Science

Curriculum Embedded Task
Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Cynthia Riddle
Christy Bennich
Jan Powell
0
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Science
3
Elementary (K-5)

Prior to starting this module, students have been taught how to write a persuasive letter in their ELA class. In this module, students will be writing a letter to their local senator. This module will promote students' knowledge of weather related hazards as well as design solutions made for...

The Nervous System

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Ashley J. Allen
Cory Duty
3
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Science
Biology
11, 12
High (9-12)

This module is a study of the nervous system with a focus on integration and coordination. Students will draw on content studied during the unit and their readings of primary and secondary sources about the nervous system to write an informational essay. The focal point of this module is...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Erin Coker
Eva Bridgeforth
Bridgett Bird
0
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Science
6
Middle (6-8)

After learning about water as a resource and the challenges the Earth's population faces, this module asks students to propose a solution for maintaining Colorado's water supply. Students will explore methods of conservation, finding a new water supply and recycling and/or reusing water. This...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Erin Coker
0
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Science
Chemistry
11, 12
High (9-12)

With recent concerns about climate change and rising oil prices, the world is looking for alternative and cleaner energy sources. One possible solution is nuclear power; however, there are advantages and disadvantages to consider.

In this extended writing task (LDC module), students will...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Susan Weston
0
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Science
Biology
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

Students trace a development process that began with answering questions, continued with rapid iterations of potential solutions to design problems, and culminated in the Nobel-prize-winning, health-care- transforming medication. Then they organize what they have learned into a succinct but...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Melissa L. Workman
0
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Interdisciplinary
Science
3, 4
Elementary (K-5)

In this module, students will investigate the effect that weathering, erosion and deposition have on the Earth's surface. The students will interact with text and develop an understanding of these processes and how they work together to impact the Earth.

NOTE: This module could be taught...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Cathy Y. Sligh
0
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Science
Biology
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

The use of genetically modified organisms by the food industry has become a controversial issue. Students will read various texts about the pros and cons of genetically modified organisms. They will

develop and support an argument about whether GMOs will benefit or harm society....

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Anne B. Barrios
Nathan W. Cotten
Brandy L. Jackson
Leah Gautreaux
0
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Science
Physics
9, 10
High (9-12)

When thinking of car design, students usually only think of the shape (aerodynamics) of the car when they think of design. Through this module, students will better understand that design encompasses more than shape. Force and motion are a unit that covers speed, velocity, acceleration, weight,...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Marie Conway
0
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Interdisciplinary
Science
5
Elementary (K-5)

Students will read informative articles and that highlight the effects of different types of food on their health. Students will explore the websites of fast food restaurants to review the nutritional facts of the foods offered. Students will then conduct a close reading of the texts while...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Lisa A. Riggenbach
Sara Maurer
0
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Science
3, 4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

This unit is designed for students as a final project to connect learning they have done in content areas of Science and Social Studies throughout the year. They have already learned about landforms, rocks, soils, and have some research experience. Students will record all information for this...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Audrey R. Mazzotta
David L. Abbott
Jan Powell
Amanda S. Gaither
0
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English / Language Arts
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

In this module, students investigate deforestation of Africa. The module is designed for a science, social studies, and language arts teacher to divide the reading materials and mini-tasks so that students are working on some tasks in science class, some in social studies, and the remaining in...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Claire Hampel
Peter DeWitt
Kelly M. Gaier Evans
David Chase
0
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Science
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

This module has been developed from the Battelle Design Module Template. The Squirmy Science module, which addresses life science standards, is for middle school students who are new to the design process. The class is taught within the context of a STEM school that has an eight-week science...

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Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE), The New York City Teacher Design Team
Michal Lomask
0
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Science
9
High (9-12)

In the Science, Technology and Society Position Paper tasks students will explore issues related to the impact of science and technology on society and the environment. Students will search the internet for relevant and credible scientific data. Based on the data they collect, they will make...

Educational Testing Service (ETS)
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The purpose of this report is to describe a science competency model and 3 related learning progressions, which were developed by applying the CBAL™ approach (Bennett & Gitomer, 2009) to the domain of middle school science. The Cognitively Based Assessment of, for, and ...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Achieve
0
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Science
7, 8
Middle (6-8)

In this task, students will use their understanding of how natural selection leads to the predominance of certain traits in a population and the suppression of others to explain the frequencies of traits in a bacterial population and to consider the impact an antibiotic has on a bacterial...

Rubrics
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
0
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Science
9, 10, 11, 12

This NGSS-aligned common analytic rubric assesses students' ability to design an experiment, develop and use models, and analyze and interpret data within the discpline of science. 

Rubrics
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
0
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Science
9, 10, 11, 12

This NGSS-aligned common analytic rubric assesses students' ability to articulate a science-related issue, make a claim, identify evdience, justify a claim, and evaluate an argument within the discpline of science.