To The Rescue: Simple Machines

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn how plastic toys, accidently dumped in the ocean, have traveled to faraway places. They will use geography skills to map the ducks and then engineer a solution to this real-world problem. This lesson has adaptations for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Heather Jones
Grade Range: 
2-3
Duration: 
5 class 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: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
14: How human actions modify the physical environment