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Designing a Zoo Environment (Project Based Learning) (STEM)

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Looking to spice up your study on animals and their environments? This unit takes your students through the research process while making it relevant to real world situations. A STEM element is added to the mix when students are asked to design and construct a model for a new animal at the local zoo!

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- List of TEKS (or standards) covered in this unit
- Team planning and project requirements page
- Recording sheets to help organize student research
- “Cite My Sources” page for students to give credit to the sources they use to complete their research
- Two brochures to visually display the findings of their research
- Independent assessment on an animal and their environment
- Independent assessment on text features
- Independent assessment on using appropriate sources
- Websites and QR Codes with links to kid friendly websites to use for research
- Project information and supply request letter to parents
- Blueprint and materials list pages to help students make plans for building their models
- Behavior punch card to monitor and document individual student’s contribution to the group project
- Rubric to give students individual grades for the group project
- Pictures of real zoo environments and completed student examples

If you like this unit, check out my PBL/STEM activity on types of brides and building bridges!
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44
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Designing a Zoo Environment (Project Based Learning) (STEM)
Designing a Zoo Environment (Project Based Learning) (STEM)
Designing a Zoo Environment (Project Based Learning) (STEM)
Designing a Zoo Environment (Project Based Learning) (STEM)