Spaceship Earth: Concept formation (1 of 5)

Unit 2: Citizen science, Student design
Lesson 3 of 13

Objective: Students will be able to: 1) develop a claim with evidence arguing for or against the resiliency of Earth; 2) derive the meaning of the concept of Spaceship Earth from the professional experiences of astronauts; and 3) consider resources required to support life on Earth through student-led discussion.

Big Idea: For modern humans, basic resources like water, oxygen, and soil can seem like limitless resources. How might we understand that human life actually requires a complex and delicate balance of interconnected forces?

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Science, Statistics, field work, Community Mapping, engineering design thinking
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