Kenston – Headwater Monitoring

  Kenston students perform a bank-full width measurement at the Kenston campus headwater.   Photo by Christian Barrus. Purpose: Kenston High School students have the opportunity to apply the techniques and skills learned in the two weeks at the Igniting Streams of Learning in Science Institute at Hiram College. Students will observe a stream and wetlands located on Kenston's campus by using recently learned methods. The following resources have been developed to further the education in environmental science. Each Learning Activity has a lesson plan with Ohio state standards, Powerpoint notes, handout photos, and other materials needed to run the activities in the classroom. Introduction: Project¬†Overview Introductionkenston Kenston students present their project to Eric Fingerhut, Ohio Chancellor of the board of Regents. Photo by Christian Barrus.   ODCE Conference: The following Powerpoint and poster presentations were given at the Ohio Digital Commons for Education Conference (ODCE) in March 2008. The team was allotted a 1 hour time slot at the conference and presented their summary poster to Eric Fingerhut, Chancellor of the Board of Regents in Ohio. The conference presentation (below) clearly defines the ISLS and Kenston project goals. Conference Presentation hiramposter   Kenston students with their summary poster at the ODCE conference. Photo by Christian Barrus. ** Learning Activities ** This is where the resources and references are located. Resources:     Kenston High School. Photo courtesy of KHS homepage. Biographies of the Kenston High School ISLS Learning Community Members: KHS Participants Home