Lesson Plan

Bridge Project

World Geography, Technology and Innovation, Globalization
Faith C.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades 7, 8
My Subjects Social Studies
Objectives

Students will be able to...

The importance of bridges in terms of transportation, communication and economy.

Subjects
Social Studies
Grades 7 - 8
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1 Video: Bridge Failures- The Hook

Padlet
Free, Paid

This would be an introduction to grab attention and get students to discuss what did they noticed as the bridge collasped and how this may explained by weaknesses in design or other reasons.

GETTING THE IDEAS OUT IN THE OPEN AND IN PLAY.

 

Student Instructions

Students could used Padlet ( any other mass class application) to post on a classroom electronic board displayed on smartboard or  class community shared board to give feedback/ share ideas.

2 Direct Instruction-

Evernote
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Compare and Contrast-

What is a bridge and what is not a bridge?

 

Student Instructions

Identify the components of the bridge?

 

Extension: How could this definition be modified and still fall into the perimeters.