Compare your Environmental Actions with another person

Watch online - Earth Days - The Seeds of a Revolution @ American Experience.

Discuss with your parent(s) or grandparent(s) or aunt/uncle or an older neighbor:

How have they changed their actions based on the environmental movement?

What do they recycle?

Do they try to conserve energy?

Do they use paper napkins or cloth napkins?

Do they avoid buying/using disposable plastic bottles?

Do they feel they have had to make difficult sacrifices or changes in their lives to care for the environment?

Has the environmental movement had a positive or negative impact on their lives?

Now you answer the same questions.

Compare the answers.

What similarities do you see?

What are the differences?

Based on what you have learned, what conclusons if any can you make?

 

“Something will have gone out of us as a people if we ever let the remaining wilderness be destroyed ...
We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in.”
Wallace Stegner, The Sound of Mountain Water

Extend your thinking:
Environmentalist Internet Hunt Observation Science Skill Builders > 40 HOT activities
Environmental Internet Hunt Natural Resource Wars - who will be the winner?
Energy Alternatives Explorations Diminishing Consumer Waste Video
Explore Efficient Energy Uses Oceans - a cause for concern
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