Calendar of Events

  • Monday 11/17/03
    Wondering Monday
    Quote:
    “ We may as well dream of the world as it ought to be” Toni Morrison
    Activity: Ever wonder what life in the wild is like. Imagine a day as a critter in the wild and write about your life and habitat.
    Word of the Day: habitat
    Website: http://www.firn.edu/doe/sas/fcat.htm

  • Tuesday 11/18/03
    Exploration Tuesday
    Quote:
    "We won't have a society if we destroy the environment" Margaret Mead
    Activity: Explore your school environment. As a class, tour the school campus and jot down what you see and note what could be improved. Discuss as a class what environmental action project your class could be involved in.
    Word of the Day: environment
    Website: http://www.nwf.org/education/ -- Environmental Education Programs

  • Wednesday 11/19/03
    GIS Wednesday
    Quote:
    "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." John Muir
    Activity: Plan in advance to have someone from your city that uses GIS come to speak to your class about the various uses for the geographic information systems
    Word of the Day: Geographic Information System
    Website: http://www.gisday.com/

  • Thursday 11/20/03
    Learning Thursday
    Quote:
    "Without Geography you are no where" Jimmy Buffet
    Activity: Research information on the Endangered Species Act of 1973
    ( info on vocabulary list) Create a class poster using data collected
    Word of the Day: threatened - endangered
    Website: http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Science/Ecology/Endangered_Species.html
    http://educators.fws.gov/educators.html#cra

  • Friday 11/21/03
    Take Action Friday:
    Quote:
    "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail" Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Activity: Be a habitat hero. The earth is depending on you. Revisit your environmental issue from Tuesday. Voice your opinion by writing a letter to your principal, a city official or a letter to your local paper. Plan how to take action!
    Word of the Day: conservation
    Websites: http://fga.freac.fsu.edu/gaw let us know about your Take Action Project.
    www.nwf.org/action
   

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