Walk a Mile

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Understand the concept of an ecological footprint
  • Explore the relationship between everyday lifestyle choices and energy consumption
  • Consider the impact of our own lifestyle choices and energy consumption on the planet

Curriculum Connections

  • Grades 4 - 7
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Length of Activity

2 hours

Materials List

  • Internet-enabled device
  • Energy and the Environment: The Impacts of Our Energy Use Backgrounder
  • What are Carbon Critters Driving? Handout
  • A paper foot of a Carbon Critter as an example for learners
  • Heavy paper or card stock
  • Coloured markers

Online Lesson Format