Climate Change Challenge (12th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Science
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Environment
Focus Question 

What is each person's responsibility for environmental stewardship? 

 

Photo Credit:  Nature Scenes by Bill Keeter is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Students learn about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Students discuss the issue and motivations for giving for the common good. Through discussion and brainstorming, students establish things they can do personally and as a team to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Service Experience 
 Discuss project ideas the class can do together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or improve the air quality in their community. This may include letter-writing and advocacy to the state or federal government about establishing energy-efficiency or clean-air policies.
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