BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM


ADIRONDACK CHALLENGES

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Grade: 10th Grade
Class: Living Environment
Author: Ann Green
NYS Content Area Standard:
Math, Science & Technology:
Standard 4: Science
NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
Natural HistoryEconomy
The Challenge:
Investigative Question or Issue: How to collect and analyze data to create a sustainable management plan for an Adirondack forest?
Context:

This is an incomplete challenge waiting for revisions and review. Originally created by J. Winters & A. Green.

The Challenge:

1. Set-up challenge groups with 4 or 5 students per group

2. Create PowerPoint presentation incorporating data from the 4 individual assessments with manage-ment plan recommendations. Plan has the following components:

a. identify current status of each of the 4 areas;
b. identify management plan for each of the 4 areas
c. give the impact of the plan on each of the 4 areas
d. predict what a control plot might look like at different points in the future

 

Quality Standards:

Individual field journal to include

procedure,

field data,

related assignments.

PowerPoint presentation rubric including peer review

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