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Lessons from the Past

A story about a teen columnist who, by writing about the Earth’s history, develops a newfound appreciation for his name

Idea Packs for Educators

Idea Bite 1: Design a poster presentation to show a timeline of the Earth’s history. How long has life existed on the Earth? How long have humans existed?
Fun link 1: https://www.bighistoryproject.com/chapters/3#intro
Idea Bite 2: Conduct a survey in your school, apartment complex, or neighbourhood. How many people use renewable energy for their homes, devices, appliances, or vehicles?
Fun link 2: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/renewable-energy
Idea Bite 3: Calculate your carbon footprint. Carry out a lifestyle audit and list ways in which you can reduce your carbon footprint.
Fun link 3: http://www.footprintcalculator.org/home/en