The value of ecosystem goods and services in changing ecosystems

In this critical challenge, students use images and data sources to explore ecosystem changes in Canada, the impact of changes on ecosystem goods and services (EGS) and potential strategies for increasing the value of EGS. This detailed lesson plan is part of the Statistics Canada: Human Activity and the Environment Teacher’s Kit that explores the question, “What is the value of an ecosystem?” It may be used independently or in combination with other teaching and learning activities in the kit. The zipped folder contains a PDF detailed lesson plan and a PDF image set.

Subjects:
Geography, Mathematics, Science, Social studies
Targeted grade range:
Middle (7-9), Post-secondary, Senior (10-12)
Intended User:
Teacher
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