Raystown Lake UBD (view)

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Unit 1
Persuasive Writing, letter, student voice, action, advocacy, Advocacy Science, research, earth's water systems, water system, systems, integrated, integration, collaboration, science, math, Chesapeake Bay, Hawn's Bridge Peninsula, critical thinking, data, cause and effect, real world problem, real-world problem, career, careers, Working Collaboratively, Engineer Design Thinking, Inquiry Based, Inquiry, Inquiry-based


Students will learn about the water cycle, watersheds, and point and non-point source pollution. Students will then apply this knowledge to take a position in the debate about the proposed development at Hawn's Bridge Peninsula at Raystown Lake and write a letter to the editor expressing their opinion. Pairs well with an Engineering Design Challenge or a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE).