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Researching a Local Community Issue | ELA Community Activism PBL (Lesson 3 of 6) | 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

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.

English Language Arts | 11th-12th, 6th - 8th, 9th-10th

Write explanatory paragraph | Understanding satire | 6-12

Students will learn more about the meaning, structure, and satire used by “A Modest Proposal” and craft a satirical essay about a chosen issue.

English Language Arts | 11th-12th, 6th - 8th, 9th-10th

Statistical inference | Be US Census Bureau’s Chief Analyst (Lesson 4 of 5) | 6-8

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 question: “Are families in my state better or worse than 10 years ago?” Students will use educational technology and … Continued

Math | 6th - 8th

Conduct a representative sample | Be US Census Bureau’s Chief Analyst (Lesson 3 of 5) | 6-8

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 … Continued

Math | 6th - 8th

Plan a research brief | Be US Census Bureau’s Chief Analyst (Lesson 1 of 5) | 6-8

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 … Continued

Math | 6th - 8th

Explore local and global issues| Researching and Developing Legislation| 9-10, 11-12

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.

English Language Arts, Social Studies | 11th-12th, 9th-10th

Explore local and global issues| Calculating Carbon Footprints | 3-5, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

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.

Science, Social Studies | 11th-12th, 3rd - 5th, 6th - 8th, 9th-10th

Organize categorical data | Students Compute like Computers to Solve Real Problems (Lesson 1 of 7) | K-2

In part 1, students prepare to visualize numerical data by collecting and organizing data into numerical values using free educational technology. Students learn a computational procedure to analyze and interpret numerical data to derive insights about a real-world problem of supply demand for marbles in a classroom, ultimately offering solutions … Continued

Math | Kindergarten - 2nd