Example units

The units highlighted below have been developed and tested in secondary science classrooms.  They are not perfect, but they will give you a great start in integrating model-based inquiry into your classroom! (Note: For even more examples created with a previous version of the template, click here!)

Life Science

LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

Why are cases of Lyme disease increasing in the US and being experienced differently among some racial and ethnic groups?

Lyme Unit_MBI Unit Template v3.docx

Earth and space science

ESS1: Earth's Place in the Universe

Why are there different rock layers across the canyons of the Grand Staircase and how can these layers help us understand the deep history of the Colorado Plateau?

Grand Canyon_MBI Unit Template v3