In this activity, students calculate the carbon footprint of several meals that they eat regularly and then consider the impact of changing their habits.
This activity allows students to calculate their carbon footprint from food sources. The data gathered throughout this exercise will motivate people to make dietary decisions that will improve their health and lessen their influence on the environment. After carefully going over the activity documents and data sources, we suggest that teachers use this activity in the classroom.
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