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Other

Description:

The Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloroethane (DDT) Quest has students pretend to be hired as an environmental consulting firm, and present the case for or against the reintroduction of DDT to fight the (fictitious) South Ramford River Virus (SRRV). Arguments will focus on: the possible routes of exposure to DDT for people and wildlife in the County; the risks and effects of exposure to DDT for humans and wildlife; the extent of the potential SRRV problem in Ramford County; and strategies for controlling the mosquito vector (short and long term).

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Grade 6,NSDL,Teaching strategies,Grade 8,Grade 9,Chemical properties,Middle School,Using technology,Life science,Mathematics,Careers,Grade 7,Chemistry,Upper Elementary,Science process skills,Grade 5,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Hypothesizing,Life Science,Analyzing data,Properties of materials,Plants,Chemical reactions,Animals,Interpreting data,Scientific habits of mind,Disease,Grade 10,Elementary School,Ecosystems,Inquiry learning,Physics,Community involvement,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184122201T,Science as inquiry,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,General,High School,Physical science,Education,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

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