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Wasting Away: Environmental Ed

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Title:

Wasting Away: Environmental Ed

URL:

https://www.knowitall.org/video/wasting-away-environmental-ed

Content Source:

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KnowItAll.org
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

“Environmental Ed” informs us that in the United States each person throws away about 4.5 lbs. or 2 KG of trash per day. He reminds us that we all make litter and that the problem is finding appropriate ways to dispose of trash once it is no longer useful to us.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 3
Geographic and Historical Studies: People, Places, and Regions
3 ) Describe ways the environment is affected by humans in Alabama and the world. (Alabama)

Examples: crop rotation, oil spills, landfills, clearing of forests, replacement of cleared lands, restocking of fish in waterways

•  Using vocabulary associated with human influence on the environment, including irrigation, aeration, urbanization, reforestation, erosion, and migration
Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography
Course Title: Geographical and Historical Studies: People, Places, and Regions
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Describe ways environment is affected by humans in Alabama and the world.
  • Explain ways crop rotation, clearing of forests and replacement of cleared lands and other human activities has affected the environment of Alabama and the world.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • restocking of fish in waterways
  • irrigation
  • aeration
  • urbanization
  • reforestation
  • migration
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • How to correctly use vocabulary associated with human influence on the environment.
  • How to differentiate ways the environment is affected by humans in Alabama and the world.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Use vocabulary to relate the impact human activity has on the environment of Alabama and the world.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • The environment in Alabama and the world is affected by human activity.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.3.3- Identify how the environment is affected by humans in the local community, Alabama, and the world.


Tags: landfills, litter, recycle, reduce, reuse, trash
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Author: Ginger Boyd