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Camp 2003 Day-to-Day Activities

July 2003

 

Days 1-4

 

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.

Students are divided into groups of two people.  Together they will begin to tackle the concept of smart growth.

Students will select a neighborhood and explain the types of smart growth present in that community.

Students will continue observing neighborhood and the types of smart growth that are abundant in that community and those smart growth principles that are lacked by venturing off in an urban photo safari around Newark and Secaucus.

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
  • Excel
  • Digital Cameras

Teaching Moments

Staff will talk about what smart growth (sprawl) is.  Sample power-point of what is expected will be shown as well.

Explanation of how smart growth can be determined, as well as ample information will be supplied to students to further help with their investigations.

Staff will explain and show slides of what good examples of smart growth are and places that lack tremendous amounts of smart growth and how people are in process of restoration

 

Presentation

Present each memberís introduction slide including his or her names, schools and hobbies.

Groups will present slides explaining definition of smart growth, 10 principles and a brief explanation of each.

Groups will prepare slides regarding the neighborhood they selected.The lack of and abundance of smart growth will be described and shown in the slides.

None for this day- Class Trip

Rubrics

Students become aware of the General problem and camp schedule. Students make a presentation individually.

Students become aware of the General problem and camp schedule. Students make a presentation as a group.