Ecological Footprint Unit



Throughout this week-long, low-prep unit, students focus on global ecological footprints while studying the following essential question, “How sustainable is your current lifestyle?” Students are introduced to the following terms: sustainability, sustainable society, affluence, hectare, ecological footprint, habitat destruction, etc.

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The following resources are included in this unit:

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Ecological Footprint Lesson Plans
  • Ecological Footprint PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • “The Story of Stuff” Activity Packet & Answer Key
  • Personal Eco-Footprint Worksheet
  • Ecological Footprint Assignment & Answer Key
  • Ecological Footprint Dinner Lesson Plan
  • Ecological Footprint Dinner Do Now
  • “Hungry Planet” Book PowerPoint Presentation
  • Ecological Footprint Dinner Project


Grade Levels: 6th – 12th
Total Pages: 75+
Teaching Duration: 1 Week

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