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Tuesday July 8, 2008

Online Resources

8:30-10:00

Finish up posters
Poster presentation

Poster Session Review

10:00-10:15

Break

 

10:15-11:45

Paul’s Puzzle

Case study group work

Pollen Counter Interview

Pollen counts

 

Case:  Paul’s Puzzle
      Data     Pollen Map Activity

Pollen and Mold Center FAQs

National Allergy Bureau

National Allergy Bureau Pollen and Mold Certification Process

Achoo! Pollen Counter measures what’s making you sneeze   

Understanding pollen and mold counts

Pollen Count in Japan

11:45-1:00

Lunch

 

1:00-2:30

Bee Movie - Pollen jockeys clip

What is pollen?

Pollen from flower and cones lab

Bee Movie: Exploring Career Choices

Wikipedia link for pollen

*Flower and Cones Activity

 

2:30-2:45

Break

 

2:45-4:15

Visual identification with online images.
Groups building two pollen models to scale

Pollen Modeling Worksheet

Pollen Images

Pollen: Shape, Color & Size

USDA Pollen Lab

Austrian Palynological Database

4:15-5:00

Summary of the Day
Big Ideas – Pollen is monitored. It travels. Pollen has distinct characteristics. Pollen contains the male gamete for reproduction in seed plants.

Pollen Bots

Designing a pollen trap

Fastest Plant on Earth

Thumbnail link to full size Pollen Concept Map

 

 

Day Overview

Pollen production, monitoring and resources

 

Homework

Finish third pollen model