Access Free Lesson Plan Here: Calculating Your Carbon Footprint
In this lesson, students learn about climate change, calculate their carbon footprint, and take steps to reduce their carbon footprint.
Step 1 - Inquire: Students watch a video about climate change and work in groups to discuss how they positively or negatively impact climate change in their behaviors and practices.
Step 2 - Investigate: Students calculate their carbon footprint to discover their impact on the planet.
Step 3 - Inspire: Students learn how they can reverse the impact they make on climate change and inspire others to make a difference by creating posters for their classroom, homes, and community.
This lesson is aligned to New Jersey standards.
- Students will be able to understand climate change and the effects it has on the world they live in.
- Students will be able to understand how climate change affects their daily lives.
- Students will be able to measure and explain their carbon footprint and understand how to reduce it.
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