Sustainability Lesson 6 Potential Solutions How the Experts Think It Can Be Done
  
 
 
 
Sustainability Lesson 6 Potential Solutions How the Experts Think It Can Be Done

Overview

In this lesson, students will be introduced to a brief history of United Nations involvement in sustainability issues and treaties to protect the environment. Also, students will develop an action plan to address and international environmental problem.

Relevant Learning Objectives  

1. Students shall be able to connect concepts from a variety of disciplines within the framework of sustainability.

2.  Make informed decisions about controversial issues involving sustainability.

4.  Recognize the role separate countries play in the environmental issues that affect sustainability

 Procedure

Pre-Class Assignments

  • Students read French chapters and Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
  • Students calculate and record figures for their annual energy usage using the National Geographic [If computers are available this can be done in class as part of the hook.].  They need to bring results to class, including the country chosen for comparison.

NOTE:  The instructor could assign countries in advance to ensure geographic distribution and other diversity among the countries compared.

 Possible Classroom Activities

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Optional Resources