Current Environmental Issue

Learning Objectives

Waste to Resources 2022

Waste to Resources Key Concepts

How do we balance quality of life with the quality of the environment? What impact do humans have on nature, and how can we protect it for future generations? How can we think critically about the issues facing our world today, and develop creative solutions for conservation and growth? Through examining a different Current Issue each year, students will apply their knowledge to real-world environmental problems, answering these difficult questions and more as they work together to build a more sustainable future.

Just like the ecosystems we study, human society and culture are incredibly diverse. In the same way that biodiversity makes ecosystems more resilient, these differences in human perspective and experience make us stronger as a global community. Every person’s story and relationship with the environment is important, and we must work together to ensure that everyone’s stories are heard, including the historically marginalized and economically disadvantaged.

Study Guide

Oral Presentation

  • Work collaboratively in a team to synthesize scientific information, create inventive
    solutions to real-world problems, prepare a comprehensive presentation about the Oral
    Presentation scenario, and present the proposed plan to an audience.
  • Organize information from credible sources and apply it to a specific scenario.
  • Speak clearly and confidently in front of a group.
  • Prepare and perform the presentation in the allotted amount of time.
  • Create visual aids using Microsoft PowerPoint or similar presentation software.
  • Answer questions about the presentation content accurately and thoroughly.

2022 Envirothon NB Scenario

Available to participating teams April 6, 2022.

Judges Evaluation Criteria for the Oral Presentation – Team should be familiar with the evaluation criteria and consider how to address each section while developing their presentation.

Envirothon NB Virtual Workshops provide more information to help focus the teams’ preparation for the oral presentation.

Virtual Presentations:


Waste to Biogas presentation


Waste to Resources Presentation