Unit 7.4 “The Stuff We Use and Where it Comes From”: Life Cycle of Building Materials
Students use product life cycle models to explore the relationships between the things we manufacture and use to meet society's needs and the natural resources utilized to make these things. Throughout the unit students are challenged to discover and use scientific evidence to select the best wall insulation material for a community building.
Unit Challenge Question: How can growing societies reduce impacts on earth systems and conserve natural resources through their choice of building materials?
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