Droughts and Floods Unit: This is a draft unit intended for Field Test Teachers Only
How do changes in Earth’s system impact our communities and what can we do about it?
On this page, you will find all the materials needed for the Earth's Resources and Human Impact unit. A student-facing webpage is available at: https://www.classroomopensciedfieldtest.org/droughtsfloods
The materials include: The full teacher edition, all the lab procedures and teacher masters, access to PowerPoints or Google slides for each lesson, access to all interactives and videos, a digital copy of the student edition, and downloadable student handouts for printing and use in student notebooks.
Lesson 4 Teacher Guide Obtaining Information, References for Snowpack
Lesson 5 Teacher Guide Key 1, Key 2, DQB Check-in Initial Explanation, Peer Feedback Instructions & Guidelines, Revised Explanation, Alaska Graphs & Notes Page, Wildfires Reading, Video Transcript,
Lesson 14 Teacher Guide
Accompanying Standards; Project Rubric Peer Feedback Assessment and Guidelines
Additional Teacher Materials
Lesson 1: Porterville Video on YouTube
Jamboard (make a copy for your use)
Lesson 2: NOAA Climate at a Glance
Lesson 6: Optional Links:
Readable - to adjust reading levels
Lesson 7: Modified PhET Simulation
Lesson 8: Drilling Ice Cores YouTube Link (7:31-8:52 only)
Lesson 9: Global CO2 Emissions on YouTube
Lesson 12: UCAR Climate Model
Lesson 14: Carbon Emissions Calculator
Lesson 15: Imagine the Future Video on YouTube
Green Ambassadors on YouTube (1:03 to 3:32 only)
If you cannot play videos from this player, they are all available here.
Remote Teaching Resources
If you use these resources, please make a copy to your personal Google Drive and then edit as you need. There are all in this folder.
Instructions for using these resources is explained here.
Lesson 1: Headline Activity (Jamboard)
Lesson 2: Sharing Case Site Analysis (Jamboard)
Lesson 3: Use Lab and NASA videos in player above
Lesson 5: Initial Water Story Explanation
Lesson 6: Concentration of Gases in the Atmosphere
Lesson 7: Gases in the Atmosphere (Jamboard)
Use Lesson 7 Molecules in Motion Video in player above
Lesson 8: Use Lesson 8 Videos above to substitute for the investigation
Lesson 10: Digital Dice Game
Use Lesson 10 Virtual Demonstration Video above
Lesson 12: Solutions Based on Criteria (Google Draw)
Lesson 13: Table of Solutions (Jamboard)
Lesson 14: Digital Carbon Scoreboard (Google Sheet)
Lesson 16: Tweet Blizzard Activity (Google Doc)