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Environment: The Biggest Impact

  • Create a web showing the range of effects of a specific aspect of the natural environment.
  • Which one of the identified aspects of the natural environment has the biggest impact on people's daily life in your assigned community?

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome - What determines quality of life?
Specific Outcome - In what ways do the people in the communities depend on, adapt to and change the environment in which they live and work?
Specific Outcome - In what ways do the communities show concern for their natural environment?
Specific Outcome 3.S.1.1 - Students will evaluate ideas and information from different points of view
Specific Outcome 3.S.1.4 - Students will compare and contrast information from similar types of electronic sources, such as information collected on the Internet
Specific Outcome 3.S.4.1 - Students will apply new ideas and strategies to contribute to decision making and problem solving
Specific Outcome 3.S.4.2 - Students will support proposed ideas, strategies and options with facts and reasons
Specific Outcome 3.S.5.1 - Students will demonstrate cooperative behaviour to ensure that all members of the group have an opportunity to participate
Specific Outcome 3.S.7.1 - Students will make connections between cause-and-effect relationships from information gathered from varied sources
Specific Outcome 3.S.7.4 - Students will follow a plan to complete an inquiry
Specific Outcome 3.S.7.5 - Students will access and retrieve appropriate information from electronic sources for a specific inquiry
Specific Outcome 3.S.7.7 - Students will organize information from more than one source
Specific Outcome 3.S.7.9 - Students will draw conclusions from organized information
Specific Outcome 3.S.8.1 - Students will organize and present information, such as written and oral reports, taking particular audiences and purposes into consideration
Specific Outcome 3.S.8.2 - Students will listen to others in order to understand their points of view
Specific Outcome 3.S.8.3 - Students will interact with others in a socially appropriate manner
Specific Outcome 3.S.9.1 - Students will compare information on the same issue or topic from print media, television, photographs and the Internet
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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