Explore a problem by imagining how a superhero’s special powers could be used to find a solution.
In this activity, students learn a thinking strategy to help them see a problem in a different way and find new solutions. Students imagine how a superhero’s special power could be applied to a problem and generate new ways to solve it. While this activity uses examples related to water conservation, other examples could be used to help nurture the curricular competency of applying and innovating.
Throughout the activity consider how well students:
Guide students in using the “Assessing my ability to develop new ideas” rubric during the activity.
Play a game to see how bats help farmers and their crops.
Discover fun facts about bats, and their role in our ecosystems.
Create and perform skits to teach others about protecting bats.
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