Project Based Learning: To the Rainforest! (PBL) For Print & Google Classroom

Project Based Learning: To the Rainforest! (PBL) For Print & Google Classroom
Project Based Learning: To the Rainforest! (PBL) For Print & Google Classroom
Project Based Learning: To the Rainforest! (PBL) For Print & Google Classroom
Project Based Learning: To the Rainforest! (PBL) For Print & Google Classroom
Project Based Learning: To the Rainforest! (PBL) For Print & Google Classroom
Project Based Learning: To the Rainforest! (PBL) For Print & Google Classroom
Project Based Learning: To the Rainforest! (PBL) For Print & Google Classroom
Project Based Learning: To the Rainforest! (PBL) For Print & Google Classroom
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Project Based Learning: Discovery in the Rainforest! This project based learning (PBL) activity joins together Science, Math, ELA, Social Studies, and Technology.

This project integrates elements of science, math, ELA, social studies, ELA, and technology into a student-made product. It will combine student imagination, creativity, and problem solving skills as they travel through a rainforest.

There are 15 activities (1 page for each) for students to complete. Each page involves a problem or idea they must solve, recreate, or answer. Pages can vary from writing, math, map skills, real-world application, and problem solving.

***THIS RESOURCE IS NOW DIGITAL!***

There is a link to a Google Slides Version. Details below.

*This resource can be used for distance learning and e-learning.*

As students work through each page of the project, they will make their own decisions and choose the outcomes. By the end, all students will have completed the project, but each version will be based on user imagination, creativity, and knowledge base.

All pages can be geared towards multiple grade levels, although for some younger students the teacher may need to give more explicit instructions.

Students may choose to use textbooks, maps, computers, the Internet, and more to complete each page. They might even choose to work with a partner, but ultimately the choice is yours (as the teacher).

There are 18 printable pages. Hand them out one at a time or staple them all together at once. Choose whichever way works best in your classroom.

Pages include:

-The Expedition:

Informational page where students are asked to travel to a rainforest.

-Pack your bags: Writing

Students pick 8 items they will need on their trip (and tell why).

-What do you know: Science, Critical Thinking

A page to activate prior knowledge about jungles/rainforests.

-A Rainforest World: Social Studies, Map Skills

Students identify where rainforests are located on a world map.

-Jungle Supplies: Math

Students have a budget to buy supplies for their trip.

-Animal App: Technology

Students create an app based on rainforest animal they’re interested in.

-Animal inventory: Math

Students choose a total of 50 animals they saw in the jungle. This information will be used in later activities.

-Animal inventory, p2: Math, Science (classification)

Students sort and organize animals from the animal inventory.

-Layers of the Forest: Science

Students will draw animals into the illustrated layers of the rainforest.

-Journal Entries: ELA, Creative Writing

Four short writing prompts on issues students will encounter during their travels in the rainforest.

-Insect inquiry: Science, Creativity

Students have discovered a new bug! Draw, describe, give details about their discovery.

-Magazine Media: Art, Design

Students create a magazine cover about the rainforest.

Forestagram: Technology, Social Media

Just like Instagram, except they are in the forest, student will show what they’ve seen on their trip.

-The Adaptation Chain: Science

Students will pick an animal and look at it in the food chain and how adaptations play a role in life and survival.

-Mapping the Rainforest: Social Studies

Students create a map of the journey they traveled.

-The Forest Before Us: Critical Thinking, Science

Page filled with rainforest facts that students will use to create a letter, brochure, infographic, or rainforest tour.

***THIS RESOURCE IS NOW DIGITAL!***

ACCESSING THIS DIGITAL RESOURCE

What you need to get started:

1. Download Link for the Google Slide Product

2. Have access to the Internet and a Google Account. (FREE)

3. Open the file on your own Google Drive and engage while in the edit mode.

4. Printer access to print out the finished product. (OPTIONAL).

Beginning your Google Slides Project:

Before you begin editing/filling in your project, it is VERY important to first make a copy of the file, on your own Google Drive.

Once you make a copy of the original file it will enable you to edit it and make any changes.

After creating a copy of the resource you can decide which slides you would like to include and which ones to delete before you assign this as an assignment.

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