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31 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Civics and Government, Environmental Education, Social Studies

To help students understand the issue of climate injustice using the story of a young woman who grew up in Chicago’s “Little Village” and, after experiencing her sisters’ struggle with asthma, mobilized youth in her community to educate community members to take action to demand the closure of the ‘Cloud Factory’.

38 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Civics and Government, Economics, Environmental Education

This lesson helps students understand the complex cycle involved in producing and using the products we use everyday and to think about their personal patterns of consumption and waste.

30 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Economics, Environmental Education, Science

In this lesson, students will learn about some of the natural resources that we rely on for items we use every day -- including clothes, shoes, and electronics. Students will be asked discussion questions and are encouraged to participate.

315 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Civics and Government, Economics, English

This lesson sets the stage for students to understand how environmental education connects with environmental and social justice as well as community organizing. The lesson introduces us to a young environmental activist from the San Joaquin Valley of California named Martin Figueroa. Students will watch a short video, and then answer and discuss a series of questions designed to get them thinking about key themes in the lesson.