This student-centered inquiry consists of 2 parts to help make the concepts in climate change relevant and applicable to the student’s lives. The first part is an inquiry using the scientific method into one aspect of climate change. The students are tasked with ‘proving’ climate change is real using a selected inquiry question. For Part 2, once all students have shared their findings, they are then tasked with a more project-based learning approach. They will use the engineering design process (also known as design thinking) to create something that answers their question regarding climate change.
I taught the evolution unit in SBI 3U through a series of simulations and paper labs where students examined evidence for evolution. The labs were: 1. Feeding Frenzy (self-generated) 2. Comparing... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
This project engages students in the different stages of the technological problem solving process in the Kindergarten Program document with the story “Zoom!” by Robert Munsch. Students have... read more