Model Lesson Week 9
Websites (debrief) http://www.wonderville.ca/ http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/ http://sciencenetlinks.com/ http://www.brainpop.com/ http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/ http://eo.ucar.edu/kids/green/cycles1.htm http://www.cookie.com/ http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/ http://www.extremescience.com/ http://www.biology4kids.com/ http://faculty.mwsu.edu/west/maryann.coe/coe/inquire/inquiry.htm http://rescu.rice.edu/
http://learningcenter.nsta.org/search.aspx?action=browse&text=lesson&price=Free&product=journal&subject=0&topic=0&gradelevel=0&qolid=&state=&subid=&gl=&docyear=&sort=Relevancyhttp://learningcenter.nsta.org/search.aspx?action=browse&text=lesson&price=Free&product=journal&subject=0&topic=0&gradelevel=0&qolid=&state=&subid=&gl=&docyear=&sort=Relevancy • http://www.pbs.org/teachers/classroom/3-5/science-tech/resources/?page=2 • http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations • http://www.lessonplanet.com • http://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/biodiversity • http://sciencespot.net/index.html • www.makemegenius.com • www.education.com
Disaster!!!!! • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-_OjFwCSd0&feature=related
Oil Spill!!! • Explore the effects of oil spills on plants, animals, and the environment and investigate cleanup methods through a simulated oil spill. Use creative writing and letter writing to demonstrate understandings about the effect of oil spills.
Engage • What do you think this book might be about? • Who do you think Prince William is?
Explore/ Explain Methods Materials
Scoring Rubric for Letter • 4 pts.: Includes a statement thanking the rescurer, clearly demonstrates understanding of the oil spill. Lists two ways oil spills can affect the health and survival of organisms, effectively communicates a concern about oil spills, and requests information about how kids can support cleanup efforts or prevent oil spills. • 3 pts.: Demonstrates a flaw in the understanding of the concepts or is missing one or two elements • 2 pts.: Demonstrates a flaw in the understanding of the concepts and is missing one or two elements or is missing three or four elements • 1 pt.: Demonstrates a flaw in the understanding of concepts and is missing three or four elements or is missing five elements • 0 pts. : Shows no understanding of the concepts or does not write a letter.
Inquiry Place • Investigatable Questions • Which brand of detergent is best for cleaning oiled material? • Which is best for insulating a marine animal: fur, feathers, or blubber? • Do all types of oil float on water? Of the following types of oil, olive oil, corn oil, and baby oil, which is the most dense? The least dense?