Without language there is no science. To be practicing scientists and derive new knowledge, we need language – reading, writing, talking, listening, enacting, and visualizing. Writing is one way to communicate understanding of our learning while allowing us to be creative in our delivery and provide insight and possible solutions to problems.
Using claims and evidence from episode 1, explain how deforestation is a global problem.
Think of a local park. If the entire park was cleared describe the consequences of that clearing. Include thoughts on wildlife and other consequences related to deforestation.
Check out your city’s water department website. Research what the city has in place to address drought conditions and/or water conservation. Create a flyer or brochure that will help community members be water wise.