National Science Education Standards Met

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Science as Inquiry

Identify questions and concepts that guide scienitific investigations
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • Interpretation of PHWH Stream Data
  • Stream Survey
  • PHWH analysis
Design and conduct scientific investigations
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • Stream Survey
  • PHWH analysis
Use technology and mathematics to improve investigations and communications
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
Communicate and defend a scientific argument
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • Interpretation of PHWH Stream Data
Understanding about scientific inquiry
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • Interpretation of PHWH Stream Data

Life Science

The interdependence of organisms
  • Virtual Wetlands
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
Matter, energy, and organization in living systems
  • Virtual Wetlands
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
  • Tree Keying and Identification

Earth & Space Science

The origin and evolution of the earth system
  • Determination Using ORAM Overview
  • Virtual Wetlands

Science & Technology

Identify a problem or design an opprotunity
  • iPAQs as Learning Tools
  • HTML, Personal webpage construction
  • Interpretation of PHWH Stream Data
  • Stream Survey
  • PHWH analysis
Propose designs and choose between alternative solutions
  • iPAQs as Learning Tools
  • Laser Levels
Evaluate the solution and its consequences
  • iPAQs as Learning Tools
  • HTML, Personal webpage construction
  • Remote Sensing of Landscapes
Communicate the problem, process, and solution
  • iPAQs as Learning Tools
  • Remote Sensing of Landscapes
  • PHWH analysis
Understanding about science and technology
  • iPAQs as Learning Tools
  • Remote Sensing of Landscapes
  • Laser Levels

Science in Personal & Social Perspectives

Personal and community health
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
  • Urban Landscapes & Biomonitoring
  • Virtual Wetlands
Natural resources
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
  • Soils
  • Urban Landscapes & Biomonitoring
  • Virtual Wetlands
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
Environmental quality
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
  • Virtual Wetlands
  • Soils
  • Urban Landscapes & Biomonitoring
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • Tree Keying and Identification
Natural and Human-induced hazards
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
  • Virtual Wetlands
  • Soils
  • Urban Landscapes & Biomonitoring
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • Tree Keying and Identification
Science and technology in local, national, and global challenges
  • "Return of the Cuyahoga" Video
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • Virtual Wetlands
  • Interpretation of PHWH Stream Data
  • PHWH analysis

History & Nature of Science

Science as a human endeavor
  • Urban Landscapes & Biomonitoring
  • Virtual Wetlands
  • Stream Sampling Orientation
  • Symposium
  • Interpretation of PHWH Stream Data
Nature of scientific knowledge
  • Interpretation of PHWH Stream Data
  • Stream Survey
  • PHWH analysis
  • Symposium