Sensible Science

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Understand how scientific methods may be applied to environmental situations
  • Look at a variety of problems to understand that the same basic scientific approach may be applied to both large- and small-scale situations

Curriculum Connections

Grade 7 Science: Interactions and Ecosystems
  • STS 4 Describe the relationships among knowledge, decisions and actions in maintaining life-supporting environments; describe and interpret examples of scientific investigations that serve to inform environmental decision-making; illustrate, through examples, the limits of scientific and technological knowledge in making decisions about life-supporting environments.

Length of Activity

1.5 hours

Materials List

  • Sensible Science Backgrounder
  • Sensible Science Learner Worksheet
  • Sensible Science Learner Worksheet Answer Key

Online Lesson Format