Power of One Assignment –Three Parts, due Friday September 22nd – Hard Copy I. What is the “Power of One”? Can individuals make a difference in the huge environmental problems facing us today? Include at least one sincere question in your response. Refer to at least one of the environmental heroes discussed in Chapter 2. (No more than a paragraph, please). Paste this on your mini-poster (paper and paste provided-please do not put it on your own larger paper). II. Describe your summer “Power of One” activity. Be sure to state as specifically as possible how your action helped the planet (“picking up trash” is not enough. How was this a benefit to the ecosystem? You may need to do some research in your text or online). Document the effect of your action: I am looking for real evidence, not claims here. Paste this on your mini-poster (paper and paste provided-please do not put it on your own larger paper). I will print out one small color image for each person, if you send it to me before next Wednesday. This should take about ½ a typed page (pasted to the bottom of your poster) and most of the area below Part I. III. One page Reflection: What are the basic tenets of your environmental philosophy? Are your environmental actions consistent with your world view? Are the beliefs of your environmental world view consistent with your answers below? Reflect on these questions in your essay. Be sure to connect your beliefs with some of the ideas of the environmental heroes and other thinkers discussed in Chapter 2. Circle True or False. Explain briefly why you agree or disagree with these statements: True False Humans are superior to other forms of life. Explain: True False Humans are in charge of the earth. Explain: True False The value of other species depends only on whether they are useful to us. Explain: True False Because all species eventually become extinct, we should not worry about whether a species goes extinct prematurely. Explain: True False All species have an inherent right to exist. Explain: True False Nature has an almost unlimited storehouse of resources for human use. Explain: True False Technology can solve our environmental problems. Explain: True False I do not believe that I have any obligation to future generations. Explain: True False I do not believe I have an obligation to any other species. Explain: Then at the end of this course, Return to your answer to see if your environmental world view has changed.