Guiding Inquiry: How was the idea of environmentalism formed and how has it diffused over space and time? (3.3.a, 3.4.b)
Guiding Thought Question: When studying the spread of the global conservation movement why is it helpful to focus on the growth of National Parks? What is another way that you could use to mark the spread of environmentalist ideals?
Today's Learning Objectives: Students will learn about the philosophical beginnings of the conservationist movement and analyze its spread through completing a geoinquiry on the topic.
Guiding Inquiry: How do countries work together as individuals as part of a global whole to address larger issues like environmental protection? (1.1.f, 1.1.h, 3.1.b, 3.2.c, 3.5.a)
Guiding Thought Question: Examine the chart above showing global emissions by country and develop a geographic question (rooted it "Where?" "Why There?" "Why Care? or "What Can Be done?") about the data presented above.
Today's Learning Objective: Students examine the different ways in which countries use international agreements and relationship to address large environmental issues by taking note of the sorts of environmental cooperation and then complete a mapping assignment looking at the world's countries involvement in international agreements over space and time.
Guiding Inquiry: How does the world work together towards the goal of Environmental protection? What types of things are counter-productive towards achieving conservationism? (1.1.f, 1.1.h, 1.2.d, 2.6.a, 3.2.c, 3.5.a)
Guiding Thought Question: As we wrap up the unit what are any lasting questions, comments, concerns, compliments, or cries of outrage your have regarding the materials we've covered the last couple weeks?
Today's learning objective: Students will prove their depth of knowledge related to the topics covered this unit by completing an essay-based examination.
World Environmentalism Forum
Welcome to the Forum! Here is where you will be answering your daily warm-up questions. Please do not enter your last name for privacy reasons, and you may use a nickname if you would like (Just make sure Mr. Tredinnick is aware of the nickname you are using). Write out thoughtful responses to the forums on the days they are assigned. If you miss a day please take it upon yourself to complete the Forum you missed. Each Forum has the targeted Learning Objective(s) there so you can see what the focus of the day's class will be.