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Carbon Footprint

Authentic Learning | Adaptation Level | Social Studies

Objectives

  • Students will use www.myfootprint.org to track their carbon footprint.
  • They will compare their carbon footprint to the carbon footprint of a student in another country.

Procedure

  • Students will use www.myfootprint.org to trach their carbon footprint.
  • They will use www.myfootprint.org to track the footprint of a student their age in another country.
  • They will compare and contrast their carbon footprint to that of the other student.
  • They will learn how their consumption affects marine life, pasture land, forest land, etc.

Materials

  • Computer with Internet access
  • Examples of students from other countries

Grade Level: 6-8