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Title: Be Aware, Buy With Care!
Url: http://www.ase.org/resources/be-aware-buy-care
Publisher: Alliance to Save Energy (U.S.)
Description: This lesson plan will help students understand the big picture of consumption and responsible buying. Through group discussion, the class will look into the changes in the environment that have resulted from overconsumption. Students will analyze the effects of each item they purchase, from original production through use and eventual disposal. The material is intended for high school level students and should require two class periods to complete.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research
Social sciences -- Commerce -- Business -- Purchasing. Buying
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Economics
Social studies -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Ecology -- Sustainability
Economics -- Consumer goods
Economics -- Consumption
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: html
Audience: Secondary Education
Language: English
Rights: The Alliance to Save Energy
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 30
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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