Monthly Archives: April 2014

Happy Earth Day 2014!

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In preparation for Earth Day (April 22nd), we are featuring a number of activities related to the environmental movement and environmental protection. These challenging activities are sure to motivate your students to thoughtfully engage with our modern environmental issues.

Global Warming Points of View
Students share their own personal point of view and the points of view of experts in the field regarding Global Warming.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
This activity allows students to demonstrate their knowledge of the 3 R’s by creating a comic that shows specific examples of ways to reduce their carbon footprint.

What Are Fossil Fuels
Students teach their classmates about fossil fuels: what they are made of, what the three major types are, and why they are considered non-renewable resources.

Ethics and Issues in ICT
Students explain one of the impacts of information and communication technology on personal health and/or the environment.

Persuading Someone to Take Action
Students choose an environmental issue and then use their avatar to persuade a person of influence that they must take action to address it.

Human Impact on the Environment
Students edit a provided comic template to demonstrate ways they can make a positive impact on the environment.

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