Warm Up: Earth Day 1970 (20 min)
As a class let's watch actual news footage from the very first Earth Day in 1970. While watching the footage think about how things have changed in the last 42 years since Earth Day was first created. When you are done watching the video fill out the Warm Up form that is linked below the video.
Activity: What's your ecological footprint? (10 min)
Click on the link below and answer the questions to calculate your ecological footprint. If you have extra time see what happens if you answer the questions, but select a different country. When you are done don't close the window you'll need the information from the quiz to have a class discussion on your results.
Ecological Footprint Calculator Link
Cool Down: Can you reduce your ecological footprint? (15 min)
Using the ecological footprint calculator above try and find ways to reduce your footprint to 1 Earth. Once you figure out how fill out the form below.
Cool Down Form Link
No Homework tonight. Use this time to get caught up on missed work.