ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT 15 O… · Ecological Footprint I Ecological Footprint = the measure of how...
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**This lesson/pp is combined with City Parks Foundation Seeds to Trees lesson on this topic!
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”
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!
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
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
When you complete your calculation, DON´T close the window,
you will need the results for the worksheet.
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/QY4FDiHp2u4WYA6u5https://forms.gle/LnPS7uCjZmZP2Y9P7https://forms.gle/QY4FDiHp2u4WYA6u5