Reflection: Problem-based Approaches What Are We Coming Home To? (Part 1) - Section 1: Introduction


This unit falls at the end of my school year and, as such, it is designed to be the most independent of all of our PBL experiences that led to this point. Theoretically, students should be at their highest academic ability level however, the end of the year attitude sometime works against this. This is one of the reasons for the movie-like backdrop to this unit. Play it up as much as you can to really get the students engaged in the activity. Encourage students to role play or to create "captain's log" style videos that document their process. The more engaged the students, the better the quality of work!

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What Are We Coming Home To? (Part 1)

Unit 10: Design a Resilient, Self-Sustaining Community
Lesson 1 of 11

Objective: SWBAT explain the potential impacts that the rise in global temperatures can have on the Earth and our way of life.

Big Idea: Students use their research skills to determine all of the ways that global warming can impact life on Earth.

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