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  • Ecological Footprint Education
    Footprint Education The Ecological Footprint is a powerful tool for introducing the concept of sustainability to students. Redefining Progress has applied the Footprint to a number of resources for educators to help students understand environmental impacts of their lifestyles. Kid’s Footprint The Bobbie Bigfoot Quiz is a fun, interactive way to introduce the Ecological Footprint to young people. The site includes lesson plans for science and social studies classes at the elementary and middle-school level. Lesson Plans Five simple sustainability lesson plans can be easily integrated into K-12 classrooms. Training Manual Access
    Ever wondered how much “nature” your lifestyle requires? You’re about to find out. The Ecological Footprint Quiz estimates the amount of land and ocean area required to sustain your consumption patterns and absorb your wastes on an annual...
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  • Greenville [A sustainability game]
    Think running an eco-friendly community is easy?  GREENVILLE lets players take a fictional community a test drive, managing resources, shelter, and population over time. The primary goal of the game is to keep Greenville's population healthy and happy for one fictional year.   As the population grows, so does the demand for shelter and resources.  Players must collect resources such as Food, Water, and Energy from the area around Greenville.  These resources are used to build and upgrade structures in Greenville such as a Town Hall, Housing Co-Op, or Water Filtration Plant.  Resources can also be traded at the Market and spent on helpful Advisory Groups such as a Volunteer workforce, Arts Council, or Farmers Union.
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  • The Balanced Equation
    Dow collaborated with The Keystone Center for Education to develop The Balanced Equation curriculum, which is designed to help teach students about global sustainability and the role chemistry can play in developing long-lasting solutions. It is also designed to engage students in discussions about the importance of considering people, their needs and their environment. The Balanced Equation curriculum uses a hands-on inquiry-based approach that integrates science, math, language arts and social studies education and skills in ten lesson plans. The curriculum aligns with national education standards for these academic areas.
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