Guiding Thought Question: Just like a thesis when writing a paper, why is a proper question so important when conducting an inquiry?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will begin the process of understanding the use of field data collection for informed government action by learning about field data collection techniques and planning a data collection on their own to make recommendations for governmental action in their own community.
Central Question: What is the importance of a well crafted research question in collecting data? (HS.1.2.a, HS.1.2.c)
Guiding Thought Question: What are any last minute questions you have before today's exam?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will test their knowledge on the concepts covered in Unit I by completing a written test.
Central Question: What are the core principles behind the formation of the United State governmental system and how do those ideas relate to environmentalism? (1.1.a, 1.1.b, 1.2.a, 1.2.b, 1.2.c)
Guiding Thought Question: Look over the slogan of the National Parks Service (as inscribed on the gate to Yellowstone National Park), and explain how the slogan relates to the purpose of protecting lands and environmental conservation in general.
Today's Learning Objective: Students will examine how conservation is connected to the rights of citizenship by looking at how the preservation of land benefits people, and how they can be influential in the political process.
Central Question: In what ways is the U.S. Government of the people? by the people? and for the people? (1.2.c)
Environmental Policy Class Forum
Welcome to the Forum! Here is where you will be answering your daily warm-up questions. Please do not enter your last name for privacy reasons, and you may use a nickname if you would like (Just make sure Mr. Tredinnick is aware of the nickname you are using). Write out thoughtful responses to the forums on the days they are assigned. If you miss a day please take it upon yourself to complete the Forum you missed. Each Forum has the targeted Learning Objective(s) there so you can see what the focus of the day's class will be.