ABSTRACT

This chapter provides an overview of the Habitats Local and Far Away module. In this module, students will investigate habitats on a global scale, with a focus on understanding the role of habitats in species endangerment and developing an action plan to educate others about how humans can support the species’ survival. This chapter describes the objectives that drive the module and the Save the Species student challenge. Also included are descriptions of how students will use STEM Research Notebooks throughout the module, prerequisite student skills, how module content supports students’ self-regulated learning, differentiation strategies, assessment information for the module, and a module timeline.