Zoo PBL

What will you decide?

Project Based Learning: Explained.

Objectives

This will encompass many standards in:

Science

Reading

Math

Social Studies

What you will turn in

A Model of animal enclosure- may be digital or built and presented digitally (ie. puppet)

It will include dimensions of enclosure (area and perimeter)


A presentation of necessities to keep your animal living within the enclosure including:

Food per week

water

anything else it needs

Compelling Question

How can we, as biologist, recommend the best habitat for animals in our zoo?

Content Questions

How big must the enclosure be?

What living conditions are suitable for your animal?

What climate must be present for survival?

Where does your animal rank in the food chain?

What other animals would your animal be compatible with?

Journal 1

Key words-

zoologist

adaptations

food web/chain

predator

prey

carnivore

herbivore

omnivore

perimeter

area

supply

cost

map


Notes-Start with question

Pick 3 animals that could live in a zoo

You will have the opportunity to bid for your animal

collaboration team

where to start

Important project questions

Brief Tour of San Diego Zoo
Zoo Tour Popcorn Park