Project 3: What's Going On With The Weather?
Our grade sevens will conduct an Internet search on various aspects of changing weather and climate patterns in North America. Students will collect data, research, develop jot note and a research paper. These papers will then be published on the Internet.
3.1 Main Curriculum Areas Relating to the Project:
Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Technology
3.2 In column one list one or more appropriate Department of Education Learning Outcomes. In column two describe how the outcomes of your project fulfill the curriculum requirements.
3.3 In column one list the appropriate Department of Education Technology Education Outcomes. In column two describe how the outcomes of your project satisfy the curriculum requirements.
4.1 Explain how a high-speed STELLAR school connection will enable or enhance this project.
The high speed connection and Stellar status will allow full class participation in this project. It will allow greater access to more information.
Students final draft will be published on the Internet using text and graphics.
4.2 List other resources required for the success of this project.
School resource center, maps, textbooks.
Students will be evaluated on all aspects of the project as follows:
5.1 Develop a time line to indicate when you expect students to achieve the intended learning outcomes or accomplish milestones that indicate substantial progress.
5.2 Discuss how this project provides an opportunity for students to communicate with others (e.g. e-mail, newsgroups, web pages and electronic presentations that include text and/or multimedia.
Students will hopefully make links with others students and organizations in Newfoundland and other parts of the world, by way of e-mail and newgroups. They will discover interesting web pages and links and will learn something about HTML editing and web publishing.
5.3 Explain how students will acknowledge all sources of information (web sites, print sources, software, media reports, etc.)
All sources of information will be referenced according to accepted academic standards.