What Will I Learn?
Our world’s climate is changing at an unprecedented rate and more than likely because of human interactions with our world.
Students will create Minecraft worlds illustrating the process of climate change within the atmosphere and physical earth.
Students will design and build a sustainable home on sustainable land to withstand the process of climate change.
Students will make design changes as they research the connections with the real world related to the creation of environmentally sustainable homes.
Students will construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs.
Students will build a sustainable home that can withstand weather changes and help human survival.
Students will create a real-world sustainable home that simulates possibilities of future experiences.
o If the earth were inhabitable, what would that look like?
o What is climate change?
o What is the difference between climate change in the atmosphere versus the physical earth?
o What can we do to slow process of climate change?
o How can we slow the process of climate change?
o How can we design and build sustainable environments such as homes and land?
Independent or cooperative group activity choices
• Option One: Design and create an environmentally sustainable plot of land with an environmentally sustainable home.
• Option Two: Design and create an environmentally sustainable plot of land with an environmentally sustainable building or business.