This activity includes opportunities for both formative and summative assessment.
- Check for student understanding of the reading using the Questions, Connections, Questions Reading Strategy Educator Resource
- Use 4.4 Grading Global Computer Model Worksheet to check for student understanding after the activity is over.
- Check for changes in students’ predictions and strategies for predicting based on Assessing the Big Idea Probe: What Would Happen if We Cut Fossil Fuel Use in Half
- Compare your students’ summaries of what they learned and questions to the suggestions on Assessing the Learning Tracking Tool for Human Energy Systems
Watch the Pumphandle video a few times to allow students to ask questions and to check for comprehension of the many different components of the video.