Students will be able to identify and describe 3 forms of air pollution.
Students will determine cause and effect of events leading to animal rescue.
Students will be able to develop a plan to address future issues.
Students will make accurate predictions of the amount of paper within 10 sheets of paper.
Students will create a graph with relevant axis points and statistics.
Students will be able to gather data and create a graph accurately by using at least 8 points of data.
Students will be able to read and interpret data by finding the mean and range of data correctly.
Students will be able to create a commercial that illustrates how to recycle and gives 3 points on why they should recycle.
Look at and discuss the pictures from the website listed below.
Ask what they know about oil spills, why they are bad. We will be looking at real world problems.
We will discuss what using paper does to the environment. How we can help.
Tell students to record the amount of aluminum cans they use during 1 day by recording data on a worksheet.
Discuss importance of recycling and how to recycle.
Students will read the information about air pollution and discuss what they learn:
Students will split into groups of three and follow directions for the experiement on the website:
Students will track the amount of paper used throughout 6 days and make predictions. Follow the directions on the website:
Follow the directions on the website:
Have students brainstorm ideas on how to recycle and for a commercial to promote recycling:
Discuss how we can change out environment
Students will research current problems we face and develop a plan for action.
Discuss the results of the assignment.
Have students find out how many aluminum cans they would use over a year.
Watch everyone's commercial and discuss what they liked and improvement suggestions.
Form of Assessment
Approximately length of time for the lesson
2 to 3 hours
1 hour 45 minutes