Circular Economy Challenge

Duration: Four sessions (60 minutes each)

Grades Levels: 7-12

Consider the challenge of developing a circular economy. Each team of learners develops and presents ideas for sustainable approaches to how items are made and used.

Grade Levels: 7-12

Duration: Four sessions (60 minutes each)

Concepts/Skills: Sustainability, environment, linear and circular economy, brainstorming, problem-solving, communication, systems design

Objectives:

  • Describe the difference between a linear and circular economy.
  • Create plans for shifting an item from a linear to a circular economy.
  • Refine their solution based on feedback from another team.
  • Present their ideas to communicate the problem, the solution, and its potential impact.

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