Day 1 of the Environmental Ethics Unit
Starter: Read this Washington Post and answer these questions:
**Reveal the Extra Credit results from the exam**
Definition of sustainability: Meeting needs of the present without compromising needs of future generations
The 3 spheres of Sustainable Development (super briefly)
Watch Human Element (First two chapters- 35:30 and then from 1:10 to the end)
Take notes on either “Water” or “Air” on this note-taking form
Introduction to Human Element
Renowned photographer James Balog (CHASING ICE) uses his camera to reveal how environmental change is affecting the lives of everyday Americans. Following the four classical elements— air, earth, fire and water— to frame his journey, Balog explores wildfires, hurricanes, sea level rise, coal mining, and the changes in the air we breathe. With compassion and heart, THE HUMAN ELEMENT tells an urgent story while giving inspiration for a more balanced relationship between humanity and nature.
Discussion: Get into a group with a people who took notes on the same Element and share out notes, fill in the gaps.
Turn in your notes to Ashley
Work Time: Senior Project Next Steps + Assign “Rediscovery of North America” By Barry Lopez and the Chief Seattle Speech Due Monday, 10/21
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