Learning Target: I can relate the role of the oceans to climate and weather.
OceanConveyer – Video questions
Article about the gulf stream: Gulf Stream Reading
Learning Target: I can define how oceans have an influence on weather patterns and climate.
What is the difference between weather and climate?
Why do you think oceans have an impact on weather and climate?
Learning Target: I can justify why zoos should (or should not) exist in the world today. (What impact do they have on biosphere)
What two videos- Then read Time for Kids “the Future of Zoos”
Finally: Write a paragraph taking a stand: Should we have zoos or get rid of them? WHY?
Learning Target: I can describe how humans impact the planet.
Science Today – Read It!- Handouts for today’s Class
Learning Target: I can summarize/reflect on how humans impact the planet.
First: Let’s reflect on mining activity from yesterday?
- What impact does mining have on the planet?
- Was it easy?
- Did you turn a profit?
Second: What does this video show?
- What does it tell us?
- What implications does it have?
- What does this mean to us and how we use water?
Learning Target: I can work with a partner to infer how mining impacts our planet.
Cookie Mining Lab – Directions.
Learning Target: I will present my research with my team!
I will listen attentively as an audience member.
Human Impact project– Rubric
Project Self assessment
Here is a template;