This lesson aims to teach students about one of the negative effects consumerism has on the environment. It focuses on E-Waste - what is it and why is it so bad? There is also a topical introduction focusing on the Great Specific Garbage Patch.
Optional activity on the recycling process also included along with information sheet.
This lesson looks at the negative effects of consumerism on eco-systems and biodiversity. It focuses on the destruction of TRF in Borneo to make way for Palm Oil Plantations - the presentation looks into the location of Borneo, what is happening there and how is this TRF destruction being managed/combatted.
Lots of questions and activities included within the presentation.
Possible introduction to the new Eduqas Environmental Challenges unit.
Lesson covers consumerism, what is it and what are some of the effects of consumerism (briefly). The lesson then focuses on the idea of food miles and is it actually better to buy locally or not?
Presentation and resources for whole lesson included.
Lesson questions who is responsible for reducing greenhouse emissions?
It looks at the different protocols and governmental responses and then moves onto looking at individual ways we can reduce our emissions.
This presentation aims teach how consumerism is destroying eco-systems with a focus on Cod in the North Sea. The powerpoint looks at the problem, how it is being managed and the effects of this on the environment and people.
Silent debate activity also included - statements are spread around the room and students write their own viewpoints on each statement sheet, these can then become a great basis for thoughtful class discussions.
Activities also allow opportunity to practice math skills through data analysis.