Strategies to develop students' attitudes towards the problem, motivation, and overall mindfulness:
Recycling on a personal level has been addressed the first semester with schoolwide recycling of aluminum, paper, ink jets, eyeglasses, and plastic. Thus, overall mindfulness has been established.
Activities While Using the Computer
Students will work at the computer groups
Students will be divided into teams of 3. Team duties will be: read from the scavenger hunt list, operate the keyboard, and make note of recyclables throughout the city. The activity will be timed for 30 minutes with duties being switched every 10 minutes.
Activities After Using the Computer
After using the computer, teams will tally items found on the scavenger hunt and complete their list of recyclables found in Recycle City.
By utilizing teams, the entire class will be engaged on computers at the same time.
Students will be assessed by means of:
Included in the assessment:
Teams will present a tally of items found on the scavenger hunt along with their list of recyclable items or ideas found within the city.