Lesson Plan

What is My Carbon Footprint?

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Here is a lesson plan that walks youth through an online carbon footprint calculator produced by the University of California, Berkeley. Once learners finish inputting information, they compete a worksheet with the results. This is simple, yet extremely eye-opening and informative, and the lesson plan can be used in conjunction with your unit on climate change or pollution. 

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Classroom Considerations
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website.It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Uses an online interactive carbon footprint calculator from a reputable source
  • Increases awareness in future concerned citizens
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