Guiding Inquiry: What is the Anthropocene and is it a fair way to classify our current time period? (3.2.a, 3.3.a)
Guiding Thought Question: Is it fair to claim that humans are now the dominant force of change on the planet or does it just connect to a view of ourselves as more influential than we actually are? Provide an example to support to your ideas.
Today's Learning Objective: Students will examine the definition of the Anthropocene and debate its usage by completing an in-class writing assignment.
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.