Title: Interdependence: How are we connected?
National Geographic Global Closet Calculator Web Address URL:
[SS2010] GHS (3) 7: Describe the relationship between locations of resources and patterns of population distribution.Digital Tool Description: The Global Closet Calculator is an interactive tool that allows students to see how we are connected to other countries through the use of resources. The first part of the interactive shows students how their clothes connect them globally. In the second part, the students will have to make critical decisions as they follow the journey of making a pair of blue jeans or an MP3 player.
Title: The Energy Saver
Energy and the Environment Web Address URL:
[SC2015] (4) 5: Compile information to describe how the use of energy derived from natural
renewable and nonrenewable resources affects the environment (e.g., constructing
dams to harness energy from water, a renewable resource, while causing a loss of
animal habitats; burning of fossil fuels, a nonrenewable resource, while causing
an increase in air pollution; installing solar panels to harness energy from the
sun, a renewable resource, while requiring specialized materials that
necessitate mining).Digital Tool Description: The interactive games on how to save energy in our environment allow students to enhance their knowledge on energy saving equipment and explore ways to save energy in our environment around us.