“Both aspects of [ones]’s environment, the natural and the [hu]man-made, are essential to well-being and to the enjoyment of basic human rights - even the right to life itself.”
~ Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, Preface, 1972
This lesson helps students understand the amount of water they use each day and develop a plan for reducing their water use.
This lesson helps students gain an understanding of how the environment is connected to their daily lives and human rights.
This lesson helps students understand their right to a clean environment and how corporations and the United States are doing in fulfilling those rights.
Spring 2011 edition of The Advocates' human rights education newsletter full of lesson plans, resources, and suggestions for teaching about the right to a clean environment in the United States. Includes ideas on how to "green" your classroom and your curriculum.