Students survey an area using skills in compass reading, data recording, sketching, and making accurate measurements. They take data gathered in the field and creat a digital version that can manuipulated and analyzed.
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New Review Community Soundscapes
Acoustic surveys aren't limited to the rainforest or performing arts venues. The final lesson of three has scholars design their own acoustic surveys of a local habitat. Options include natural, urban, and even the school environment....
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Public Health Survey: Do This Before Watching the Movie
Before watching the PBS film The Most Dangerous Woman in America about Mary Mallon (aka "Typhoid Pary"), have your class fill out a survey about their opinions on infectious diseases. The second page of the activity provides six...
6th - 10th Health
New Review The Fibre Optic Cable Class
Many people know that fiber optics are used in delivering the Internet, but are surprised to learn they are also used in astronomy. Scholars explore light, reflection, and fiber optics through hands-on activities. They discuss methods of...
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Renewable Energy Action Project: What's in Your Energy Portfolio?
Uncover the renewable energy potential in your region. The activity outlines an approach to research current practices and trends. Learners conduct surveys to assess the attitudes of the local population and prepare a paper summarizing...
6th - 8th Science