8th graders will explore the past, present, and future of the Sonoran Desert. They will analyze how past events affect us today and how our actions might affect the future. Students will analyze problems in the novel Walker of Time, and connect them to current issues in the Sonoran Desert. They will choose one of these topics and complete a qualitative or quantitative research project. Students will create a digital product to showcase their learning during this unit. The unit will culminate with student presentations of their learning.
Sonoran Desert Studies Focus