Valuing a Tree Unit

Type of Resource



Enduring Understandings: Humans can have a profound impact on their local environments (HS-LS2-6), Human impact is a global phenomenon (HS-LS4- 6), People have been significantly impacting the environment for many generations (HS-LS4-6), Over time, enough human impacts will affect climate and weather patterns (HS-ESS3-6), Human impacts can be measured, charted, and tracked (HS-ESS3-4), Ecosystems provide free services that people depend on. These services have value which can be measured. (HS

Performance Expectations

HS-LS2-7   Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity.

HS-LS4-6   Create or revise a simulation to test a solution to mitigate adverse impacts of human activity on biodiversity.

HS-ESS3-4   Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.