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Ecological Footprints - Internet Activity {Editable}

This great activity has students using an online ecological footprint generator to help them analyze how their lifestyle choices have an implact on their ecological footprint. In this activity they analyze their own footprint, the footprint of the most sustainable human and the footprint of the least sustainable human. This activity leads to a really rich discussion of ecological issues. Since this is a computer lab activity, it also makes for a great sub plan.

As we count down to Earth Day, check out this list of 10 easy ways to lessen your foodprint & learn how small changes can make a big difference.

As we count down to Earth Day, check out this list of 10 easy ways to lessen your foodprint & learn how small changes can make a big difference.

Ecological Footprints - Internet Activity {Editable}

Have students calculate their ecological footprints so that they can see the impact their lifestyle decisions has on the planet. A one day activity that will have your students thinking critically about this issue. A great no-prep day for you or a great sub plan.

Footprint calculator : How much land area does it take to support your lifestyle? Take this quiz to find out your Ecological Footprint, discover your biggest areas of resource consumption, and learn what you can do to tread more lightly on the earth.

If everyone lived like me, it would take 3.4 Earths to support us all. How many Earths' worth of resources does your lifestyle need to support it? Check out the footprint calculator.

Global Footprint Network created the Ecological Footprint resource accounting tool to measure how much nature we have, how much we use, and who uses what.

How much land does it take to support your lifestyle? This interactive, animated tool helps individuals discover their largest areas of resource consumption and offers recommendations for reducing environmental impact. This calculator estimates how much land and sea area is needed to provide the resources an individual uses and to absorb the waste they create, including carbon dioxide.