In a world aglow with festive lights, this reading comprehension activity shines a light on the often-overlooked consequences of holiday light pollution. It provides a timely and relevant theme that ties into both environmental science and current events.
The activity is designed to stimulate higher-order thinking skills. Encourage students to delve into complex issues such as light pollution’s impact on human health, ecosystems, and even its effects on astronomers.
The reading passage is complemented by thought-provoking questions and engaging discussion points that facilitate meaningful classroom conversations.
An answer key is included with this activity.
Grade Levels: 7th – 12th
Total Pages: 16
Teaching Duration: 40 Minutes
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