Eugene Field School
Session 2006-024



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


Subjects Core Classes
Grades 5th
Students 23


Title Bugscope Exploration
Insects Interesting insects on hand in your lab.
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


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