Session 2005-007 with Franklin


The School

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

The Class

Subjects Taught all
Grades Taught 5th
Number of Students 25

The Project

Project Title Small Things
Insects To Study
Project Description We will use Bugscope as a culminating activity in our fifth grade microscope unit. Every student will be assigned a computer and will take part in the Bugscope session at the same time. Half of the students in the class are boys and half, girls. Students are primarily white, Anglo-Saxon. We have 3 second language students from Eastern European descent.


Where did you hear about Bugscope? Ours is a hands-on approach to Science. Our Science kits are prepared\r\n from a central location and sent to each classroom according to\r\n a predetermined schedule. Each kit also includes a library of\r\n non-fiction titles on the unit topic. Our curriculum is kept up\r\n to date by a Science curriculum specialist who prepares lesson\r\n plans for teachers and activity pages for students.. Our \r\n curriculum specialist

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