Learners at Tecumseh East would like to invite the Tecumseh Learning Community to attend their Water Unit Showcases on November 20 from 12:10 pm-2:10 pm and November 21 from 8:20 am-10:40 am at Tecumseh East STEAM Center (600 Herrick Park Dr).
The showcase is the culmination of the learners first Project-Based Learning Unit on water conservation. They learned all about water as a resource and how many people in the world do not have access to clean water. As part of the unit, they read the book A Long Walk to Water to kick off the unit.
Learners were able to decide what inspired them about the idea of water conservation, and while some choose to do projects on topics from
Working with the charity Water for South Sudan, the learners hope to raise $5000 to co-sponsor the construction of a new well. They have set up a GoFundMe Campaign and will be holding a number of other raffles and sales during the two days of the showcase. They hope to have a significant amount of the money raised by December, which is the well-drilling season in Sudan.
After Thanksgiving the learners at Tecumseh East will transition into their next Project-Based Learning Unit about "Power." Also coming up in December Tecumseh West STEAM Center learners will present a showcase on their PBL Unit about "Space."