EDUCATE > COAST CONNECTIONS > SANDY SHORES
Authentic Projects for DQ1:
Authentic Projects of DQ2:
Authentic Projects of DQ3:
Entry Event: Invite A Guest Speaker:
Invite a Community Partner to visit your classroom right at the start of the unit lends a great sense of authenticity to student investigations. Some potential experts to invite for this project include:
Ask your Guest Speaker to share with your students:
Even better — invite multiple guest speakers from different organizations to participate in a panel discussion! Get the ball rolling by asking the above questions, then invite students to ask their own questions. Hearing the diverse perspectives of different professionals is a unique opportunity for students, and will help promote engagement and understanding when they choose their Projects.
Need more guidance? Check out our Guide to Working with Community Partners for tips on engaging partners in student projects, from beginning to end!
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CHOOSE YOUR DRIVING QUESTION BELOW:
DQ1: Why are our sandy beaches special? (Learner Level: Beginner)
DQ2: How can we take care of sandy beaches? (Learner Level: Developing)
DQ3: Why do we need to restore Oregon's dunes? (Learner Level: Advanced)