The possibility of land reclamation as a successful, sustainable land management technique is explored in this film. It explains in great detail how unused land might be exploited as a carbon sink. The video contains no false assumptions about science. As a result, this resource is suggested for classroom use.
English Language Arts
Speaking & Listening (K-12)
6.SL.2 Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
9-10.SL.1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
6.ESS3.3 Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
Civics and Government (K-12)
8.10 Explain the specific roles and responsibilities of citizens in a participatory democracy.
Social Science Analysis (K-12)
HS.75 Evaluate options for individual and collective actions to address local, regional, and global problems by engaging in self-reflection, strategy identification, and complex causal reasoning.