Weekly Agenda


Monday 2/24/20

 - retake version of the M'Kenna test offered to students that completed the test retake form and provided evidence of the strategies used to reinforce the content
- finish presenting projects

Tuesday 2/25/20
Unit Question- How does changing an ecosystem affect what lives there?
Lesson 1- How could buying candy affect orangutan populations in the wild?
- orangutan video clip
- read and discuss orangutan information sheet
- look at where ingredients are grown
- examine oil palm tree data and orangutan population data

Wednesday 2/26/20
Lesson 1- How could buying candy affect orangutan populations in the wild?
- discuss oil palm tree reading
- discuss components and interactions that could cause a population to increase or decrease
- develop an initial model

Thursday 2/27/20   
Lesson 1- How could buying candy affect orangutan populations in the wild?
- create a list of related phenomena
- build a driving question board
- brainstorm ideas for data and information needed

Friday 2/28/20 
Lesson 1- How could buying candy affect orangutan populations in the wild?

*There will be a retake version of the M'Kenna Test offered on Monday, 2/24/20.  Only students that complete the test retake form and provide evidence of the strategies used to reinforce the content will be allowed to take it.  The original test and retake scores will be averaged.