Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Facing THE Future
"Some concepts just naturally engage students' curiosity. Consumption - how we "buy,use, and toss" - is one of those engaging concepts. Because consumption is current, relevant, and real, it is an ideal topic to help our students improve their lives and the lives of others. The intent of this unit is not to discourage students from buying "stuff" but rather to equip them with knowledge and skills to help them be informed and empowered consumers." - Facing THE Future
material consumption - the purchase and use of resources and products
waste disposal - the act of getting rid of unwanted materials
culture - the behavior, art, beliefs, and traditions of a group of people.
luxury | necessity | archaeology | midden