Environmental Entrepreneurs

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An ant that won't go away is called a permanent. Learners compare and contrast two mechanical controls for pests in this 11th activity of the series. Based on their comparisons, scholars choose the control they would invest in and give reasonings. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Model how to fill in Handout 3—Written Document Analysis Worksheet—the first time it appears in the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Preread articles and determine if they should be read aloud, individually, or as a class
  • Depending upon speed of reading, discussions, and work completed, the activity may take more than one class period
Pros

  • Includes handouts, readings, worksheet, rubric, and insect information
  • Contains follow-through activity where learners create their own pest control mechanical device 
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS