Sail Like an Egyptian: Alternative Energy

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn the importance of conserving resources, and the different types of resources in the world. They will learn the method and practices that engineers go through when designing objects. Finally, students will be asked to work as a group of engineers by following the engineering design model to design the most stable and fastest invention that does not use gasoline or electricity to navigate the Nile River. This lesson is modified for English Language Learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Heather L. Moll
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
4 periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
10: The characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence