Cheyanne Taylor-Pacheco
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In this project, students will answer the essential question: "Should we save the trees?" Specifically, the unit examines the controversial removal by PG&E of old-growth trees in the City of Oroville.

In Language Arts, students read informational texts, examine civil disobedience, and argue a position.

In Intro to Programming, students will research software development methods and utilize a web crawler to gather information from various sites about tree removal.

The Earth Science class will review natural resources, discuss the importance of maintaining a sustainable environment and analyze the environmental impact of cutting down old growth sycamore trees.

This unit is brought to you by Cheyanne Taylor-Pacheco (CTE Computer Science), Doug Carroll (ELA) and Kelly Rash (Science) with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team and detailed coordination provided by the Course Team Lead Gregg Witkin.


Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Software and Systems Development
K-12 Subjects
  • English-Language Arts
  • Science
    • Earth & Space Science

Software Development Models: Exploring Agile (Scrum) and Waterfall (CTE)

Introduction to Natural Resources: Developing an Argument using CER (Science)

Save the Trees Controversy: Identifying Tone, Point of View and Bias (ELA)

Impact of Natural Energy Resource Use on the Environment (Science)

How Do Search Engines Work? (CTE)

Save the Trees: DBQ Trivia Night (ELA)

Natural Gas: A Closer Look (Science)

Learning the Syntax: Your First Web Crawler Lesson (CTE)

Natural Gas Distribution (Science)

Save the Trees: The Literature of Civil Disobedience (ELA)

Building a Web Crawler: Crawling Multiple Pages (CTE)

Save the Trees - Synthesis Essay (ELA)