Unit 8 – Day 1 (Lv3)

Please complete the following before our next class:

Pg. 156 – The Carbon Footprint Quiz

Pg. 157-8 – Reading 1 Vocabulary

Pg. 159-160 – Read “New Zero-Carbon City to Be Built”

Pg. 161-2 – Main Ideas and Details

Also, prepare to answer the following discussion questions in class:

  • Are you green? In other words, do you live in a way that is environmentally responsible?
  • Would you like to live in a green city?
  • Are there any green cities in Korea?

Questions to guide your reading: “New Zero-Carbon City to Be Built”

Masdar City

  • What unlikely thing is happening in Abu Dhabi?
  • What makes Masdar an eco-city? What is its cost and size?
  • What is a PRT? How does it work?
  • How important will recycling be in Masdar?
  • Will the residents of Masdar be comfortable? Explain.
  • Who is helping to make this project possible?

What do you think are advantages and disadvantages to living in Masdar City?

Some people in Reading 1 (like curioustoknow76 and realitysam) posted different opinions about Masdar. With whom do you agree? Why?

See you in class!

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