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Sustainability Foundations

Education for Sustainability

STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Interconnected Environmental Systems

OVERVIEW

Sustainability Foundations is the introductory course to EVERFI’s sustainability curriculum. In this standalone lesson, students learn about the interconnectedness of environmental and human systems. They are asked to reflect on the kind of future they want for the world, what it will take to get there, and the impact that individuals can have on the environment.

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KEY DETAILS

GRADE LEVEL:5-8
BEST FIT:Science, Social Studies
NUMBER OF LESSONS:1
TIME PER LESSON / TOTAL DURATION:20 minutes
STANDARDS:Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core Math and ELA State Standards, CASEL Competencies, National Social Studies Standards
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Sustainability Foundations

In this lesson, students learn are introduced to the fundamentals of sustainability, focusing on each student's individual responsibility as an active member of the global society.

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