ISLS08

Igniting Streams of Learning In Science 2008 - Course Log   Monday 09 June 2008 - ISLS08 & Urban Biomonitoring - Institute Faculty and Staff 7 0730 Arrive and move in - Miller 0900 Welcome – Drury - Denny Taylor 0910 First Group Assessment – Drury - Mary Lou Holly 0950 Learning Communities – Drury - Mary Lou Holly 1000 Introduction to Landscapes – Drury - David Anderson 1045 iPAQs as Learning Tools – Drury – Tim Sisson 1055 Snack – Ice breakers and iPAQ use – Drury - Tim Sission 1215 Buffet Lunch - Food Court 1330 Urban Landscapes and Biomonitoring - Drury - Alec McClennan 1415 HELP Assessment – Drury - Lucy Chamberlain 1445 Group Analysis of Environment – Drury and campus - All Faculty 1545 Snack - Drury 1600 Comparison of HELP scores - Drury - Lucy Chamberlain 1630 Free for activities. Gym opens at 5 1840 Supper 6$ Pizzas…and lots of ‘em – Miller Lounge 1940 Return of the Cuyahoga Video – Colton 120 - Denny Taylor intro 2040 Free and late night snack – Miller Lounge   Tuesday 10 June Remote Sensing Landscapes - Michael Benedict 8.25 0730 Breakfast - Miller 0830 Announcements and daily review – Drury - Denny Taylor Remote Sensing of Landscapes – Drury & campus – Michael Benedict (in computer labs/classrooms/outdoors) & break in Drury - Introduction - Data acquisition - Land cover maps - Field verification - Regroup for discussion (in Drury Hall) 1200 Group Living Discussion - Mary Lou Holly 1215 Free 1230 Lunch - Miller 1330 Measuring land cover; Change-detection analysis (in computer labs/classrooms) & Break in Drury - Michael Benedict - Group work and discussion (in Drury Hall) 1630 Free 1830 Buffet Supper – Food Court 1930 Stream Sampling Orientation - Drury - Bob Heath 2100 Ice Cream Social - Miller Lounge   Wednesday 11 June - Stream Snapshot - Amy Braccia & Bob Heath 8.5 0730 Breakfast - Miller 0830 Overview of Stream Work - Drury - Amy Braccia and Bob Heath 0900 Group A – Field Site 1 (Gerstacker/Field Station) - All Faculty Group B – Computer search Visit Field Site 1 1200 Lunch in Miller 1300 Group A – Computer Search Visit Field Site 2 - All Faculty Group B- Field Site 2 1600 Return from field 1615 Free – Open gym 1830 Buffet Supper – Alumni Heritage Room 1930 Groups in Lab - Gerstacker - All Faculty 2130 Games – Miller lounge & Snacks – chocolate bars and fruit   Thursday 12 June - Data Analysis on Campus - Amy Braccia & Bob Heath 9.5 0730 Breakfast Miller 0830 Community Building - Drury - Mary Lou Holly 0900 Finish Lab - All Faculty 1200 Lunch in Miller 1300 Prep Presentation – Computer labs and Drury - All Faculty 1530 Snacks in Coleman Room & free to work on presentations 1700 Open Gym 1830 Dinner 1930 Group Presentations - Gerstacker - All Faculty 2100 Campus Games & snacks at Miller lounge   Friday 13 June - Wetlands - Forrest Smith and Stream Surveys - Joel Bingham 5 0730 Breakfast in Miller 0830 Wetlands Introduction - Drury - Forrest Smith 0930 Break at Drury 1000 Tree Keying and identification - Drury - Forrest Smith 1150 VARK - Drury - Forrest Smith 1215 Miller Lunch 1300 First group to Camp Hi - canoe - view of the Upper Cuyahoga - All Faculty 1320 Second group to Camp Hi - canoe - view of the Upper Cuyahoga 1640 Return Group 1 1700 Return Group 2 1700 Free 1830 Dinner Alumni Heritage Room 1930 Introduction to Stream Surveys - Joel Bingham 2045 Snacks in Miller TV/ downtime   Saturday 14 June -Wetlands - Forrest Smith, Sonia Bingham; Streams - Joel Bingham 8 0730 Breakfast – Miller 0830 Community Building - Drury - Mary Lou Holly 0900 Soils - Drury - Forest Smith 1000 Group A – Laser Levels - Profiles -Athletic Fields - Joel Bingham & Denny Taylor Group B – Virtual Wetlands & Test– Drury - Forest Smith 1245 Lunch – Miller