Science | Ages 14 - 16
Following on from last lesson, students consider the impact of biodiversity protection methods on different groups of people by watching a series of stakeholder videos. They go on to prepare arguments for a debate in the next lesson. The context of the lesson is the proposal for a new community Marine Protected Area in Com and what different people think about this.
Brief (5 mins)
Students set themselves a minimum target and challenge target in their books, highlighting their expected progress. Students bullet point ideas as to what they think different members of the community want from the coral reef.
Stakeholder’s views (20 mins)
While watching the videos from the different reef stakeholders, students complete the table thinking about how the MPAs affect the different stakeholders.
Preparing arguments (20 mins)
Using information from the videos, students prepare an argument from a stakeholders’ point of view.
Tweeting (10 mins)
Students demonstrate their learning by composing a tweet about what they have learned.
Self-reflection (5 mins)
Students decide if they have met their targets set at the beginning of the lesson and reflect on the lesson’s importance in the context of the unit of work by answering the questions.