Unit 2: Consumption and Human Impacts

Outline:
2. Consumption and Human Impacts
  1. The Anthropocene Epoch
    1. | Age of Man-National Geographic | Anthropocene Reading Questions |
  2. What is the story of our stuff?
    1. | Story of Stuff Video | Story of Stuff Questions | Trash Lab |
  3. When we throw things “away,” where is “Away” located?
    1. Landfills
    2. Incineration
      1. | Landfill Lab |
  4. The Pacific garbage patch
  5. Recycling
    1. | Recycling Data Activity |
  6. Renewable vs. Non-renewable resources
    1. Energy Sources
      1. | Sources of Energy Activity |
  7. Footprints
    1. Carbon Footprint
    2. Ecological Footprint
      1. | iFootprint Lab |
  8. Greenwashing
    1. | Greenwashing Activity |
  9. Environmental Philosophy
    1. | Hetch Hetchy Debate | Study Guide |

Unit 2-Consumption and Human Impacts Links