Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Into Our Wild Society

To prepare for our reading of Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild, we're going to look at a few interesting sites that will both show us what Chris McCandless was reacting to when he decided to head off into the woods and give up all of his worldly possessions and what some regular people are doing to make a difference, however small it might be.

Want some stress? Check our national debt clock!

U.S. National Debt Clock

The Story of Stuff

What are some people doing to reduce their consumption?

The One Dollar Diet Project

The Gubbins Experiment

The Great American Apparel Diet

Your turn: What do you think about this? How could you change a habit or start a habit that would impact our society in a positive way?

Here's one student's plan to reduce the amount of bottles she uses. This student plans to use an all-natural, homemade sunblock to reduce her protect her skin. What great ideas you all came up with during discussion!

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