Access Free Lesson Plan Here: Sustainable Solutions to the Petroleum Agenda
In this lesson, students engage in critical media literacy, investigate the impacts of petroleum extraction, and create media to promote sustainable alternatives to petroleum-based products.
Step 1 - Inquire: Students explore the impacts of petroleum extraction and analyze two different media literacy forms that promote petroleum-based products.
Step 2 - Investigate: Students conduct research on how a product’s components are derived from petroleum and find a sustainable alternative for the same or similar product.
Step 3 - Inspire: Students reflect on how consumer choices can impact the environment and create a media message to promote the sustainable product from their research.
- Students will be able to identify the steps of petroleum extraction and its impacts.
- Students will be able to critically analyze media messages.
- Students will be able to understand and explain the relationship between product choices and sustainability.
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