Submitted By:Mustafa Abdul-Jabbar, University of Pennsylvania
Date:July 21, 2011
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
In this lesson, students will address how businesses embrace environmentally friendly strategies. First, students will engage in class discussions around environmentally friendly business actions, further classifying each action according to a typology of approaches. Then students will read the Knowledge@Wharton article, “Going Green: Why Germany Has the Inside Track to Lead a New Industrial Revolution.” Student groups will then view the article from a number of different perspectives to get a deeper understanding of the topic.