Every year the temperature of the earths surface rises. How do we help reduce our impact on global warming?
Kindergartner's will study the effects of the sun on the earths surface, learn about Climate Change and pursue possible solutions. As we investigate this problem, we are learning about the PBL process, essential to being a STEM student.
What is Global Warming?
Climate over time:
Global Warming Video
Interactive site for kids
K-PS3-1. Make Observations to determine the effect of the sunlight on Earth’s surface.
K-ESS2-2. Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs.
K-PS3-2. Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
RI.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (K-2-ETS1-1) W.2.6 With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
K-2-ETS1-1 , K-2-ETS1- W.2.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question. K-2-ETS1-1, K-2-ETS1-3
RI.K.2 With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
RI.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RI.K.10 Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
W.K.2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.