eco friendly theme parks

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PROJECT – 1 ECOFRIENDLY THEME PARK
MYP UNIT QUESTIPN: HOW CAN ECO FRIENDLY PARKS HELP OUR PLANET? GLOBAL CONTEXT: GLOBALIZATION & SUSTAINABILITY
Approaches to Learning: Organization- Information Literacy- Thinking

Inquiring and analyzing
Theme parks contribute to a number of environmental problems, one being air pollution. Theme parks require large amounts of energy; they need energy to power the rides, to keep the ac running, to light the park etc. Providing all this energy contributes to CO2 emissions. Not only does the park need huge amounts of energy, the transport to the theme park (e.g. cars, trains, buses etc.) also emit CO2. Also there’s lots of excess waste produced due to the large crowds attracted to the theme park creating trash. Also, water parks use an excessive amount of water to run their water slides, this creates water wastage. Theme parks may also destroy animal and plant habitat in order for them to be built on the right location but this varies from different theme parks. Why do we need a solution? Global warming is one of the biggest issues that our generation faces, by contributing in this battle against global warming every bit helps. Creating a more ecofriendly form of entertainment can possibly help save our planet. By providing an eco friendly theme park we’re not only making teenagers more aware of our environment but we’re also saving our earth from large emissions of carbon dioxide. Theme parks are mainly here for people’s amusement and entertainment where people can relax and have fun. They’re socially beneficial to escape from one’s daily life and bond with others. Existing theme parks

Theme
Park
Location
Type of
Theme park
Target Audience
Are they eco friendly?
Type of pollution caused
Water/energy conservation?
Wastage minimization?
Greenhouse
Gas emission?
Ferrari World
Yas Island
Amusement Park
Families
No
Air
Energy
Yes
Yes
Wild Wadi
Jumeirah
Water park
Families
No
Water...
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