Today we completed our 3rd immunity challenge after checking the homework from last night. After that we finished up our PBL and began working on completing an explanatory paragraph to the Cobb-Marietta Water Authority as well as an illustration depicting the solution to preventing leaky pipes in the subway.
Homework tonight is read chapter 13 section 1 from the online textbook.
Today we are going to continue to work on our PBL (the letter and illustration) for about 20-25 more minutes and we will complete it for homework. After the students spent time working with their groups on the PBL, we began learning about Earth's oceans (ch. 13 section 1). The students completed their 13.1 notes, colored their ocean maps and began working on a guided worksheet for 13.1.
Homework tonight is to finish your PBL and your 13.1 notes
Here is some helpful information regarding our PBL (Science court):
School address - Hightower Trail Middle School
3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd.
Marietta, GA 30062
Cobb water authority address - Stephen D. McCullers
Cobb-Marietta Water Authority
1170 Atlanta Industrial Drive
Marietta, GA 30066
For the letter:
You need to include a topic sentence (5 pts.), 3-4 supporting details (15 pts.) and a persuasive conclusion (5pts.)
For the illustration:
Diagram (15 pts) and explanation of solution (10pts)
The remaining 50 pts is the answers to the questions from part 1, 2 and 3.