Wednesday, August 23rd
Objective: Students are able to communicate the main idea of The Tragedy of the Commons.
  • Post-it's: What is Environmental Science?
  • Disclosure
  • September activity snowbird
  • Lab Coats
  • Field Trip to So. Cal . . . What?
  • Tour the Room - Where is everything?
  • Get books from library
  • Handshake Namaste
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0jgcyfC2r8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VzOmZ4bdTw
  • Tragedy of the commons activity Part 1
  • Answer the Opinion Statements worksheet
  • Quotes 151 inspiring quotes
Homework:
  • Tragedy of the Commons - read and answer the rest of the questions
http://www.garretthardinsociety.org/articles/art_tragedy_of_the_commons.html
http://tragedy.sdsu.edu/?fref=gc
Friday, August 25th
Objectives: Students will discuss the pros and cons of consumerism
  • Tragedy of the Commons Part 2
  • Opinion Statements in the hallway. 1-10 post in notes on the wall
  • Inspiring Quotes - in the hallway
Homework:
  • Research Listmania - complete the paper
Tuesday, August 29th
https://www.facebook.com/DavidAvocadoWolfe/videos/10154825477761512/
  • Outside Solo activity
  • Discuss Listmania
  • Watch in class: The story of stuff - take notes on worksheet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GorqroigqM
Homework:
Bring t-shirt

Thursday, August 31st
http://kutv.com/news/local/nine-year-old-boy-is-on-a-mission-to-save-national-monuments
Parent meeting announcement (Thursday, September 7th at 7:00 PM tech atrium - optional So. Cal. trip).
Footprint calculator (not working) (next year?)
TAPPED - THE MOVIE (our first unit is Water)
Homework:

Tuesday, September 5th
https://www.facebook.com/attn/videos/1470915936277194/
Objective: Students can discuss Environmental Laws in relationship to The Lorax.
Parent meeting announcement (Thursday, September 7th at 7:00 PM tech atrium - optional So. Cal. trip).
Tye-dye T-shirts
The lorax - the original
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8V06ZOQuo0k
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKmbSJjXzFk
The lorax - conservatism
https://www.youtube.com/embed/j6uJkI9DE14
Homework:
  • Extra credit for anyone that brings a hair dryer to class tomorrow (Thursday). It will help us complete a lab more swiftly.
  • Finish the Lorax packet including . . .
Read Truax: The Industry Responds. Answer the four questions on the worksheet.
http://woodfloors.org/truax.pdf
Thursday, September 7th
https://www.facebook.com/DavidAvocadoWolfe/videos/10154809630646512/
Homework:
Watch short 6 min video - come to class able to discuss - "Life of a T-shirt" - no write up is required. (this is a test - let's see if it works)
https://www.facebook.com/TEDEducation/videos/1736518323028033/


DO NOT DO THIS STUFF - NOTES FOR GOOCH
Footprint calculator
Ted Talk: Ray Anderson: The business logic of sustainability
http://www.ted.com/talks/ray_anderson_on_the_business_logic_of_sustainability
http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-are-we-so-attached-to-our-things-christian-jarrett
2. Earth Day Network Footprint Calculator
http://www.earthday.net/footprint/index.html
3. National Geographic Human Footprint Interactive
http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/media/human-footprint-interactive/?ar_a=1