By Miranda Fadness
September 30, 2013
Consist of information and the actions
learners take to extract and comprehend
knowledge from that information ( P. 67).
Types of Absorb Activities
Stories by Teachers
information in a visual
Used to present logical
narrative and to
present a cause-effect
Used to education,
inform, and motivate
engaged by having a
We will be
Trailer for Arctic Tale
After watching this clip, before viewing the whole film we will do an activity.
1. Get together as a group and discuss.
2. Assessment: I will informally observe what the students already know about global warming as
a pre-assessment during the discussion.
3. Key Questions: What does this video show about global warming?
4. Follow Up Questions:
-Where did the ice that the polar bears live on go?
-Is it nature for the polar bears to struggle, or is something wrong?
-If the polar bears are struggling, how are other animals being affected?
Lessons to learn from the
The climate and interaction of animals in the polar
The way that Polar bears and Walruses work
together to survive a harsh climate.
The effects of global warming on the earth.
What can we do as humans?
Watch the full film through two class periods
After the film
Activity and Assessment
Students will discuss in small groups their thoughts on
global warming, and how they as kids can or cannot
make a difference. Each student will come up with
one study that they think scientists should perform to
help solve or learn more about global warming.
Assessment: Students will share their chosen study
with the class.
What are the effects of Global Warming?
Follow Up Questions
Follow Up Questions:
-Can I see, taste, smell, hear, or feel
-What can I change in my daily life to
help stop global warming?
-What kinds of studies could scientists do
to study climate change?
-What may happen if Global Warming
continues? ( Global Warming, 2013)
Arctic Tale Movie. (n.d.). Arctic Tale Movie. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from
Global Warming ASU. (n.d.).http://globalwarmingasu.wikispaces.com/. Retrieved
September 29, 2013, from globalwarmingasu.wikispaces.com/Lesson+Plan+2+-
Horton, W. (2012). E-Learning by design (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Wiley.