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Reduce your Carbon Footprint!

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Overview

Everything on earth is interconnected. Polar bears represent an important piece of our interconnected environment. Polar Bears International (PBI) is dedicated to assuring the survival of the polar bear. Pollution and climate change threaten this magnificent species, but there is still hope. PBI challenges you to reduce your school, household or community carbon footprint.

Big Idea

Biodiversity

The Essential Question

How do we impact biodiversity?

Example Guiding Questions

1. What is biodiversity?
2. What is a carbon footprint?
3. How does increased CO2 and/or climate change impact biodiversity?

Example Guiding Activities

1. Interview biodiversity experts (local and remote)
2. Research the causes of climate change
3. Audit your personal, family, school and community use of resources.

1 comment
  • Julene Reed
    Julene Reed We invite the education staff at zoos, aquariums, and other organizations to become challenge participants as well! Collectively we can all make a difference by reducing our carbon footprints and saving polar bear habitat!
    December 30, 2011

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