Resource Provision post

Then   look at the table below which looks at how Bloom’s Taxonomy might be used in   a curricular area such as ecosystems. Complete the table below – the first   one has been completed for you (a word copy of the table is available in the   Resources section of this subject). There are no right and wrong answers for   column 3 but you will see that the questions become more complex and you   might also think of the grade level when students would tackle such   questions.

 

Objective

Question

Resources/Web   2.0 tool

Knowledge

What is   an ecosystem?

Dictionary   – print or online or basic textbook, eg. Wordnik, Visuwords

Knowledge

Define   an ecosystem and list the varieties that are found in South Australia.

Atlas –   print or online, map – print or online, textbook, google search

Comprehension

List   the different parts of the ecosystem and explain what they do.

Create   powerpoint using photos from flikr or instagram

Comprehension

Compare   a marine ecosystem with one from another area of our state.

Spreadsheet,   simpleminds, mindmapping tools, draw venn for ipad

Application

Using a   diagram, show how the water cycle operates in an ecosystem.

Textbook,   the water cycle app for ipad, youtube

Application

Demonstrate   what happens when humans interfere with the water cycle.

Youtube,   imovie, make a comic strip app

Analysis

Contrast   the natural water cycle with that used by our community.

Continue   with imovie

Analysis

Examine   an ecosystem that has been damaged by human interference. Avoided how?

Textbook,   youtube, guest speaker (or if not possible to get them to come in use adobe   connect or skype)

Synthesis

Identify   an unspoilt ecosystem and design a way of preserving it.

Poster   design, phoster, pic collage

Synthesis

How   would preserving our local ecosystems enhance our environment?

Blog   discussion, edmodo

Evaluation

Is it   reasonable that people pollute our waterways? Defend your answer.

Debate   in class, followed by essay

Evaluation

Assess   the impact of pollution in our local waterways.

Excursion   to CSIRO or to a local river with a guide, students collect evidence of   pollution and use prezi to present

 

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