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The Lifestyle Project
This innovative project offers a way for students to learn about environmental alternatives by modifying their own lifestyles. It is a three-week exercise for students to reduce their impact on the environment by changing the way in which they live from day to day. This website contains an article about the Lifestyle Project and all the materials needed to teach the project. Materials include a baseline quiz, worksheets, energy facts and figures, and an Excel spreadsheet for students to calculate their energy use. By participating in this project, students will gain first hand insights about energy conservation, water conservation and waste reduction.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Project
  • Text:
    • Journal article
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-638
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Karin Kirk
Montana State University

Author: Dr John J Thomas
Skidmore College