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About this STEM integrated learning scenario

This learning scenario about environment focuses on the topic of pollution. When implemented in the class, this lesson will allow students to study the consequences of pollution on the environment and consequently on our lives. Students will also reflect on possible solutions. They will discuss and reflect on everyday issues and habits to adopt, such as recycling, and students will be asked to look for information online. Besides, they will be able to contextualize the problem and examine it from an interdisciplinary angle as they will take part into activities that include statistics, reading, creating graphs and represent information with drawings and posters using various artistic techniques. Lastly, the robotics activities will improve the students’ design and programming skills and make them think about how modern technology can help men in real problems.

Author(s): Marzia Lunardi, Cristina Cesio, Amanda Francone

Subject(s): Mathematics, Technology, Art

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Related real- life questions

This learning scenario explores the following real-life questions:

  • How can terrestrial pollution affect your life?
  • What can you do to solve this problem?
  • Can you search for the requested information online?
  • Can you represent the information found?
  • How can technology help us find solutions and facilitate our day-to-day life?
  • Can you present the information using visual storytelling, visual tools or Art?

Related STEM Careers

With this learning scenario, students will have the opportunity to work with activities and materials that will introduce them to several potential STEM career paths, including:

  • Environmental scientist
  • Environmental engineer
  • Conservation scientist
  • Ecology experts
  • Biologist
  • Mathematician
  • Analyst
  • Technician
  • Engineer
  • Programmer

You can find related STEM jobs profiles on the STE(A)M IT repository:

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1 Comment


Anna-Maria · 22/04/2021 at 1:49 PM

Thank you. great lesson plan

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