Interested students could launch campaigns in their school to reduce consumption, including the use of reusable water bottles, the installation of hydration stations, or the push to change traditions around gift-giving holidays so that the school community buys less stuff.
Students could create a social media campaign using the hashtag #MoveTheDate.
This resource presents evidence for natural resource management and establishes the need to study biocapacity, ecological footprints, and proffer solutions for the planet. This will be insightful for students, and it is recommended.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
8.ESS3.4 Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth’s systems.
HS.ESS3.4 Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.
7.8 Examine how economic decisions affect the well-being of individuals, businesses, and society.
Economics: Global Economy (9-12)
HS.24 Explain how current globalization trends and policies affect economic growth, labor markets, labor conditions, human rights, the environment, and resource and income distribution in different nations.