Unit 6: Reflecting on My Role as a Citizen of the World
In this unit, students will reflect on what they have learned by participating in this project and consider how they have grown personally, professionally, and as a citizen of the world valuing other cultures.
Please read the introduction to this curriculum before beginning any lessons.
6 - 12 grade or equivalent
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Performance Expectations:
Middle and high school:
Asking questions and defining problems
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
5E Unit Element:
Ecological Society of America 4DEE Framework:
Enduring Understandings (the Big Ideas)
Students will understand that:
Creating lasting change requires dedication, perseverance, knowledge-building, and collaboration with others
Putting in effort and practicing new skills in pursuit of goals is necessary for success and personal growth
Many global wicked problems such as biocultural diversity loss and climate change can be addressed collaboratively at a local level
What skills have I learned through participating in this project that I can apply to other important areas of my life?
What have I learned about my own values through participating in this project?
Are there other challenges in society that I can apply my knowledge and skills to address?
Contributions to class discussion
Quality of teamwork
Reflections in student journals
Journal entries describing key takeaways from this lesson