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Wednesday July 14, 2010      Online Resources

8:30-10:00

 

 

 

Introduction to QX3
Review of Schedule

Case: Real or Replica?

 

 


QX3 Intel Digital Microscope  

(Alternative to QX3 in your classroom)

Case: Real or Replica? (Word Doc)

Case Analysis (Word Doc)

Evidence:
Fiber Samples

Maria’s Photos:
Photo1  Photo2  Photo3  Photo4  Photo5  Photo6  Photo7

Maria’s Itinerary (doc)

Lab Results:  Sequences from Fiber Evidence

A  Fiber 1B
B  Fiber 1F
C  Fiber 2B
D  Fiber 2F
E  Fiber 3C

F  Fiber 3F
G  Fiber 4C
H  Fiber 4F
I   Fiber 5B
J
 Fiber 5F

10:00-10:15

Break

 

10:15-11:45

Case Poster and Work Time

Poster Review Form (doc)

11:45-1:00

Lunch

 

1:00-2:30

Getting Started with Cases

Using Investigative Cases

2:30-2:45

Break

 

2:45-4:15

 

 

 

 

Building a Case: 
Resources, Data, and Tools

 

 

 



History of cotton:
http://www.plantcultures.org/plants/cotton_history.html
http://www.unctad.org/infocomm/anglais/cotton/characteristics.htm
http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/cotton.htm
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/migrations/zoofood/cot.html

Bt Cotton:
Bt Cotton Technology in Texas
Biotechnology & Cotton— Texas’ Biggest Crop

Medical:
http://www.scrubsgallery.com/surgical-attire.html
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/1999/990823.htm
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/1999/990608.htm

Cottonseed in Foods:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Tweaked-cottonseed-could-feed-millions/articleshow/5286675.cms
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ttp://www.cottoninc.com/Cottonseed/WholeCottonseedFeedDairyCows/

Cottonseed oil
http://www.cottonseedoiltour.com/
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-cottonseed-oil.htm
http://www.cottonseed.com/publications/facts.asp

Cotton Fiber Genomics
http://128.192.66.94/CottonFiber/pages/significance/research.aspx
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/AR/archive/jan10/plant0110.ht
http://cottongenomics.biosci.utexas.edu/

Cotton in our Lives
Project Cotton
Fiber Files: Cotton

4:15-4:45

Blog

 

4:45-5:00

Daily Feedback

 


Day Overview

  • Poster presenters consider both fiber and sequence analysis for the case.
  • Groups have different findings and different conclusions.
  • Case assessment focuses on recognizing that students ask a question, work on finding an answer, and support their conclusions with data.

Homework

Sharing Resources

Investigate a use of cotton fibers or seeds that interests you and identify five resources that focus on this use.  Produce a one minute Yodio for sharing.

PM

OPEN

 


July 14th Summary

Case Learning

Plant Science

Technology

Careers

  • Investigative cases require instructors to assess problem posing and problem solving. Learners must be prepared to defend their conclusions with data and methods that are appropriate.
  • Posters offer a way to present questions, data, methods, and conclusions and involve learners in peer review. Case writing should draw on learner’s prior experience and generate a need to know.
  • Fibers are unique to specific plants and differ considerably from animal or man-made fibers.
  • Plant DNA can provide information useful for identification and geographic location.
  • Cotton technology leads to new uses globally.
  • Image preparation
  • sing powerpoint to make virtual posters
     

 

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  • Science educator
  • Reviewer
  • Textile Coatings Specialist
  • Nutritionist
  • Agricultural Scientist: Feed