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Scales of Inquiry

Explore watershed and water quality issues in a favorite place in the Lake Champlain Basin or in a remote corner of the world.

Culminating Activity

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1-What is my idea for the culminating activity?




2-In what way does in “summarize” what we learned in the unit AND provide an opportunity for them to apply their knowledge in a new setting?




3-Will students be excited about doing it?




4-Are my instructions, handouts and plan for assessment clear to the student?




5-Do I give the students the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of ALL of the unit criteria?




6-Do I give them the opportunity to “answer” the essential question?




7-How are questions #5 and #6 the same? How are they different?