Beat the Heat

This Beat the Heat unit also includes:

Explore greenhouse effect and climate change through a 15-day unit. Scholars learn about these STEM concepts by researching, conducting surveys, experimenting, and collaborating with experts in the field. They frequently communicate their ideas through online collaboration tools — a great skill in today's digital age.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Prior to the lesson, use an activity such as a KWL chart to assess prior knowledge
Classroom Considerations

  • Project includes a wiki and blog for communication throughout the unit
  • Unit calls for interaction with experts in the field
Pros

  • Includes suggestions for differentiation for low, high, and ELL pupils
  • Provides resources for an entire unit on climate change
Cons

  • None