The Impact of Humans
The term anthropogenic designates an effect or object resulting from human activity. Human impact on the environment or anthropogenic impact on the environment includes changes to biophysical environments and ecosystems, biodiversity, and natural resources caused directly or indirectly by humans. Ocean acidification, biodiversity loss, and ecological crises are examples of negative impacts of human activity on Earth.
Lesson 1 (or “Day 1”) Material
Lesson 2 (or “Day 2”) Material
- Day 2 Instructor Presentation
- Day 2 Student Handout
- Day 2 Rubric
- Read Earth 39 – Human activities and climate change
- Read Earth 39 – The Environmental Impacts of Urban Sprawl
- Read Earth 39 – Environmental impacts of farming
- Read Earth 39 – Human impact on the environment
- Read Earth 39 – Ocean acidification
Lesson 3 (or “Day 3”) Material
Lesson 4 (or “Day 4”) Material
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Compare Contrast and Debate
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Special Notes and Notices
- Science & Engineering Practice: Construct explanations and design solutions.
- Cross-Cutting Concept: Stability and Change.