Module 8, Lesson 3: Impact of Trees on a City

Now that students have seen how people can actively work to better the environment, students learn how trees can have both an environmental and financial impact on cities. Students explore a case study of a city area and evaluate the impact of planting trees in certain locations. They will use this understanding to then propose improvements for their field site in the following lesson.

  • 1 activity
  • 1-2 class periods
  • Strategies: Analyze reports, calculate value and savings
  • Standards alignment:
    • NGSS: HS-ESS3-2, HS-ETS1-3
    • Connections to economics: value-added analysis

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