*Environmental Instructional Unit

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1. Overview

1.1. Instructional Goal Statement

1.2. Performance Objectives & Assessment Summary

1.3. Task Analysis

1.4. Appropriate Audience

1.5. Materials Needed

1.6. Technology Used

2. Lessons at a Glance

2.1. Lesson 1

2.1.1. Materials & Performance Objectives Pre-Assessment from Quizlet #1 Given an instructional unit, students will compare and contrast Ecology and Environmental Science. Students will be able to classify Environmental Science and Ecology with an accuracy of 75%. Media #1 Environmental Science Versus Ecology Media #2 Renewable versus Nonrenewable Supporting IBook Chapt. 1 A+ Spelling Environmental Spelling Terms Define Here: Environmental Science Ecology Agriculture Natural Resource Pollution Biodiversity

2.1.2. Exit Instructions: Summarize the five areas of environmental science. Writing Space

2.2. Lesson 2

2.2.1. Materials & Performance Objectives Media #1 Given an instructional lesson, students will observe, evaluate and analyze the five areas of Environmental Science with 75% accuracy. Media #2 Supporting IBook Chapt. 2 TED Talk: Why the Arctic is climate change's canary in the coal mine - William Chapman

2.2.2. Exit Instructions Explain in written form how environmental problems can be localized or globally and give examples of each.

2.3. Lesson 3

2.3.1. Materials & Performance Objectives #3 Given the steps of the scientific method, students will recognize scientific methods with an accuracy of 80%. Media #1 Supporting IBook Chapt. 3

2.3.2. Steps in the Scientific Method Scientific method analyze results test hypothoses ask a question form a hypothesis make observations communicate results draw conclusion

2.3.3. Exit Instructions Explain in this area explain an experiment that interests you.

2.4. Lesson 4

2.4.1. Materials & Performance Objectives #4 Given a lesson, students can accurately apply the definitions of scientific data collection and measure the results to an accuracy of 80%. Supporting IBook Chapt. 4

2.4.2. Media #1 Probability

2.4.3. TED Talk: Population pyramids: Powerful predictors of the future - Kim Preshoff

2.4.4. Exit Instructions Write three paragraphs how statistics might be used in Environmental Science. Write Here...

2.5. Lesson 5

2.5.1. Materials & Performance Objectives #5 Given a description of what the tools of Environmental Science involve, students can accurately discuss a scientific model in a written reflection with an accuracy of 80%.

2.5.2. Learning Points Environmental Consumer Choice

2.5.3. Supporting IBook Chapt. 5

2.5.4. Media #1

2.5.5. Exit Instructions Describe three environmental issues your family makes each and every day in this space to the right. Reflection Space:

2.6. Lesson 6

2.6.1. Performance Objectives #6 Given a set of data, including populations around the world, students design an exercise and explain what factors affect sustainability with an accuracy of 80%.

2.6.2. Learning Points Statistics

2.6.3. Supporting IBook Chapt. 6

2.6.4. Exit Instructions How are statistics helpful for evaluating information about the environment? Reflection Space:

2.7. Lesson 7

2.7.1. Performance Objectives #7 Given knowledge regarding earthquakes, students can evaluate what the probability of where fault lines occur on earth with a 75% accuracy.

2.7.2. Learning Points Effects Media #2

2.7.3. Volcano Basics Media #3

2.7.4. Supporting IBook Chapt. 7

2.7.5. A+ Spelling Terms

2.7.6. Media #3

2.7.7. Exit Instructions Develop three paragraphs about seismic activity and what the causes and effects of seismic activity are above ground and below the surface of of the ocean. Explain in this space or add text to writing area on left.