Biodiversity and Deforestation:  The Destruction and Growth of Borneo
Grade(s): 4-5
Subject(s): STE(A)M
Number of Students: 24
Objectives: Connect places on a map to images and descriptions in order to create a living diagram based on the data collected.


Essential Question: Is deforestation good for Borneo?
Guiding Questions: What are the benefits of deforestation, mono culturalism, and Urban Development?
Vocabulary:
Rain Forest
Biodiversity
Deforestation
Monoculture
Urban Development


One of the main jobs of a field biologist - or a person who studies nature by going out and collecting evidence - is to collect evidence from the world around them in order to understand it better. During this lesson you will travel around the exotic island of Borneo located in the South China Sea. All resources are free and linked to on the lesson plan document.

NGSS

3-LS4-3. Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.

CCSS ELA

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.9
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.7
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.4

ISTE Standards

6c :
Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.

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