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Friday July 10, 2009

Online Resources

8:30-10:00

Group work on cases

K-12 Plant Path-ways to Science

10:00-10:15

Break

 

10:15-11:45

Share case ideas and strategies

Biological Inquiry: Bean Brew (pdf)
Bean Brew: Guide (pdf)

11:45-1:00

Lunch

 

1:00-2:30

Group work on cases

 

2:30-2:45

Break 

 

2:45-4:15

Group work on cases
Interview groups

 

4:15-4:45

Blogging

 

4:45-5:00

Daily Feedback

 

Day Overview

Adopting, adapting, and creating investigative cases for learners

See July 10th Summary

Homework
PM

Taking it to the Classroom

 



July 10th Summary
Case Learning
Plant Science
Technology
Careers
Implementation issues in case based learning include scheduling, size of class, availability of resources, etc. Negotiating the use of cases in local settings is possible. Seeds and other plant parts are useful in many cultures not just as food, but as a source of medicines, dyes, art, tools, etc. Educational organizations and plant societies provide a wide variety of learning materials.
NSF plans for cyberlearners.
Ethnobotanist
Herbalist
Web designer
Pharmacist
Artist
Textile curator