Developing environmentally literate citizens is the primary goal of environmental science. One of the four components of environmental literacy is "connecting to nature". Culture plays a key role in the way individuals connect to their environment. Understanding culture also supports the development of a culturally responsive classroom and helps students develop an understanding of environmental justice, another key concept of environmental science. This lesson helps students explore their own culture and compare and contrast it with other cultures.
Material Type: Interactive, Learning Task, Lesson Plan