All three Special Education classes are participating in Project-Based Learning (PBL): Wildlife School. We have grades K-5, mixed ability grouping with about 80 students. This is a multi-year project.
What can SA STEM Magnet students create to disseminate accurate information to help our community co-exist with the black bears that live in our ecosystem?
Marzano’s Instructional Strategies, DQ2, 12:
Helping Students Record and Represent Knowledge
ELA Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.6:
Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
NGSS Standard: MS-LS2-1:
Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.
With Much Appreciation, Our PBL Is Funded By
- Albuquerque Public Schools Education Foundation's Horizon Grant
- Intel STEM Grant
2019-2020 Trail Camera Photos
We placed one trail camera and left it there for 2 weeks. Students realized that it was not a good place as we only captured any animal on 4 times during this time. We'll conduct another habitat survey to find a better place for the camera.