Protecting the Environment and Learning what We Can Do: The Greta Thunberg Effect

Learning Objectives: 

We are learning to assess the impacts of human activities and technologies on the environment, and evaluate ways of controlling these impacts.

We are learning to assess the impact of selected technologies on the environment.

Suggested Activities: 

Design a storyboard on how you can translate this type of video to a grade 7 audience, what information about the environment would you have to add to update the video for that audience?

Craft your own news story about the environment and act it out as a skit.

List all the ways that technology assisted in protecting the environment.

Write a reflection on how technology is portrayed in these articles and videos what the metaphor implies about protecting the environment.

Research how women are helping the climate change situation and produce a one-page report summarizing your findings.