–Warm Up: Describe the relationship between the words on the board.
–Concept Mapping Activity (words are taped on the board randomly): students identify the words that represent the spheres/categories. Then, have student match the word with the correct sphere.
Next: assign reading NS 8-10. When everyone is done reading ask the class if they would like to change any of the word groupings. If so make changes & clarify any misconceptions.
—The Story of Stuff- Video & Reflection
Video: The Human Footprint (National Geographic)