Have fun learning how to design your space while being kind to the environment!
|Say It with Style||If Only I Could Have||Everyone Walks Between Me and TV||What a Deal||Would It Be Wood?||Finish It with Fabric||Stash My Stuff||Taking Care of Things||Why Clean?|
|Finishing the Look||Showcasing Your Favorites||Lights On||A Little Privacy, Please||Ideas for Accessories|
|Energy to Burn?||Energy to Save||Use Natural Resources Wisely||Down the Drain||The Sunny Side||The Windy Side of Energy||Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink||Our Global Footprint|
Success Indicator: You will be able to understand how each of use contributes to a global environment
Life Skills Practiced: Critical thinking, self-responsibility
Project Skills Practiced: Identifying how we contribute to pollution and how our homes differ in their use of natural resources.
Activity 1: House to House
Want to compare more houses from around the world? With your parent's permission, do an online search for "Houses around the world" using your preferred internet search engine.
Activity 2: Big Foot? Little Foot?
What is the size of your environmental footprint? To find out, go take the Ecological Footprint Quiz to estimate how much you contribute to CO2 emissions and global warming. You may need to ask an adult in your home to help you answer some of the questions.
Activity 3: Play In-the-know Game Show
Visit the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research website to play the In-the-know Game Show (390 KB PowerPoint 97-2003 File)
Activity 4: Go Surf
Check out the following websites