Overview:Students gather and graph data about endangered species, identify trends, and draw conclusions. Then they create a persuasive poster to encourage people to continue to support the endangered Florida panther.
Student identifies trends by examining data in charts and graphs.
Student predicts outcome based on identified trends.
Student draws conclusion based on trends.
Student uses technology to create an original design.
Student uses trend information to identify tone for a message.
Model with mathematics.
Use appropriate tools strategically.
English Language Arts
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
Recallinformation from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
Empowered Learner: Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences.
Innovative Designer: Students use a variety of technologies within a design process to identify and solve problems by creating new, useful or imaginative solutions.
Computational Thinker: Students develop and employ strategies for understanding and solving problems in ways that leverage the power of technological methods to develop and test solutions.