Create connections by comparing wall garden to classroom/home garden, ask what plants they recognize and what's new to them.
Most effective elements: hands on science activities (water tables, microscopes, engineering), live creatures. - Eva Friedman
Possible questions: What effects can people have on wildlife? Name at least 1 one positive effect and one negative effect. - Julia Dalton
Questions: Q1: How might we replicate this wall garden in our classroom? Q2: What are some problems you learned about in the Charles river and how might you work to fix them? Q3: Write a short story including some of the elements of the river you learned about from the perspective of a creature who lives in the river. - Eva Friedman
This moving web is linked by two cameras on the top that are synced to two buoys that capture data that gets translated into real time wave patterns.
This interactive board allows students to look at different sources of patterns in real life and adjust the pattern to create new ones. They can easily use this activity to relate to patterns in math and science such as Fibonacci numbers.
Brain Coral Pattern
ACTIVITY 04 - DESIGN CHALLENGE