- We ask: What do you want to know about viruses?
- We construct: Booklets about viruses and health
- We learn: Steps of the Scientific Method. Mandarin vocabulary relating to disease and health.
This Project Based Learning (PBL) unit gives children space to explore what Virus is. Students were guided to make observations, ask questions, form assumptions, and research for answers. They are natural scientists!
Through this process, the class also understood how habits such as washing hands and eating healthy meals could help us fend off viruses and stay healthy.
Social Emotional Learning Opportunity
Via this first PBL unit in the school year, our teachers showed the students that PlayThrive is a safe place where they can freely ask questions, give creative assumptions, and be supported by the teacher and the class community.