Identify the most important impacts of human actions on the value of ecosystem goods and services.
Students use their understanding of ecosystem goods and services (EGS) and valuation methods to assess the impacts of human actions on the value of EGS in an ecosystem.
Assess your students’ ability to:
Students will require understanding of EGS and monetary and non-monetary valuation methods to complete this activity. These concepts are explored in the “Identifying Ecosystem Goods and Services” and “Measuring Ecosystem Goods and Services” activities.
This activity uses the concepts of ecosystem goods and services and their valuation as described by Statistics Canada and Environment Canada in the report Measuring ecosystem goods and services in Canada - Human Activity and the Environment 2013. This report can be found here.
This activity could also support outcomes from Environmental Science 12: