How Does Human Population Growth Impact the Environment?
Watch your students discover the impacts the human population has on the environment with this fun, effective, and highly interactive webquest! In this web lesson, students will explore how human population growth, development, economics, and lifestyles impact the Earth’s environment. Students will interact with a real time-lapse satellite imagery of human development anywhere in the world to actual see the real impacts occurring through almost 3 decades! They will even calculate their personal impact through an ecological footprint calculator. Highly interactive and my students love it!
• Impact of Man Prior Knowledge High Interest Activity
• Riveting Simulation of World Population Growth
• Interactive Human Impact Satellite Imagery Timelapse Activity
• Human Impact by Bozeman Science Video Tutorial
• Ecological Footprint Calculator Interactive Activity
• Reflection For Future Environmental Impact Summary
On the EDITABLE guiding worksheet, developed by Science is Real, students will fill in the blanks to answer 35 questions in order, directly pertaining to the activities in the game. The answers are all easily found in the content and keep the student engaged, on task, and having fun learning the content.
All websites and interactives are safe, free, easy to access, and require no log-in or account. The links to the webquest are included on the handout, and I am providing them for you to preview here:
-Man and Environment Prior Knowledge Hook
-World Population Simulation
-Human Impact Time-Lapse Interactive
-Human Impact by Bozeman Science Video Tutorial
-Ecological Footprint Calculator Interactive Activity
-Dear Future Generations High Interest Reflection Video
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Includes Answer Key!
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