Guiding Inquiry: How do International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOS) work to fill the gaps in conservation by the efforts of States and other international actors? (3.2.a, 3.2.c, 3.4.b ,3.4.c ,3.5.a)
Guiding Thought Question: What is the benefit of entrusting environmental conservation to international non-profits instead of entrusting governments to protect and preserve the world's pristine locations and natural resources?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will examine the role of International Non-Government Organizations in environmental conservation by learning about what they are, and then make a convincing argument as to why they should continue to be funded.
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.
Forum 4.1 - A Matter of Pride
Guiding Inquiry: What is the United Nations and how can it help guide global environmentalism? (1.1.f, 1.2.d, 3.4.c)
Guiding Thought Question: Why would having a world-wide government organization be beneficial to address environmental issues? Why might smaller, more localized forms of governments be better?
Today's Learning Objectives: Students will examine the ways in which the United Nations can affect the global political environment and how their initiatives can encourage a unified approach to environmentalism by reviewing and critiquing the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
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.