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Monday, June 5, 2017

Final Project guidelines all due June 15 for evaluation. Note the tour must be done by the day of the tour,

You prepared cards for an ecosystem: You will get self evaluation, teacher evaluation and peer evaluation using the following guidelines

ALL THE ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE ON YOUR BLOG.
CARDS ON AN ECOSYSTEM: 50 marks 

A PICTURE OF YOUR CARDS OUGHT TO BE UPLOADED ON YOUR BLOG  10 marks

1. USER-FRIENDLY: 10 marks
9-10 marks: the cards are playable and they are fun.
6-8 marks: the cards are playable, they could be more fun
0-5 marks:  the cards are confusing or not playable.
             
CONTENT: 20 marks
18-20 marks:  the content of the cards are accurate and correct.  There may be minor spelling errors but they were corrected.
12-16  marks: the content of the cards have some major mistakes which were corrected
0-10 marks: the content has major mistakes

PRESENTABLE: 10 marks
9-10 marks: the cards are colourful and look professionally illustrated or the photos are good quality
6-8 marks: the cards are colourful. There are a few pencil marks showing
0-5 marks: the cards are in draft form in pencil or they are messy



2.  TOUR OF THE ECOSYSTEM  total:  50 marks
STORY 10 marks
1,  Tell the story and history of this place.  How have people used this place in the past.  For example Central park, the trees were felled by the British Navy for masts.   And many of the stumps were hand logged...  Habitat island was formed to replace shoreline.  out of 10marks based on 
a. it is accurate    out of 5
b. it is on one page and beautifully presented   2
c.  clearly written    3

SPECIES IDENTIFICATION  25 marks one page
2.   What are the native species in this place.  Name at least 10 native plant species in 10 minutes.  Identify them.
10 marks for at least 10 or more species

3.  What animals use this site and what is the evidence of their presence. Show photographs of the animals that live there and tell the story of their habitat.
at least 10 photos or drawings of animals    10 marks
 The drawings are complete and ready to show the students   5 marks

4. ECOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS 15marks one page
a.  What ecological interactions are there (they can play your card game!).  Who eats who? Who lives where?  5 marks
b. . Are there invasive species were?  Identify and describe.   5 marks
c.  presentation: this content is one page, waterproof and in colour and finished 5 marks.



COMMUNITY OUTREACH 20 MARKS
10 MARKS YOU ATTENDED A COMMUNITY EVENT and have pictures of each member of your group at the event

10 marks: you wrote a description of what you learned at this event


DICHOTOMOUS KEY  30 marks
1.  Your key is logical going from general to specific 10 marks
          if your key needs a few edits to make it more logical 7-8 marks
          if your key needs many edits to make it logical  0-5 marks

2.  Your key uses pictures to help people understand the pathway 10 marks
         if your key uses pictures which are not accurate and needs some editing to make it better 6-8
         if your key uses wrong pictures and needs much editing to make it better 0-5

3.  Your key is published on the blog  10 marks
         if your key is in paper format 6-8
         if your key is not published 0 marks

GROUP EVALUATION HERE

INDIVIDUAL RESPONSE HERE

Friday, June 2, 2017

dichotomous key possibilities

Some people are using a blog platform and others are using
https://creately.com

Your Tour of an Ecosystem

You will be taking a class on an ecotour of a local ecosystem.

The requirements for this assignment are as follows

1.  You attended the rehearsal of the tour by going with the class when we did the rehearsal/preview
2.   You wrote a lesson plan consisting of at least two pages and this lesson plan includes all requirements.  This lesson plan is due a week before the tour.
3. You completed a dichotomous key for this ecotour

4.  You received work period marks for class time working on this project (5 kms/class)

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tour of the Ecosystem details


FILL THIS FORM TO TELL ME YOUR GROUP   ECOTOUR GROUP NAMES


total:  50 marks

STORY 10 marks
1,  Tell the story and history of this place.  How have people used this place in the past.  For example Central park, the trees were felled by the British Navy for masts.   And many of the stumps were hand logged...  Habitat island was formed to replace shoreline.  out of 10marks based on 
a. it is accurate     5
b. it is on one page and beautifully presented   2
c.  clearly written    3

SPECIES IDENTIFICATION  25 marks one page
2.   What are the native species in this place.  Name at least 10 native plant species in 10 minutes.  Identify them.
10 marks for at least 10 or more species

3.  What animals use this site and what is the evidence of their presence. Show photographs of the animals that live there and tell the story of their habitat.
at least 10 photos or drawings of animals    10 marks
 The drawings are complete and ready to show the students   5 marks

4. ECOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS 15marks one page
a.  What ecological interactions are there (they can play your card game!).  Who eats who? Who lives where?  5 marks
b. . Are there invasive species were?  Identify and describe.   5 marks
c.  presentation: this content is one page, waterproof and in colour and finished 5 marks.



PARTICIPANT FEEDBACK 20 MARKS
5.  FUN:  10 MARKS
Did your participants have fun?
CONTENT 10  MARKS did they learn about your content.  WE WILL evaluate them!
Your participants will fill out an evaluation form telling us how this went for them.

  You will also evaluate them.