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Environmental Impact of Valentine’s Day Activity

Explore the Environmental Impact of Valentine’s Day with this engaging and insightful activity. This high-quality resource delves into the specific ecological consequences of common Valentine’s Day practices, shining a light on the pesticide use in the flower industry and the carbon footprint associated with chocolate production.

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Explore the Environmental Impact of Valentine’s Day with this engaging and insightful activity. This high-quality resource delves into the specific ecological consequences of common Valentine’s Day practices, shining a light on the pesticide use in the flower industry and the carbon footprint associated with chocolate production.

 

Fostering creativity, students are encouraged to propose eco-friendly alternatives for traditional Valentine’s Day items like greeting cards, flowers, and chocolate. Grounded in both environmental impact and cost analysis, this activity challenges students to think critically about the choices they make.

 

By examining the environmental impact of seemingly innocuous traditions, students develop a heightened awareness of the broader implications of their consumer choices. The inclusion of fair trade practices, ethical sourcing, and carbon emissions reduction in proposed solutions empowers students to actively contribute to a more sustainable and socially responsible world.

 

✎ WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Student Activity
  • Instructor Answer Key

 

Grade Levels: 6th – 12th
Total Pages: 18
Teaching Duration: 45 minutes

 

What busy teachers like you have said:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Suzie’s Hands-on Science (TPT Seller) says, “This was a great way for my students to look at the human impact on the environment at Valentine’s day! Great research project and a unique way to connect to our curriculum.”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Tracey B. says, “Great integration of real life and environmental science.”

 

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