In this activity, students determine their ecological footprint using an online Ecological Footprint Calculator. They also explore how their actions impact the earth through class discussion and independent work. Students compare the lives of Canadians with the lives of people in developing countries, and analyze how lifestyles and resources in different countries affect the size of each person’s ecological footprint.
Ecological Footprints from Around the World
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