If Trees Could Talk Modules
Living in a Global Forest
Living in a Global Forest has students compare the ecological footprint of a home constructed in 1950 with one constructed in 2000. Students will learn where our wood comes from now and will analyze global efforts to manage the world's forests.
- The student understands economic patterns since 1968.
(Era 10, Contemporary United States; Standard 2)
- The student will describe and explain the relationships between national sovereignty and global interests in matters of natural resources, trade, use of technology, and welfare of people.
(Standard 9, Global Connections)
- The student will propose, compare, and evaluate alternative uses of land and resources in communities, regions, nations, and the world.
(Standard 3, People, Places, Environment)