|Girls look out at the view from the Dana Center|
|Girls making their own compost bins to take home with them|
"The Rotten Journey" by Wildlife Watch UK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Discussion Questions on "The Rotten Journey"
1. What did the apple core eventually become? (soil)
2. How long does composting take? (many months)
3. What are some things you can compost? (apple, grass, paper, etc.)
4. What do you need to break down the items into soil? (oxygen, water, worms)
5. What were the benefits to composting? (benefits the plants)
"Food Wastage Footprint" by FAO http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Questions on "Food Wastage Footprint"
1. What are some of the negatives of food waste? (wasted food, money, water, land, carbon emissions)
2. If food is not fit for humans, who could it be given to? (animals)
3. What are some other food waste solutions provided in the video? (adjusting prices of irregular shaped food, storing food, food portions, adjust sell by date)
4. What is the base of the food waste pyramid? (minimize landfill)
5. Who can play a role in reducing food waste? (producer, supermarket, household, restaurant, nation)
TUNZA, the youth component of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), has a website with information for children & youth to get involved in saving the environment: http://www.unep.org/tunza/
|A girl presents the "advertisement" she made on composting|
The FAO, or the Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN, which was a co-sponsor of the Climate Change badge, has a ton of climate change information available here: http://www.fao.org/climatechange/youth/en/
Information on composting in New York City: http://www.nyc.gov/html/nycwasteless/html/compost/compostproj.shtml