Episode 2.3: The Solution

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When times get tough, divide and conquer! The third of seven episodes in Global Problem Solver's second season shows the team working toward a solution for displaced pupils and teachers. After dividing into two teams, the Problem Solvers devise a way to create pop-up classrooms using solar energy.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Launch a project where small groups design their own versions of the pop-up classroom generator
  • Ask the class to write a proposal for the solar cell factory to persuade them to help create the generators
Classroom Considerations

Pros

  • Students see the team work through the problem and identify a solution based on available resources and consensus
  • The video creates a cliffhanger that makes learners want to know what's next
Cons

  • None