23 January Science 8 Carbon Cycle jigsaw activity–research and creation of presentation

  1. Mindful moment.
  2. Review last class.
  3. Preview today’s plan in blog post.
  4. Prepare DSN entry. (ARE ALL YOUR ENTRIES COMPLETE AND UP-TO-DATE???) (IS YOUR DSN ORGANIZED? ARE ENTRIES NAMED WELL? IS EVERYTHING UPLOADED AND SHARED PROPERLY?)
  5. QUESTIONS.
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Prepare a 5 minute presentation based on your references that captures the main ideas and significant supporting examples from your references.

  • Use the following points to guide the composition of your presentation.
  • Organize/sequence in a way that makes sense for everyone in the group.
  • Keep a record of your discussion(s) as you interpret your references AND compose your presentation.
  • Make sure all group members contribute and participate.
  • Find out what you can about the background of the references. (Who, how, what, why, etc.)
  • Discuss how the references relate to what you already know about matter.
  • Present the most important questions that you and your group have.
  • What do you and your group suspect the point of view of the author(s) to be? Why?
  • Identify bridges AND barriers to deeper understanding of the topic.
  • What questions will your peers have?
  • What will prove challenging for them to understand and/or to appreciate?
  • How does each member of the group reflect on the big ideas, the connections to previous study, the connections and implications for each person’s life?
  • Each group member should have a copy of the presentation in their DSN. The presentation file and link should be well-labeled and properly shared (with anyone who has the link).

Group 1

Carbon

Group 2

Group 3

It’s All about Carbon

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