Emerging Technologies

Grade Levels: 7-12 | Duration: Three 60-minute sessions

Examine environmental issues through the lens of four emerging technologies. Working in teams, students consider the challenges these technologies might face if they were adopted in their own communities.

Grade Levels: 7-12

Duration: Three 60-minute sessions

Concepts/Skills: Sustainability, problem-solving, systems design, presentation skills

Objectives: Students will:

  • Evaluate four emerging technologies and the impact they could have on their community and the broader environmental crisis.
  • Identify problems facing one of the technologies based on background information and research.
  • Work in groups to develop a solution to these challenges.
  • Present their solution to their peers with a short pitch.