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.
Forum 1.2 - Why Focus on Parks?
1/9/2023 07:35:15 am
Generally speaking, national parks are an action taken specifically to protect national lands from harm. Their establishment is one of the strongest statements about environmental policy a government can take. So if we see a lot of parks being established, it equates to a lot of land being protected under an environmentalist government.
1/9/2023 07:42:14 am
National parks represent the will of the people to conserve the earth so it's a good marker of where the U.S as a whole stands on conservation.
1/9/2023 07:43:16 am
It's important to focus on parks because they are specific places that are left alone without human contact that can help with research.
1/9/2023 07:44:23 am
national parks are a part of conservation and if the national parks are doing good and growing then it is a good sign of conservation
1/9/2023 07:44:25 am
Focusing on the growth of national parks generally meaning more and more land is being protected and help saving the land. The creation of more national parks & preserved areas helps spread the environmental ideals.
1/9/2023 07:49:10 am
The nation has parks to protect natural lands from any type of danger they could be put in. It can also help with any species that could be endangered.
1/9/2023 12:24:14 pm
national parks are a main source of conservation and it is easily measurable. You could use voting habits to mark the spread of environmentalist ideas.
1/9/2023 12:26:52 pm
because if those specifically protected environments are thriving, its a good teller marker (forgot word). you can also look at how environmental laws have grown and been shaped in todays world.
1/9/2023 12:27:17 pm
It's helpful to focus on national parks because national parks can expand and this means more area of the conservation can be protected since more areas are within the national park. Another way to spread ideals would be through expanding and helping community to get ideals out there through parks and votes.
1/9/2023 12:28:43 pm
Because it is a government protected area, the growth of that area shows a local/ national interest in conservation. Looking at metrics that show the amount of cutbacks on fossil fuels over the last ten years.
1/10/2023 01:47:53 pm
It's important to focus on the growth of National Parks because they serve as stewards of conservation and example of what proper technique and policy can do for us in the future. We could also use changes such as better regulations of waste as a waystone to mark the spread of environmentalist ideas.
1/10/2023 01:49:28 pm
it is helpful to focus on the growth of national parks because if we didn't have national parks then there would be no places that would be untouched for the wildlife
1/10/2023 01:49:52 pm
most of conservation happens in National parks, and to conserve the national parks they have to be healthy, so thats why its good that its protected land which will help the wildlife and the things conservationists conserve. and with the lands being protected that means there will be less harmful things going on.
1/10/2023 01:59:02 pm
national parks are important because they're land that is set aside to keep maintained and protected that many people go to visit to view a very cool party of your country. Another way to spread the ideals could be from laws land/water qualities and....... your mom
1/10/2023 01:59:20 pm
When studying the spread of the global conservation movement why is it helpful to focus on the growth of National Parks?
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