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Ethan Kawa

2022 Nat Sci Comp

Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 231 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1.0
    energy audits
    conducted
  • up to
    1.0
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    95
    minutes
    spent learning

Ethan's Actions

Basic Needs & Security

Calculate Your Water Footprint

SDG #6 Water & Sanitation

I will calculate my water footprint and look for a few ways I can reduce consumption or waste.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Find out where your energy comes from

SDG #7 Energy

I will spend 10 minutes learning about where my energy comes from.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Education & Livelihood

Thank Educators

SDG #4 Education

I will write to a school, community learning center, or education leader I admire to express my thanks for their sustainability work and find out how I can get involved.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Education & Livelihood

Plan A Staycation in Your Community

SDG #11 Communities

For an upcoming vacation, I will plan a staycation in my region.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Spend Time Outside

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will replace 15 minute(s) per day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside exercising, enjoying the sunrise/sunset, gardening, journaling, or practicing gratitude for nature.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Health & Equity

Safe Disposal of Medications and Household Chemicals

SDG #3 Health & Well-Being

I will spend 5 minutes learning about how and where to dispose of medications and chemicals properly.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health & Equity

Track My Purchases

SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities

Throughout the day I will track my purchases and then research the companies making these goods.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Economy & Communities

Understand Your Climate And Natural Disaster Risks

SDG #9 Industry & Infrastructure

I will spend 10 minutes learning about the climate and natural disaster risks in my area.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Economy & Communities

Online Energy Audit

SDG #7 Energy

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Learn About Invasive Species

SDG #14 & 15

I will spend 60 minutes learning about invasive species and ways to reduce their impacts.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Reduce Single-Use Plastics

SDG #14 & 15

Throughout the day, I will note the single-use plastics I use and consider the reusable options available to me.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Climate & Ecosystems

Explore My Area

SDG #14 & 15

Each day, I will spend 10 minutes exploring a new area around my neighborhood (e.g., park, water body, nearby trail, community garden, green space, etc.).

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DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Track My Purchases
    How have you reduced your purchasing habits and what would you like to do next to reduce your consumption habits?

    Ethan Kawa's avatar
    Ethan Kawa 4/13/2022 10:24 AM
    Amazon:
    1: climate pledge - be carbon neutral by 2040
    2: building wind and solar farms to power their operations
    3: design products to be less carbon-intensive
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Learn About Invasive Species
    What is one invasive species in your region and how does it impact your region's ecosystem?

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    Ethan Kawa 4/13/2022 10:00 AM
    the Canada thistle is an invasive plant that out-competes native plants. the plant is fast spreading and has small spines. they are causing crop yields to be lower.
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Reduce Single-Use Plastics
    What plastic or single-use items do you regularly use? What did you substitute or could be substituted?

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    Ethan Kawa 4/07/2022 9:52 AM
    plastic bags and candy wrappers are ones i regularly use. i could use reusable bags instead of plastic ones and could recycle wrappers when possible.
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Explore My Area
    How can spending more time outdoors enhance your sense of place? Was there a new place in your region that was exciting to learn about and visit?

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    Ethan Kawa 4/05/2022 7:33 AM
    you understand nature better and helps your senses tune in to your surroundings.