Reflection: Real World Applications Frogger (Day 1) - Section 2: Explain


Establishing a strong home-school connection is a vital part of students' educational success.  It is also assessed on many teacher evaluations.  I use this project at the beginning of the year as a way to invite parents to better understand what their eighth graders are working on in class. I put the students' finished projects on display in our science lab during our open house night.  As families enter the room, have students explain their ideas and finished projects to their parents.  This is a great way to encourage parents and students to communicate with each other and it provides parents with an activity to engage in while I am speaking with other parents.  This is one of many easy and effective way to begin to establish connections with parents. 

  Problem Solving
  Real World Applications: Problem Solving
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Frogger (Day 1)

Unit 1: Problem Solving
Lesson 6 of 16

Objective: SWBAT identify a problem within the environment and brainstorm, develop, and present models that can serve as solutions to the problem.

Big Idea: In this lesson students build models to help prevent frogger from become a hazard in the real world.

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