our earth healthy and clean </li></ul><ul><li>It is up to us to not destroy trees, plants, and habitats. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What is a Carbon Footprint? <ul><li>The more you do things that use up resources (such as take long showers, drive in a car, keep the sink running, and keep the lights turned on) the more Carbon Dioxide you use and the higher your carbon footprint will be. </li></ul><ul><li>We want to have LOW Carbon Footprints to help keep our earth healthy. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to: http://www.zerofootprintkids.com/kids_home.aspx </li></ul>
  11. 11. Brainstorming… <ul><li>What did your results mean to you? </li></ul><ul><li>What can you do to DECREASE your carbon footprint? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Assignment <ul><li>Make a short presentation of things YOU can do in your daily life to decrease your carbon footprint and become more sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>Use what we already know about Prezi to complete this assignment </li></ul>

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