The purpose of this product is to get the students to learn about the science, technology, engineering and math involved in the understanding of time as it relates to major technological advances on a global scale. The goal is to get the students to make a connection to how the tracking and measuring of time helped create the Industrial Revolution, and helps us to understand the past, present, and future. Last, the movie gets students to think about the engineering grand challenge of how to solve climate change.
Before downloading this product you will need access to Netflix streaming video. In the search field of Netflix, you need to type in "How we Got to Now with Steven Johnson" The title of the documentary "Time" will be the second episode of season #1. It is approximately 55 minutes long.
Once you purchase this product, you will pass out the guided notes to the students, an have them read through the questions first. Next, you will tell the students that you will grade their answers because you have an answer key. This will force them to pay attention to the documentary, and learn key information.