provides support in understanding parts per million, an important
topic for understanding toxicity in human health. Other topics
addressed in the math strand are: Cartesian coordinates, the
metric system of measurement, biomagnification, population
density, statistics, and data analysis.
by this unit
are available on the individual lessons. To reach a lesson,
just click on its title. To see connecting
lessons in science, social studies, and language arts return
to the ‘Cultures
and Cycles’ unit page.
Each big idea
is addressed by a learning
cycle. At the completion of each big idea’s learning
cycle students should be able to answer the corresponding question.
At the end of the unit, the students will be able to apply their
new scientific understanding to the Major
Project where they provide a public service message that
is checked in advance by local public health officials for accuracy.