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Title: Ecological Footprint Calculator PDF
Url: http://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/ecol-foot/ecol-foot.pdf
Publisher: Kennesaw State University
Description: This lesson introduces students to the concept of ecological footprint, the overall impact of an individual on the environment. Topics include how ecological footprints are calculated, how individual footprints translate to entire nations or to the Earth, and the connection between ecological footprint and biodiversity. The students will consult some online resources on ecological footprint and use an online calculator to determine their individual footprints, make some comparisons, and examine how making some changes in their consumption would reduce their footprints.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental management
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Special aspects of the subject as a whole, A-Z -- Ecological assessment (Biology)
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Special aspects of the subject as a whole, A-Z -- Ecological integrity
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Key Concept: Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Sustainability
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-12-18 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-12-16 17:55:41 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
Full Record Views: 29
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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