Project 3: Project Groundhog

  General Information

Lead Teacher(s): Marjorie Saunders - Grade 2 Teacher
(msaunder@calvin.stemnet.nf.ca)
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.

  Evaluation

~ To collect and share data with other participating schools.

~ To show how to use the Internet.

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