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Reforestation: Carbon Sequestration

This is a media literacy and critical thinking activity in which students analyze two short excerpts from the documentary films "Green Gold" and "The Salt of the Earth" for different representations of reforestation as a means to sequester carbon and restore degraded ecosystems.

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Resource Details

Relevant Subject Area(s)

Film/Video Arts, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Studies, Global Studies

Grade Level(s)

High School, College

Media Type(s)

Documentary Film


Sox Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading For Science and Technical Subjects (RST)