How Green is My Place? Evaluating Sustainability with Student Created Scorecards

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson, students will develop an understanding of the factors that either contribute to or detract from sustainability. Students will design a sustainability scorecard used to evaluate either a home, school, or city and make plans on how to take action with this scorecard.
Al Pajak
Grade Range: 
High School-University
3-5 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources