Environmental Dilemmas (Grade 9)
Instructions: The scenarios below present realistic environmental dilemmas with possible solutions to the situations. Read each scenario and select the best answer.
- Toss the old batteries in the trash.
- Recycle the batteries in the household recycling container.
- Find a nearby location that accepts batteries for recycling and bring them there.
- You do not want strangers walking and riding so close to your home.
- There are better ways your town should spend money then on creating a rail trail.
- It is a good use of the space and a great way for people to exercise.
- Leave and find a beach that is open for swimming.
- Grab your fishing pole then hop the gate and go fishing, but not enter the water.
- Hop the gate and wade in the water, but don't put your face under.
- Nothing, it's none of your business.
- Yell at the person.
- When you get home, tell your parents what you saw and discuss what to do.
- Borrow a copy from a friend or the library.
- Buy a new copy from the nearby bookstore.
- Order a new copy via an online retailer.
- Join them, after all, it is hot and they are your friends.
- Tell the kids about the watering ban, they probably were not aware of it.
- Turn on your hose and use it with your own waterslide.
- Break down the dam and hope the beaver doesn't return.
- Call the local conservation commission and see what they recommend.
- Set a beaver trap and remove the beaver.
- locally grown apples sold at the farmers' market
- organically grown apples sold at a major food store
- non-organically grown apples sold at a major food store