four-part multimedia project is designed to engage students in problems
relevant to their lives, provide compelling content for investigation,
and give students opportunities to form their own points of view.
The design of the project focuses on engaging topics, an issue-driven
approach, and a variety of technology resources.
More: Water Quality
Students will investigate critical issues related to water quality,
examine the many ways water is used, profile types of pollution,
and evaluate a variety of stakeholders with unique perspectives
on the quality of water. After analyzing these issues, uses and
stakeholders, students will make decisions about how to improve
the quality of water within a community
After viewing content and interactions presented, students will
be able to:
sources of water, and observe and report water consumption in
an understanding of watersheds and the water cycle.
between point and nonpoint source pollutants.
- Apply an
understanding of point and nonpoint source pollutants and their
affect on water quality.
how geographical, political, social, economic, and environmental
factors influence water quality.
interactions between the natural environment and humans.
will demonstrate competence in writing, listening, speaking, and
presenting an argument, including an application of basic principles
of logic and reasoning.
will collaborate with peers, experts, and others to write and
present products using technology resources. Through the presentation
of these products, students will demonstrate and communicate curriculum
concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.
will interpret and display data used to present an argument.