Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Free Teaching Resources from Facing the Future

More free stuff! 

Facing the Future is offering free download of a teaching unit for high school classes on production and consumption.  Buy, Use, Toss? offers ten lessons, and is linked to National Standards for Social Studies and Science.  The unit comes with a downloadable twenty-minute video, The Story of Stuff. 

Studying production, consumption, and disposal a great way to open a discussion on culture and globalization.  Download the unit now, and work it into your plans for the year. 

As an introduction, take a look at these BBC videos on how people take out the trash in Italy, Belgium, South Korea, and the US. 

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