HES Lesson 5 Overview


Students examine ways humans use carbon as individuals and compare how people around the globe use carbon for transportation, food, housing, and electricity.

Guiding Question

How do we use organic carbon and emit CO2 in our lives?

Activities in this Lesson

  • Activity 5.1: Extreme Makeover: Lifestyle Edition (45 min)
  • Activity 5.2: Carbon Emissions Jigsaw (60 min)
  • Activity 5.3: Energy Scenarios (30 min)
  • Activity 5.4: Strategies for Lowering Carbon Emissions (45 min)

Unit Map

Ecosystems Lesson 5 Map