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Author
CTE Online Admin
Created
5 years ago
Last Updated
6 months ago
Description
This two-week unit takes students through a scenario where they act as employees for a mock company called World EcoTouch WET, an environmental consulting firm.

In addition to the CTE/STEM focus of the unit/project lessons, educators will find academic lessons in Science, Math and English Language-Arts (ELA) that supplement the primary core area of study.

The structure of this unit and the materials contained within it were created by Joshua Bradley (CTE), Brianna Kleinschmidt (ELA), Lee Aidt (math), and Andrea Jenest (science) with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team and detailed coordination provided by the Course Specialist Robert Kuintzle.
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Standards

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Industries / Pathways
  • Energy, Environment, and Utilities Energy, Environment, and Utilities
K-12 Subjects
  • English-Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

The Big Spill: Introduction Lesson (1 of 4)

The Big Spill: Ceriodaphnia - It's a Life or Death Situation (2 of 4)

The Big Spill: Selenastrum - Single Cell Survival (3 of 4)

The Big Spill: Client Reporting (4 of 4)

Exponential Functions (Math)

pH and Logarithms (Math)

Plan of Action (ELA)

Fact vs. Fiction in Op-Ed Articles (ELA)

Who's that Bug? (Science)

Breaking News Video - The Big Spill

CTE Institute 2014: the Big Spill

Understanding Water Quality (Science)

The Big Spill - Students in Action