Dining Hall 1345 Group A – Virtual Wetlands & Test – Drury - Forest Smith Group B - Laser Levels – Profiles - Field - Joel Bingham and Denny Taylor 1630 Break 1700 Field Determination Using ORAM Overview – Sonia Bingham 1800 Begin Shuttles to Field Station - All Faculty 1845 Picnic at station Bonfire 2130-2230 Return Shuttles Flickr Set due by midnight   Sunday 15 June - ORAM Sonia Bingham 7 1000 Brunch – Food Court 1100 Activity - Drury - Mary Lou Holly 1130 ORAM Determination Introduction – Drury - Sonia Bingham 1230 Break 1300 To field station - Forrest Smith, Sonia Bingham, Denny Taylor 1325 Wetlands A, B and C & snacks – Field Station 1615 Return 1630 ORAM discussion - Drury - Sonia Bingham and Forrest Smith 1700 Miller Supper 1830 Student discussion of Tuesday event & Stream Survey Data Sheets Drury - Denny Taylor 2030 Free Catch up period, cards, board games, videos   Monday 16 June - Primary Headwater Habitat Analysis - Denny Taylor 8 0730 Breakfast at Miller 0830 Discussion of Learning Community Evolution - Mary Lou Holly 0900 Download ppt of aerial photo and topo map – Gerstacker/Hinsdale/Field Sakai - PHWH online course - Undergraduate Assistants Snack – Gerstacker/Hinsdale Practice PHWH online Quiz - Undergraduate Assistants 1200 Lunch Miller 1300 PHWH analysis - Field - Denny Taylor & Assistants Stream Mapping and Pebble counts Pebble count analysis and HHEI data submission 1600 Snack 1630 Environmental Art - 1700 Free - Open Gym, Yoga 1830 Buffet Supper – Alumni Heritage Room 1930 Making Lenya Web pages - Denny Taylor & Undergraduate Assistants 2030 Learning Community Discussion - Mary Lou Holly & Denny Taylor 2230 Free   Tuesday 17 June - Hiram Campus - ISLS 08 Symposium 6.5 0730 Breakfast Miller 0830 Preparation of presentations for Symposium – Drury/Hinsd/Gerstacker 1100 Welcome to Symposium - Drury - Denny Taylor & Mary Lou Holly 1110 12 Minute Sharing Round Watershed Education Resource Fair - Drury - Outside Resource Agencies 1215 Buffet Lunch - Dix 1315 Learning Community Presentations - Hinsdale - All Faculty and Resource Agencies 1500 Refreshments Wrap up 1530 Free 1730 Sustainable Progressive Dinner at Denny Taylor's 2200 Finished   Wednesday 18 June - Development of Learning Objects - Hiram Campus 4 0730 Breakfast at Miller 0830 Discussion of Learning Communities – Drury/Hinsd/Gerst- All Faculty 0930 Development of Learning Objects – Hinsdale/Gerstacker - All Faculty 1230 Lunch - Miller 1315 Meet for Buses and depart late for Cruise 2 PRECIOUS CARGO BUSES 1500 Goodtime III cruise - View of the Lower Cuyahoga - All Faculty 1830 Supper at Golden Corral Buffet 2030 Return 2130 Party in KC - Disco dance 2330 Finished   Thursday 19 June - Development of Learning Objects (about 8) 0730 Breakfast Miller 0830 Finish up Class Materials & Random Assessment Discussion – Hinsdale/Gerstacker - All Faculty 1230 Lunch Miller 1330 Work on Learning Objects & Learning Community Interviews – Hinsdale/Gerstacker - All Faculty 1700 Open gym 1830 Supper - Sandwich Board in Miller Lounge 1930 Presentation Preparation through evening 2000 Ice Cream Social 2200 Finished Flickr Set due   Friday 20 June - Presentation of Learning Objects & Assessment 6 0730 Breakfast at Miller 0830 On-line Assessments – Hinsdale/Gerstacker 0945 Post Institute Assessment – Drury 1125 ISLS 2008 Photo Colton 1135 Last Computer files loaded 1150 Last Preparation of Presentations - Hinsdale 1215 Lunch 1300 Presentations of Learning Communities to one another - Hinsdale - All Faculty 1430 Meet with Parents 1445 Presentation to Families 1530 Wrap up and Photo Presentation - Drury Hall 1600 Check out of Miller - Institute Finish   TOTAL Academic Hours 85 plus field trips - meals