Bugscope

Session 2006-024 with Eugene Field School

Application

The School

School Name Eugene Field School
School Homepage http://www.d64.org/Field/index.html
Location Park Ridge Illinois, USA
Community Suburban
Type Public

The Class

Subjects Taught Core Classes
Grades Taught 5th
Number of Students 23

The Project

Project Title Bugscope Exploration
Insects To Study Interesting insects on hand in your lab.
Project Description This project will be done in a class with 23 kids from an affluent community in a suburb of Chicago. It will be a supplement to our unit on microscopes, as well as expose students to scientists. The curriculum specialist, building technician, and I will help the students with their chats, observations, and facilitate some questions during the bugscope experience. The students will be paired, and using 2 computers ( 1 for observing, the other for chatting). I will prepare the students with questions beforehand as well as talk to the students about wasted questions such as

Miscellaneous

Where did you hear about Bugscope? Curriculum Specialist/Teaching Guides/ 5th grade team (Caroline DiMaso used it in her classroom in November)

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