“Living of the grid” is a concept we often hear people talking about in response to concerns about human consumption and the environment. The phrase refers to generating your own power and food.
Please read this article about living off the grid. http://thetyee.ca/Culture/2014/12/29/Off-Grid-In-Canada/
It’s a lengthy article with a great video.
After you’ve watched and read it, choose and answer ONE of the following questions:
1. What is one way that individuals in the city can reduce their use of resources like electricity and oil?
2. Which of the 10 “lessons” made the biggest impression on you? Why?
3. What skills might we teach in school that would help people become more self-sufficient?
4. Describe a factor that you think might contribute to our reliance on resources, or that might make it hard for individuals or families to make environmentally sound choices?
Happy New Year to you all! See you next Monday!