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Geography - Grade 9: Unit 4 - Sustainable Consumption

Assignment Info

Foundation Questions: How does the use of resources affect people and places around the world? How do our daily consumption decisions make a difference for the future sustainability of our planet?

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Internet Searching

If you are doing a Google search, these are some search terms and phrases that might help you narrow in on some good resources:

______________ and trade

economics of ____________

environmental impact of _____________

social impact of _______________

ethics of ________________

______________ market

______________ extraction

______________ production

______________ distribution

______________ consumption

______________ disposal

5 Stages of the Materials Economy

  • Extraction

  • Production

  • Distribution

  • Consumption

  • Disposal

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Libguide Creator

Linda Hoiseth