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  • ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT

    **This lesson/pp is combined with City Parks Foundation Seeds to Trees lesson on this topic!

  • 6/15/20

    Learning Target: I can explain the importance of the

    ecological footprint and understand ways to improve it.

    Criteria For Success:

    • I can define the ecological footprint.

    • I can calculate my carbon footprint.

    • I understand ways to reduce my carbon footprint.

    • I understand the impact humans have on Earth's resources.

  • Do Now: Copy and answer in complete sentences!

    “Footprints leave a mark!”

    Look at the image below. Take a guess! Use it to help you

    explain what you think an ecological footprint refers to.

  • Let’s Watch The Video Clip- “The Ecological Footprint Explained”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=fACkb2u1ULY&feature=emb_logo

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fACkb2u1ULYhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=fACkb2u1ULY&feature=emb_logo

  • Tool Box # 57Ecological Footprint

    I Ecological Footprint = the measure of how much of Earth’s area (land and water) an individual, population or activity requires to produce all the resources used and to absorb all the waste generated.

  • Land Types in Ecological Footprint

    The Ecological Footprint of an individual can be divided in 6 categories of land/water types based of the use of land for producing the food and other goods we consume.

  • Let’s Watch The Video Clip Explaining the Carbon Footprint!

    CO2

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8q7_aV8eLUE

  • Tool Box #57 Continued

    II Carbon Footprint = the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions as a result of all the activities of a person or country.

    Includes emissions that result from:>burning fossil-fuel combustion in manufacturing,>heating, and transportation,>producing the electricity consumed to produce goods

    and services> animals /farms used for food

    https://www.britannica.com/science/carbon-dioxidehttps://www.britannica.com/science/fossil-fuelhttps://www.britannica.com/technology/manufacturinghttps://www.britannica.com/technology/transportation-technologyhttps://www.britannica.com/science/electricity

  • Complete the attached Carbon Footprint worksheet to calculate

    your carbon footprint.

    What is Your Carbon Footprint?

  • Check For Understanding : Copy and complete

    Understanding your carbon footprint is important because……

    Understanding your carbon footprint is important but ……

    Understanding your carbon footprint is important so……

  • Exit Slip: DO ONE THING! (DOT)

    There are many things you can do to change your habits and reduce your impact on the environment. Choose one thing that you can and will honestly do to make a difference. The next two slides has some ideas!Every action and every person matters!Express your DOT by creating your DOT mini poster on a piece of construction/copy paper or type it on computer. Then ,take a pic of yourself holding your DOT mini poster and send it to me. Attached is mine !

  • What One Thing Can You Do To Make A difference?

  • Some Words of Wisdom For A Better Tomorrow

  • Enrichment: Honors OnlyEcological Footprint Calculator

    Please copy and paste the link below to go to the Ecological Footprint calculator exercise. When you have completed it, go to the next slide to complete the worksheet.

    CLICK HERE to go toECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT CALCULATOR

    https://www.footprintcalculator.org/

    When you complete your calculation, DON´T close the window,

    you will need the results for the worksheet.

    https://www.footprintcalculator.org/https://www.footprintcalculator.org/https://www.footprintcalculator.org/

  • Enrichment – Honors OnlyEcological Footprint WorksheetPlease copy and paste the link below to go to the

    worksheet and enter the results from the Ecological Footprint calculator you just completed.

    Remember, DON'T close the window with your results, you will still need them to complete the exercise.

    CLICK HERE to go to the Worksheethttps://forms.gle/QY4FDiHp2u4WYA6u5

    https://forms.gle/LnPS7uCjZmZP2Y9P7https://forms.gle/QY4FDiHp2u4WYA6u5