HS-ESS3-4

Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.

 
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Human Impact

Earth Science » Unit: Climate & Human Impact
Earth Science » Unit: Climate & Human Impact
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students use a case to explore and examine some of the negative impacts that humans have had (and continue to have) on the environment

 
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Reflections (1)
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What is Citizen Science? Deep Dive (2 of 2)

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Citizen science, Student design
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Citizen science, Student design
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Design thinkers can use scientific knowledge as a powerful force of positive change in the world. How might citizens engage with scientific research to help develop solutions to real-world problems?

 
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Reflections (3)
graphic citizen
   

Cookie Mining

High School Science » Unit: Energy Resources
High School Science » Unit: Energy Resources
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Mining has environmental costs, but economies require mining to function.

 
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Have Food, Will Travel (2 of 3)

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The food consumed during a typical New York City dinner may have traveled over 10,000 cumulative miles. How might we use our understanding of the costs and benefits of global food distribution to identify aspects of the food system to redesign?

 
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food miles
   

DESIGN CHALLENGE: iFarm (1 of 2)

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Agricultural technology has evolved to meet needs of the food industry that often negatively impact the environment. How might we redesign agricultural technologies to reduce their negative impacts?

 
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FIELD STUDY: Community Food Survey and Aquaponics (2 of 3)

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Food deserts are a persistent feature of many urban environments. How might we interact with our local community in order to develop real-world solutions that address the problems created by food deserts?

 
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aquaponics
   

DESIGN CHALLENGE: iFarm (2 of 2)

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Agricultural technology has evolved to meet needs of the food industry that often negatively impact the environment. How might we redesign agricultural technologies to reduce their negative impacts?

 
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Next Gen Science
 
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