Problem Scenarios: Grades 4-5


Language Arts

Problem Scenario: Coming Soon!

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Math

BB2C-31 Problem Scenario: Contractor Conflict

Problem Description

The building contractor says he is 2/3 of the way done with the garage he is building. He would like to be paid for 2/3 of the work. The Project Manager feels that the garage is not as complete as that contractor states.

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BB2C-43 Problem Scenario: #43 Rainfall and Flooding

Problem Description

You have recently moved to a new area in Southeastern Ohio. As a new community member, you were encouraged to attend a meeting at the Local Environmental Governing Board when a colleague learned of your interest in improving the interactions between Humans and the Environment in order to improve life quality for the community members. At the meeting, you become aware of increasing issues due to rainfall and flooding. Many of the issues include erosion of the land near the rivers, deterioration of local landmarks, and house and property damage for the residents. Using what you have learned about GIS Systems and how water positively and negatively interacts with the humans around it, develop on action plan of steps to address this issue for your new community.

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Science

BB2C-4 Problem Scenario: Fungal Meningitis

Problem Description

Based on the national outbreak of fungal meningitis from specially compounded injectable drugs, the hospital had to determine if they could still compound certain drugs used in the hospital.  

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Social Studies

BB2C-5 Problem Scenario: Offering Health Insurance

Problem Description

Business owners have to decide whether to offer health insurance to their employees. They are also concerned that if they don’t offer health insurance, they won’t be able to attract quality employees.

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BB2C-20 Problem Scenario: Patient Accommodation

Problem Description

On Saturday afternoon a tour bus carrying 50 senior citizens on their way from Columbus to Charleston WV crashed and rolled over two times coming to rest on its side.  All 50 passengers are transported to the one nearest Hospital. How will the hospital accommodate this rapid influx of patients?

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BB2C-30 Problem Scenario: Business Locations

Problem Description

Why was a particular location chosen for some of the businesses in Belpre? What data is available to help determine these decisions and make decisions about future businesses?

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BB2C-35 Problem Scenario: Community Locations

Problem Description

Our city would like to add a house, a school and a grocery store. Where in our community is a good location for these additions?

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BB2C-38 Problem Scenario: Community Playground, Pickering Associates

Problem Description

A local elementary school plans to rebuild their playground in a way that involves the community. The land is owned by the city and the equipment is owned by the school district. The playground is open for the neighborhood residents to use.

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BB2C-41 Problem Scenario: Ohio's Outdoor Heaven, Pickering Associates

What impact (positive or negative) will the proposed Outdoor Heaven have on our local community?

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BB2C-43 Problem Scenario: #43 Rainfall and Flooding

Problem Description

You have recently moved to a new area in Southeastern Ohio. As a new community member, you were encouraged to attend a meeting at the Local Environmental Governing Board when a colleague learned of your interest in improving the interactions between Humans and the Environment in order to improve life quality for the community members. At the meeting, you become aware of increasing issues due to rainfall and flooding. Many of the issues include erosion of the land near the rivers, deterioration of local landmarks, and house and property damage for the residents. Using what you have learned about GIS Systems and how water positively and negatively interacts with the humans around it, develop on action plan of steps to address this issue for your new community.

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