ISLS07

Igniting Streams of Learning In Science 2007 - Institute Log   Monday 11 June 2007 - ISLS07 Institute Faculty and Staff 0730 Arrive and move in 0907 Welcome - Denny 0912 iPAQs as Learning Tools - Sajit Zachariah 0915 First Group Assessment – Mary Lou Holly 0941 Learning Communities - Mary Lou Holly 0945 Sheryl Hansen OLN 0952 Introduction to Landscapes - guest faculty - David Anderson 1027 Snack – Ice breakers and iPAQ use 1230 Buffet Lunch in Pritchard Room 1330 Sakai - PHWH online course and 1542 Snack 1610 Practice PHWH online Quiz and ice breakers 1700 Free for gym 1840 Supper 6$ Pizzas…and lots of ‘em – Dodge Lounge 1940 iPAQ tour of Hiram College with GPS - Great Potential Science-teachers Hiram Village Exercise 2030 Free and late night snack     Tuesday 12 June - Primary Headwater Habitats - Denny Taylor 0730 Breakfast at Miller 0830 Finish Journal 1 0845 Download ppt of aerial photo and topo map Field Record Keeping 0900 The Burning River and its Legacy – Denny Taylor 0925 Leave for shuttles for field station - get morning snack 1000 PHWH analysis - OEEF student assistants Stream Mapping and Pebble counts Visit other PHWH sites and working box lunch in field 1330 Return to Hiram College 1415 Pebble count analysis and HHEI data summary 1545 Snack Break in Drury 1600 Group look at PHWH stream data and interpretation 1700 Free or take PHWH test 3 1830 Sit down served supper in Pritchard Room 1930 Stream sampling orientation - Adam Leff - Bob Heath 2100 All at Agler/Dodge Lounge Ice Cream Social - Cavs   Wednesday 13 June - Stream Snapshot - Adam Leff & Bob Heath 0730 Breakfast Miller 0830 Overview of Stream Work 0930 Depart for Field Station Green Group - get morning snack Online research Blue Group 1030 Arrive Field Site Green Group 1130 HTML Personal webpage construction Blue Group 1245 Lunch in Krabill Reading Garden & get afternoon snack 1415 Depart for Field Station Blue Group Lab Analysis Green Group 1600 Return from field Blue Group and put away supplies 1615 HTML Personal webpage construction Green Group 1700 Free - Open gym and open pool 1830 Buffet Supper Pritchard room 1920 Community Building activity - Melissa Barth 2000 Blue Group - Lab Analysis Green Group - Online research 2100 Video Games - Dodge Lounge & snacks - chocolate bars and fruit   Thursday 14 June - Data Analysis on Campus - Adam Leff & Bob Heath 0730 Breakfast in Miller 0830 Community Building - Chris Carman 0930 Continued Analysis of Lab Data & Presentation development p.m. 1030 Snacks in Coleman Room 1230 Buffet Lunch Kennedy Center 1330 Presentation development 1530 Snacks in Coleman Room 1700 Free - Open Gym 1800 Dinner 1930 Group presentations - and critique of final stream assessments 2100 Cavs Night @ Dodge & snacks - nachos and nuts   Friday 15 June - Wetlands - Forrest Smith 0730 Breakfast in Miller 0830 Wetlands Introduction 0930 Break at Drury 1000 Tree Keying and identification 1200 VARK 1240 Box Lunch Gerstacker 1300 First group to Camp Hi - canoe 1320 Second group to Camp Hi - canoe 1640 Return Group 1 1700 Return Group 2 1700 Free 1830 Buffet Supper Ballroom 1930 Soils 2045 Snacks in Dodge Lounge TV/ downtime   Saturday 16 June – Wetlands - Forrest Smith Landscape Surveys – Joel Bingham ORAM – Sonia Bingham 0730 Breakfast – Miller 0830 Announcements and daily schedule – Drury 0900 Group A – Laser Levels - Profiles - Fields Group B – Virtual Wetlands & Test– Drury 1215 Lunch – Picnic with Profs on Green 1315 Group A – Virtual Wetlands & Test – Drury Group B - Laser Levels – Profiles - Field 1630 Break 1700 Field Determination Using ORAM Overview – Sonia Bingham 1800 Begin Shuttles to Field Station 1845 Picnic at station Bonfire 2145-2300 Return Shuttles   Sunday 17 June - ORAM - Sonia Bingham 1000 Brunch – Dix 1100 Find Characteristics Activity – Chris Carmen 1130 ORAM Determination Introduction Sonia 1230 To field station 1300 Wetlands A, B and C 1530 Break - Drury 1545 ORAM discussion 1615 Student discussion of Tuesday event 1700 Buffet Supper - Dix 1800 Introduction to Lenya & Environmental footpring 1900 Free Catch up period, cards, board games, videos, outside games     Monday 18 June - Landscapes - Michael Benedict 0730 Breakfast - Miller 0830 Announcements and daily review Remote Sensing of Landscapes – start in Drury (in computer labs/classrooms/outdoors) - Introduction - Data acquisition - Land cover maps - Field verification - Regroup for discussion (in Drury Hall) 1230 Lunch - Miller 1330 - Measuring land cover; Change-detection analysis (in computer labs/classrooms) - Group work and discussion (in Drury Hall) 1700 Break 1830 Buffet Supper – Dix 1930 Watershed applications – remote sensing and laser levels 2030 Discussion of presentations on Tuesday whenever Chillaxin’     Tuesday 19 June - Hiram Campus - ISLS 07 Symposium 0730 Breakfast Miller 0830 Preparation of learning objects for Symposium 1030 Welcome to Symposium 1045 12 Minute Sharing Round Watershed Education Resource Fair Drury 1200 Served Lunch in Dix 1315 Learning Community Presentations - Power disrupted 1500 Refreshments Wrap up 1530 Free - 1700 Open Gym 1830 Sustainable Progressive Dinner at Denny Taylor's 2200 Finished   Wednesday 20 June - Development of Learning Objects - Hiram Campus 0730 Breakfast Miller 0830 Discussion of Learning Communities 1015 Development of Learning Objects 1300 Lunch - Miller 1400 Meet for Buses and depart late for Geauga Lake 1500 Geauga Lake 1730 Picnic Supper at Pavillion 1830 Geauga Lake 2045 Return 2030 Party in KC's - D.J. Chris Carmen 2330 Finished   Thursday 21 June - Development of Learning Objects 0730 Breakfast Miller Learning Object Development 0830 Finish up Class Materials & Random Assessment Discussion 1230 Lunch 1330 Work on Learning Objects & Learning Community Interviews 1700 Open gym 1830 Supper - Sandwich Board in Dodge Lounge 1930 Presentation Preparation through evening 2000 Ice Cream Social 2200 Finished   Friday 22 June - Presentation of Learning Objects & Assessment 0730 Breakfast 0830 Post Institute Assessment 0930 On-line Assessments 1030 Last Preparation of Presentations 1130 Photos and Discussion - Tent on Gerstacker Green 1215 Lunch 1300 Presentations of Learning Communities to one another - Hinsdale 1430 Meet with Parents 1445 Presentation of Institute Techniques to Families 1530 Wrap up and Photo Presentation - Drury Hall 1600 Check out of Quad - Institute Finish