Fields, Meadows and Fencerows 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 are to create a multimedia game. 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 people to appreciate the importance of this specialized habitat.

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

Write 5 questions for each topic.

The 100 point question should be easy. Like name a.....

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

Include one behavior change question for each category. Identify actions that people can take that will preserve and protect fields, meadows and fencerows ecosystems.

At least one question should focus on your school's or community's fields, meadows or fencerows related challenges.

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

Rubric template - teacher resource / Problem Based Learning Projects

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

Pennsylvania Academic Standards Environment and Ecology, Science and Technology

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.