Step 2: Watch the video as a class.
Step 3: Read the article from page 14 to page 17.
Step 4: Complete the three page packet and turn into the tray.
Step 5: Make a list of all the personal care products you use everyday.
Step 6: HW! Take a picture of the checklist on page 17. When you get home, locate your shampoo, body wash, lotion, deodorant, face cleanser, toothpaste, etc. and take a picture or list their ingredients for at least 3 of your personal care products.
Step 1: Pick up a Science World Magazine and turn to the article called Dying To Look Good.
1. What kind of tree did you plant last fall? (The information should be in the last page of your notebook) You will create a page on your weebly that educates other people about your tree. You will also start taking pictures of the growth of your tree as spring and summer are passing by. Look back at your data collection for your tree. Look at the height from last fall and the number of buds/limbs. Now go out and start collecting new data and take weekly pictures as well from the very same angle and height! You are going to create a photo documentary of the growth of your tree as well as a weebly page with the following information.
2. Use the Arbor Day Foundation's website to research your tree. Answer the following:
list stormwater, property value, energy, air quality, CO2.
Earth Day Leadership Projects
On a blank sheet of paper, list one negative result of the materials economy. Determine which of the steps in the materials economy is most directly related and place your paper under that sign.
1. Define happiness.
2. List 5 things that make you happy.
Use these links below to answer the landfill research questions. Due at the end of class.
Its A Dirty Job
GQ: Page 20
1. Who picks up your trash and where do they take it?
2. How many trash bags per week do you create?
Use and explore the link above. Find 5 products that you use or buy and find their ratings.
For each of your 5 products:
*list their rating for health, environment and society.
* list their certifications and listings
Figure out if you want to keep your product for How Its Made or if you want to research a new one. Find your product on this guide and research it.
Working for a Living
1. Take a look at all the tags on the clothes that you are wearing. Find out where they are made. Make a list for your pants and your shirt, if your wearing a jacket etc.
2. Discuss with your group mates.
3. What is minimum wage in the United States? What is their salary for a year if someone working minimum wage works 40 hours a week?
4. Now look up the minimum wage in your countries listed for your articles of clothing. Calculate their salary for a year.
5. For HW your job is to find out what your parents make a year combined and then you will compare it to the salary of a person making minimum wage in the US and a person's minimum wage in your countries that you research.
The Price Of Gold
GQ.... Answer the question over the article The Price of Gold that linked below.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.