ISTE Student Standard: 3a: Research strategies
Synthesizing Research on a Community Issue | ELA Community Activism PBL (Lesson 4 of 6) | 6-8, 9-10, 11-12
In lesson 4 of 6 of this multi-step project, students will synthesize information from the sources they research in part 3 to create an original product for their chosen community stakeholder.
In lesson 3 of 6 of this multi-step project, students will conduct research to examine the history and impact of their selected activist issue by identifying information from reputable sources.
Students first select a mathematical principle (e.g., law, theorem, or other property). Next, students locate an article or image that represents the principle being used in daily life. For example, construction workers using the Pythagorean theorem when determining the length of a staircase. Students will then summarize the information – … Read more
Students choose a significant person from history and conduct online research to develop and share a unique persona profile of that individual.
In Part 3, students conduct a 10% random sample from US Census data, through a simulation using google sheets. In this multi-step project, students become the Chief Data Analyst for the US Census Bureau Chief and write a report for a governor of a US state to answer the following … Read more
In Part 2, calculate statistics from different types of samples from a population and compare them to determine what conditions make a sample representative of a population. In this multi-step project, students become the Chief Data Analyst for the US Census Bureau Chief and write a report for a governor … Read more
In Part 1, students develop a research and analysis plan; they will select and identify the variables required for their research. In this multi-step project, students become the Chief Data Analyst for the US Census Bureau Chief and write a report for a governor of a US state to answer … Read more
This instructional idea requires students to use technology to identify a political issue and investigate different opinions about it. They then offer a piece of legislation as a “solution” to the issue.
Students analyze their own carbon footprint and then share their results with group mates before posting an idea for reducing their footprint on a collaborative digital board.
Instructional Idea Students are assigned a topic and required to locate primary and secondary sources about it to create an annotated bibliography. In an introductory paragraph, students will have to provide an overview of the topic and the search term(s) and search engine(s) used to locate the sources about their … Read more