Sustainability Unit

Sustainability Unit Study Guide and Outline



Sustainability PERFORMANCE TASK

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Presentation Rubric


Plentiful vs. Finite Earth


Presentation Question: How do these scenarios relate to one another and how do they give meaning to the term sustainability?

How "green" is iSci? Into Activity



Population Pyramids

populations slideshare



Brownfields

Watch: Love Canal (12 minutes)

Tracing Minimata Disease: A Lesson in Bioaccumulation




The Gulf of Mexico: A Lesson in Hypoxia



Tracing CT Dead Zones!





Mississippi Watershed



Ecological Footprint Activity



Energyville



Economics vs. Health Risks



Climate Change Data Collection and Analysis



Pomerance Field Trip





Waste Infographics Activity

The Great Garbage Patch

Composting

1. http://sharpexblog.com/2012/07/the-friendly-earthworm-infographic/the-friendly-earthworms-infographic/
2. Scroll to the composting series: http://wordpress.ed.pacificu.edu/kinderlaurie/2012/03/21/project-3-infographics/

Upcycling

3. http://www.scoop.it/t/ecology-news/p/3190598828/infographic-one-tshirt-the-skinny-on-trashing-textiles
4. Click on Terra Cycle on scoopit magazine page.

Recycling

5. http://harmony1.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/waste_management-714x1024.png
6. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_uYXq2Brlccw/TQkyWZz0yCI/AAAAAAAALOo/EIspSubXLmg/s1600/eco+garbage+trash.jpg

How a Landfill Works

7. http://metrouk2.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/landfill.png
8. http://images.mnn.com/sites/default/files/user-75/landfill.jpg

Trash to Energy

9. Trash to biofuel
http://urbnfutr.theurbn.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/TrashBasedBioFuels_550.jpg
10. Incineration: http://bit.ly/MZ0nDH

Sewage Treatment

11. http://thumbnails.visually.netdna-cdn.com/waste-water-and-sewage-treatment-process_5050c695bb73f.jpeg


Septic System

12. http://images.reachsite.com/a3e2ea58-f8e9-4491-895f-4dc499f25f51/media/638216/original/638216.png?gen=1
13. http://thumbnails.visually.netdna-cdn.com/understanding-how-your-septic-system-works_5112d88edf071.png