Human Impact Class

Feb 16 2014

Human impact

How do we influence our environment?

We talked about ecosystem services that we get from our environment. There are

Provisional,

Supporting,

Regulating and

Cultural services

We made a list and talked about each example and how important these things are in our lives.

We talked about how we impact our environment; by using these services are we hurting our environment, are there ways to be in our environment without negatively impacting? Green building? What about gardens?

We went our to look at our garden and see how we are impacting our environment.

Then in the classroom- I brought aerial maps of their area- we looked at the three areas:

Urban

Agricultural

Wild

What do we see in each area – how do we impact our area- good  or bad.

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