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Wetlands Issues eGame - a problem based learning activity

Your school is having an Earth Day Event in April.

Organizers plan to focus the day on environmental issues.

You will create a multimedia game. Software tools - Keynote how to's | PowerPoint template.

You may select an alternative game format. Modify the number of questions as necessary.

Your goal is to encourage your peers to identify actions that will reduce their impact on the environment.

Select 5 topics to cover. Enter them in the column headers.

Write 5 questions for each topic.

The 100 point question should be "easy".

Progress through the questions making each one more challenging, but realistic for your peers to know.

Avoid yes/no questions.

Include one behavior change question for each category.

At least one question should focus on your school's or community's wetlands related challenges.

Proof the project. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work. smiling icon

Tech Tip: Working in a group or in two different places like the library & home? You do not have to be physically together to work together. gold starWatch Google Docs video TAI - How could you use free, Google Docs to do a project? How would this facilitate group projects?


"There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down,
the other is pulling up." Booker T. Washington

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developed by Cynthia J. O'Hora Released to public domain and Posted 4/2009

Rubric template - teacher resource

Pennsylvania Academic Standards Environment and Ecology, Science and Technology, Reading Writing.

4.2. Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources
A. Know that raw materials come from natural resources. B. Examine the renewability of resources. Identify nonrenewable resources and describe their uses. Determine how consumption may impact the availability of resources. C. Know that natural resources have limited life spans. Analyze how man-made systems have impacted the management and distribution of natural resources. Analyze the costs and benefits of different man-made systems and how they use renewable and nonrenewable natural resources.