Creating a Digital Ecosystem

Grade Levels: 4-8 | Duration: 4 sessions (45-60 minutes each)

After learning about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, consider how to create a digital ecosystem that collects environmental data by designing an app for global good.
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Grade Levels: 4-8

Duration: 4 sessions (45-60 minutes each)

Objectives: Students will:

  • Explain the role data plays in solving problems.
  • Consider how citizen scientists could contribute toward building a digital ecosystem for the environment.
  • Create designs for key pages of an environmental app that inspires action and collects data related to a sustainable development focus area.
  • Review and optimize their app design in order to facilitate global use.