The following literary works explore the environment in a variety of ways. Read the following literary texts from your Rocky View Schools anthology. "Counting On: Canada's Parks in Numbers” "By the Numbers: Car Facts” "Suggestions for a Greener Poetry” "The Case for Ending Invasive Research on Chimpanzees” Professor Lori Gruen on the last 1000 chimpshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3HEdXEc95s 100 Retired Chimp Labs see sky for the first timehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUMXQjnm0Ho " How to Raise a Ruckus”
CHOICE ASSIGNMENT • After reading all the above literary selections, open a new Word document. Label it E102U4L2surname.In this document, complete ONE of the following assignments outlined below.Submit this assignment using the Folder for U4L2 Environment • Resources:Friends of the EarthChimpanzees ~ The Jane Goodall InstituteChimp Haven Video • Research chimps retiring to US sanctuaryGo Animateprezi
CHOICE #1 - Environmental CampaignResearch and select one environmental problem or conservational challenge in your school or community. Identify the details of the issue. Using the steps presented in the graphical text, "How to Raise a Ruckus", create your own detailed plan to minimize or completely eliminate the issue that you have selected and described. As part of your support network, try to include community connections such as teachers, conservationists, recyclers, etc. to help you construct your campaign. You may present in the format of your choice. Options include, video, prezi presentation, animoto presentation, elaborate power point, animated video, etc. • CHOICE #2 - EcoFairPlan and organize an 'eco fair' that promotes a global shift to sustainability and/or wildlife conservation.Possible exhibits to include are as follows:Eco friendly fashion show - create more eco friendly clothingEco friendly foods presentations - garden market, cook books, cooking demonstrations, etc.Gardening demonstrations - devise realistic garden options for urban dwellersHome renovations - building energy efficient homesEco friendly home - constructing a model sized eco friendly houseStudent inventions - promoting 'green' technologies Sustainable development Be sure to call on community experts such as teachers, gardeners, home renovators/contractors, city counselors, etc. for direction.
Evaluation • This assignment is evaluated based on the following RUBRIC • Content - /25Conventions - /25 Organization - /25Presentation - /25Total - /100