What Is Your Ecological Footprint?adapted from MEECS Lesson #8, Energy Resources

Directions

  1. Go to the following web site from Redefining Progress: Ecological Footprint Quiz (http://www.myfootprint.org).
  2. Place your mouse over North America. Select the United States and click on a language.
  3. Answer the questions using the pull-down menus. Then click on the arrow at the bottom of the page.
  4. Select an answer to questions 1-16 that best fit your lifestyle. Click on the arrow at the bottom of the page to advance to the next page.
  5. Record your footprint for each category and analyze the results.
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Category
Footprint
Food

Mobility

Shelter

Goods/Services

Total Footprint



Five Actions I could Take To Reduce My Impact on the Environment

Category
Action
Rationale
Impact
Food



Mobility



Shelter



Goods/Services



Total Footprint
(from initial calculation above)

(after action)

image source:
http://www.begreenminded.com/tag/carbon-footprint/