Ecological Footprint Quiz

Redefining Progress

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This Ecological Footprint Quiz asks 15 questions about food, housing, transportation and waste production. The results of the quiz provide an estimate of how much productive land and water are required to support your lifestyle, and how your footprint compares to the average resident in your country. The website also contains answers to common questions about the quiz, tips for reducing your footprint, and detailed information on the calculations and methodology. A useful Excel spreadsheet that contains each calculation in the quiz can be found in the FAQ section.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture:Food Production and Distribution, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Waste:Waste Solid :Waste Reduction/Recycling, Environmental Science:Energy:Efficiency and Energy Conservation, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Water Conservation, Geoscience:Soils
Resource Type: Computer Applications
Special Interest: Sustainability
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Energy, Public Policy, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Soil, Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:SustainabilityKeywords: sustainability, conservation, environment