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Camp 2002 Day to Day Activities
July 2002

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Activities Presentation of camp activities and schedule by staff. General presentation of the problem.Prepare individual introduction slides. Become familiar with Word, Power Point. Students will have to define biodiversity and create a presentation about its concept, along with inserting a map of the watershed. Students will be divided among grops and will have to present a slideshow on animal diversity. This will include: name, habitat, food of choice and status of animal. Groups will have to create a presentation on ecosystem diversity, including definition and examples.
Tools
  • Windows Operating System
  • Internet Microsoft Explorer
  • Power point
  • Windows Operating System
  • Internet Microsoft Explorer
  • Power point
  • Word
  • Windows Operating System
  • Internet Microsoft Explorer
  • Power Point
  • Windows Operating System
  • Internet Microsoft Explorer
  • Power Point
  • Word
Teaching Moments Learn about biodiversity maps and purpose of them
Presentation Present group and members' introduction slide Present a definition of a biodiversity map and briefly describe the Meadowlands area and how one will approach creating a biodiversity map.
Rubrics Students become aware of the General problem and camp schedule. Students make a presentation as a group. Students become familiar with utility software and managing files. Must learn to reach consensus as a group on a definition of a biodiversity map.
Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10
Activities Groups will have to work on the text descriptions of the animals, plants, etc. A powerpoint will be presented by them showing animal and plant descriptions. Groups will be creating icons that will serve for navigating through the presentation. They will have to present a slideshow of the whole concept of navigation. This day will serve to improve any work that the groups have been doing, especially with navigation and organizing of material. Groups will be critiqued by Dr. Artigas and staff on the whole map application. Students will have to revise work and improve once again. Groups will work on final map and presentation. Help will be provided as necessary. BIG DAY!!! Final Presentation will be shown to students, faculty, staff and other important guests.
Tools
  • Windows Operating System
  • Internet Microsoft Explorer
  • Power point
Teaching Moments Learn about biodiversity maps and purpose of them
Rubrics Students become aware of the General problem and camp schedule. Students make a presentation as a group. Students become familiar with utility software and managing files. Must learn to reach consensus as a group on a definition of a biodiversity map.