Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Spaceship Earth: Concept evolution (5 of 5) - Section 4: Empathy Initiative Sort: environmental stewardship


Accountable Talk discussions are rich.  However, not all students will feel that the environment is safe enough to warrant meaningful participation, especially at the beginning of the year.  This empathy exercise allows students' voices to be heard that may have been marginalized by the discussion.  Ideally, it allows all students to feel like they have "skin in the game."

  Giving voice to all learners
  Diverse Entry Points: Giving voice to all learners
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Spaceship Earth: Concept evolution (5 of 5)

Unit 2: Citizen science, Student design
Lesson 7 of 13

Objective: Students will be able to: 1) describe the essential features of accountable talk; 2) defend a verbal claim using evidence; 3) connect takeaways from an accountable talk discussion to potential environmental stewardship management solutions

Big Idea: Human ingenuity has negatively affected the natural environment. How might we use human ingenuity to develop solutions to the problems that we have caused?

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Science, Statistics, field work, Community Mapping, engineering design thinking
  55 minutes
graphic spaceship
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