For students graduating 3rd-5th grade in ’20-‘21 school year (curriculum ranges 5th to 7th grade)
Date: Week 2, July 12-16
Instructor: Ms. LaFleur
Welcome, friends. You have been chosen to be a participant on the dangerous reality show, “Beat the Biome!” Will you be able to survive the 5 days you are on our show? You will work collaboratively with a group of other contestants as you navigate your way through a rainforest or tundra biome. You will only have a limited amount of supplies and no communication with human civilization! In the course, students will apply their understanding of biomes to create a digital product to document their success with the integration of various thinking skills and cognitive strategies.
Will YOU be able to Beat the Biome?
Prereq’s: Students should be reading on or above grade level, have an interest nature and adventure, possess strong critical thinking skills, and work cooperatively and empathetically in a group.