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Workshop Activity 2
Watch the world around you. Reflect on your experiences.

What are your needs and interests?
What do you want to tell the world or remember in the future?
What do you wonder about?
What are the essential question(s) that will be addressed on this project?

Use one of the following photo collections to identify a photo that represents a place you can't take your students for a hands-on experience. Consider ways it could be used to generate questions or enthusiasm. Paste the photo into PowerPoint. Write directions in the speaker notes area.

General Images Websites
Flickr - thousands of photos shared by people
Google Images - searches the web for visuals
Pics4Learning - thousands of photographs by kids for kids
Teacher Tap: Visual Resources - links to visual resources
Teacher Tap: Public Domain, Copyright Free - links to visual resources
Textures - backgrounds
Discovery Clipart - cartoon-type drawings and clipart
Photographic Libraries
- links to MANY photograph online libraries

Specific Topics
American Memories - historical photos
Amphibian and Reptiles - great photos of creatures
Ayres Adventures - many places
CalPhotos - plant, animals, fossiles, people, landscapes
Graphic Maps - maps
Human Anatomy - human body information
Library of Congress - use the search option or choose from list
Microscopic - many science topics
NASA Photojournal - space, universe, technology, history, people
National Geographic - photo section
Nikon Small World
- microscopic photographs
NASA Photojournal - space
NOAA Photo Library
- Oceans and Atmosphere
Picture History - photos through US history
SciNet Photos - all areas of science
TerraServer
- satellite photos
US Fish & Wildlife - plants and animals
USDA Historical Photos

Weather - all kinds of weather

Escrapbooking Focus

Use ephotography and escrapbooking to help students express understandings. These projects can help students reflect on the "big ideas" that often get lost in information overload.

Workshop Assignment 3
Explore the following project starters. Then,
• adapt the assignment to fit your needs
• modify the assignment to change the Project Focus
• create your own directions and assignment
• create your own project starter

Need Ideas?
Explore the following PowerPoint Project Starters. Right-click on URL, then choose SAVE.
Civilian Conservation Corps
Rock Art
Tarantula Scientist
Chasing Vermeer
Patterns in Nature

Electronic Primary Resources

Digital Collections

Primary Sources

Sources for Young Children

Citing Sources

Workshop Assignment 4
Choose a Project, Thinking, and Content Focus.

Need Ideas?
How can students demonstrate their competency through an authentic activity?
Key idea and details
Main idea and supporting evidence
Parts and wholes
Real-world math problems
Sequencing in all subjects

Create a "project starter."

 

Norfolk and Virginia History

Norfolk and Virginia History



Created 5/05.
For information, contact Annette Lamb.

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