Global Climate Change Student Schedule


Driving Question: Will carbon destroy life on earth?

Project:   Design, create and test a product or action to reduce human activities impact on environment

Standards

Required Activities

Additional Resources

GCC 1:  Use & develop a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy and photosynthesis role in the cycling of carbon among the biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and geosphere. (LS1-5 & LS2-5)

GCC 2: Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning that the complex interactions in ecosystems maintain relatively consistent numbers and types of organisms in stable conditions, but changing conditions may result in a new ecosystem (LS2-6)

  • Biology Text:  Human Impact on Ecosystems, 483-505; Climate 458-461

GCC 3:  Create and evaluate competing design solutions for addressing the costs and benefits of utilizing energy.(ESS3-2.)

SCIENCE Standard 1:

Planning & Evaluation

SCIENCE Standard 2:

Data Analysis & Technology