New Jersey’s Use of Resources Lisa Solmose Science Coordinator New Jersey Department of Education NJDOE International Learning Initiatives Partnership for 21st Century Skills Member Global Perspectives tied to NJCCCS 2009 Revision Interdisciplinary Project-Based Learning Scenarios
New Jersey Department of Education
Serve as a catalyst to position 21st century skills at the center of US K-12 education by building collaborative partnerships among education, business, community and government leaders
6.1.12.B.16.a: Explain why natural resources (i.e., fossil fuels, food, and water) continue to be a source of conflict, and analyze how the United States and other nations have addressed issues concerning the distribution and sustainability of natural resources.
8.1.4.C.1: Engage in online discussions with learners in the United States or from other countries to understand their perspectives on a global problem or issue.
7.1.NM.A.5:Demonstrate comprehension of brief oral and written messages using age- and level-appropriate, culturally authentic materials on familiar topics.
Design and develop a prototype of a recreational device that harnesses the power of children playing to extract fresh groundwater. Write a business plan and grant proposal to obtain funding to launch your non-profit organization to manufacture a product that allows communities to obtain fresh water.