Project Look Sharp from Ithaca College has been producing media literacy lessons since 1996 and a number focus on science. The general approach is to have students evaluate the messages in two or more contrasting media examples. Often the topics generate emotional reactions. In this case, the key question raised is whether drinking water is just a commodity to be sold or a basic, free resource. Source: Project Look Sharp (Registration required.)

Level(s): Middle, High
Discipline(s): Biology
# of Periods: <1 Lesson Plan? Yes Classroom Ready? Yes Students Actively Practice? –

Categories: For Educators, Grades: High, Grades: Middle, Instructional Materials, Science