Project 3: Project Groundhog

  General Information

Lead Teacher(s): Marjorie Saunders - Grade 2 Teacher
School: Northshore Elementary School
Box 3539 R.R.2
Meadows, NF
A2H 6B9
Tel: (709) 783-2780
Grade Level: Grade 2
Number of Students: 21 students
Project Start and Finish Dates: February 2nd until March 14th

  Project Overview

To introduce young learners to the possibilities of telecommunications technology through a meaningful, curriculum based inquiry. It engages students in exploring whether or not the groundhog is an accurate weather predictor.

  Curriculum Connections

Project Groundhog has a direct curriculum focus. It allows teachers to cover specific objectives in science, math, social studies, and Language Arts. It allows for the introduction of basic statistical analysis, graphing and charting.


~ To collect and share data with other participating schools.

~ To show how to use the Internet.

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