I learned that homeless were frequently getting kidnapped by corrupt doctors and surgeons who played a major role in organ trafficking. We changed our driving question once just to make it simpler. We changed our driving question just a little bit because our mentor teacher said that people might not understand or misinterpret our question. We hope to find a pattern or series of events that lead up to organ trafficking. For instance, maybe we can find out what causes it and how it can be prevented. Everything is going good. My group members are working well together..(ALL ARTICLES ARE ABOUT ORGAN TRAFFICKING AND ORGAN TRAFFICKING IS A TYPE OF CONFLICT!) Article 1 relates to big idea and details because it explains the significant events that happened during an illegal organ transplant. As you may already know, the Big Idea is organ trafficking. Article 2 has a generalization of “Conflict can be natural or man made” because humans created organ trafficking. Article 3 has a generalization of “Conflict may allow for synthesis or change” because this whole article talks about resolving this conflict. Article 4 has a generalization of “Conflict is opposed of opposing forces” because some do not want to end organ trafficking while others do. Article 5 has a generalization of “Conflict is opposed of opposing forces” because one doctor in this article is fighting with others who favor organ trafficking. Article 6 has a generalization of “Conflict may allow for synthesis or change” because Israel and other countries are starting to create laws banning organ trafficking. Article 7 has a generalization of “Conflict can be natural or man made” because organ trafficking was created by low class civilians and corrupt surgeons in need for money. Article 8 has a generalization of “Conflict can be intentional or unintentional” because some people in poverty did not want to make organ trafficking more harmful and dangerous. Article 9 has a generalization of “Conflict is progressive” because people are always trying to trick the lower class into selling their organs.
I found out that some low class civilians sold their organs because they couldn't pay their loans. My driving question stayed the same because it stayed relevant to our topic. We are doing an interview because it fits well with our topic. It was really hard to find people who actually knew information on our topic. Our mentor teacher approved of us finding pre recorded videos which was the easy part. We have to find reliable sources and reliable interviews. The people that they are interviewing need to have basic knowledge on this topic. Our collaboration is going well. Our group is able to complete the tasks given to them.
I learned that the majority of low class civilians were offering to sell their organs. I learned that I can work really well with others. We want to put some kid of blood splatter on the board as well as some surgeon tools around it. The top part will have gold coins symbolizing wealth with a figure robbing organs. We will be making a stand similar to a lemonade stand selling organs. The organs will be in mason jars. (We drew it on a seperate piece of paper). We need to be able to get wood. Lots and lots of wood. We need to be able to cut the wood in appropriate sizes relevant to our height if we are planning on selling organs. Are collaboration is going amazing. Everything is working well except for our sign holding the driving question. We messed up so we have to re do it.
My driving question is "What relationships exist between people in poverty and powerful organizations that contribute to the conflict of organ trafficking?" We haven’t made any changes regarding our oral presentation but we have been practicing our note cards. Yes, we did. Without revising our information it wouldn't look as good as it does now. We were constantly revising and fixing our ISD. If we don’t have scholarly research, the information may be false or misleading. We have to make sure that the information in our articles is correct and relates to our topic. We have to speak clearly so that the people who we are presenting to can understand us. I did good collaborating with my group. We could've glued our information more carefully to the board. Creativity is key if you want your board to be noticed by others. A piece of advice is to never rush through the ISD. If you have a question, ask a teacher. When it comes to the board, don;t out random stuff that look all pretty and nice. Make sure it relates to your topic!
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