CDB: Collaboration, Design, and (Eco)Bricks
Participate and share : Poster
Lesley Allan Maggie Lorenz Patty Steele
Discover how two schools used collaboration, design and EcoBricks to help a community recycle plastics. Learn how to start an EcoBrick project, the challenges and solutions, and lessons that support library/technology standards. Leave with the start of an EcoBrick!
|Audience:||Library media specialists, Principals/head teachers, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Topic:||Project-, problem- & challenge-based learning|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
Participants will understand the challenges and goals of the Williston EcoBrick project.
Participants will be given the resources to start their own EcoBrick project.
Participants will be given their own starter EcoBrick.
Instructional Resource: Google Slides
Content: How two schools collaborated, designed, and built EcoBrick objects/structures.
Activity: Participants will be given a starter EcoBrick
Time (30 minutes): EcoBrick package given at the door, 5 minute introduction. 20 minute presentation with peer-to-peer interaction and EcoBrick activity. 5 minute Q&A.
Ecobricks: Plastic Transition. (2020, September 29). Ecobricks.Org. https://www.ecobricks.org/
Ecobricks. (2015, August 24). How to Make Ecobricks. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQYsXxHKgMk&ab_channel=Ecobricks
GBH. (2020, October 6). The Design Process. PBS LearningMedia. https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/adptech12.sci.engin.design.idsprocess/the-design-process/
Mouton, S. (2019, July 25). Are ecobricks the answer to plastic pollution? Phys.Org. https://phys.org/news/2019-07-ecobricks-plastic-pollution.html
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