Item Number: INT-ENVIRONMENT
Technology Integration: Geography, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Technology Skill: Desktop Publishing, Graphics, Word Processing
Program: Word, Publisher, Microsoft Office
Includes: Environmental Lessons, Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Review Questions, Extension Activities, TechnoEnvironment Parent Letter, TechnoEnvironment Certificate, Summary of Skills Checklist, Postcard Checklist, Postcard Marking Sheet, Poster Checklist, Poster Marking Sheet, Pamphlet Checklist, Pamphlet Marking Sheet, Environment Internet Favorites, Postcard Template, Banner Template, Pamphlet Template, Postcard Sample, Poster Sample, Pamphlet Sample, Environmental Fact Sheets (acid rain, clear cutting, endangered reefs, fuel emissions, garbage, global warming, invasive species, kudzu invasion, mining, nuclear energy, oil sands, plastic pollution, poaching, water consumption)
Session 1: Research the Topic
Research an environmental issue including cause, harmful effects, and solutions.
Session 2: Postcards from the Edge
Send a postcard to a friend asking them for help with an environmental issue.
Session 3: Help Wanted!
Design an environmental poster using advanced Publisher skills.
Session 4: Educate the Public
Urge public involvement. Begin to create a three-fold, double-sided pamphlet.
Session 5: Solve the Problem
Make a comparison table about a solution to the environmental problem.
Session 6: Take an Environmental Quiz
Build a quiz about the environmental topic to encourage understanding of the facts.
Optional Environmental Lessons using Publisher
The World is Not your Trash Can: Make a postcard.
More Plastic than Plankton: Create a poster.
Environmental Map: Spread an environmental alert.
Environmental Conference: Share research with peers.
Save the Earth Calendar: Highlight an event.