Using the THINK app(free for iPad and 10" Android tablets), students will explore how progress is shaped through a common and systematic approach that follows a five-step process of Seeing, Mapping, Understanding, Believing and Acting (SMUBA). Your students will explore the process of innovation and participate in as many as three units, featuring hands-on lessons that will to help them become innovators in their own right and to take actions that can help them become forward-thinking citizens of the world.
THINK: A Film about making the world work better
This THINK video provides an overview of the THINK app and its accompanying lessons. Across a diversity of examples, the film reveals how progress was made possible by a combination of people and technology, and by taking a distinct approach to making the world work better -- seeing, mapping, understanding, believing and acting. Today, this very approach can be used to tackle challenges large and small.
In this lesson, students will be introduced to the science of epidemiology, encouraged to think critically about how illness may spread in their own classroom, and investigate innovative technologies and methodologies that can help prevent, treat or control diseases
In this lesson, students will learn about systems, compare and contrast the interactions within different natural and manmade systems, and think critically about gathering information about systems and then mapping this data.
In this lesson, students will understand the importance of analyzing the local food system, generate a simple model of the local food system, and gather information about a suspected problem within the local food system.