-Research a water issue and learn how it affects them
-Write a composition about their chosen topic
-Publish their article in the Waterwatch yearly publication
-Help educate the public about local issues
-Educate public of what they can do
ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
Cause and effect
Environmental Literacy Scope and Sequence level: 9-12
SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES 9 - 12 (adult):
D-3 Feedback of output from some parts of a managed social or natural system can be used to bring it closer to desired results.
D-4 It is not always possible to predict accurately the result of changing some part or connection between social and natural systems.
MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
7.I.C.1 - The student will give examples of the development of technology influencing scientific knowledge, and investigation and scientific knowledge influencing the development of technology.
8.I.B.1 - The student will know that scientific investigations involve the common elements of systematic observations, the careful collection of relevant evidence, logical reasoning and innovation in developing hypotheses and explanations.
9-12.I.A.1 - The student will be able to distinguish among hypothesis, theory and law as scientific terms and how they are used to answer a specific question.
9-12.I.A.3 - The student will recognize that in order to be valid, scientific knowledge must meet certain criteria including that it: be consistent with experitmental, observational and inferential evidence about nature; follow rules of logic and reporting both methods and procedures; and, be falsifiable and open to criticism.
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