CGG3O – Unit 2 – Lesson 5: Responsible Tourism



100 minutes

Lesson Objective

  • To examine different approaches to improving the positive and limiting the negative effects of tourism.

Lesson Outcomes

  • šDefine responsible tourism.
  • Explain what it means to be a responsible tourist.
  • Analyse guidelines about limiting the negative effects of tourism.
  • Create a statement about responsible tourism and sustainable development.

The Lesson


  1. Starter: Crack the Code!
  2. Task 1 | What is Responsible Tourism? Video Activity.
  3. What is Responsible Tourism? | Teacher led note taking and discussion
  4. Task 2 | Responsible Tourism | Jigsaw Activity.
  5. Task 3 | Responsible Tourism Jigsaw Activity Review.
  6. Task 4 | Responsible Tourism Statement.
  7. Review: Time for TEDEd.

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  1. Lesson 5 Crack the Code says it is a Word Doc, but it comes out as an Excel sheet. Pictures cannot be displayed and the the icons are all mixed up. This lesson looks interesting, so I am hoping that you can fix it. Thank you.

    1. Hi Jacquelina, thanks for notifying me of this. I have changed the file type to a PDF and re-uploaded it to the lesson page. This should now allow you to access the file with no errors.

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