The Odyssey of Sea Turtles in North Carolina

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Jessica Jennings

5th Annual ECU Gifted Conference
October 5, 2011
www.ecugifted.com

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The Odyssey of Sea Turtles in North Carolina

  1. 1. An Instructional Trilogy: Using Real World Problems, Rigor and Technology in the Classroom<br />Jessica Jennings<br />
  2. 2. AIG Camp Website<br />
  3. 3. Day One: Watch Out: Turtle Hurdles!<br />Point to Ponder: Even before a sea turtle is born it faces a variety of predators; humans being one predator that is preventable.<br />VoiceThread<br />Creating Multiple Usernames through Gmail<br />Main Email Example: msjennings@gmail.com<br />Sample Student Username: msjennings+jada@gmail.com<br />Life Cycle of Sea Turtle Glogster<br />Turtle Hurdles Activity<br />
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  6. 6. Day Two: Hey, Sea Turtles this is OUR beach, or is it?<br />Point to Ponder: Humans are one of the sea turtles main predators through fisheries, pollution, coastal development, climate change, and harvesting. Many humans do not agree that many beaches are roped off to humans to protect sea turtles.<br />Google Earth<br />Playtime… Find your house! (Handout on Conference Site)<br />Tip Sheet (Handout on Conference Site)<br />2010 Nesting Sites Activity<br />Coastal Development Trends<br />
  7. 7. Day Three: Amazing Sea Turtle Volunteers<br />Point to Ponder: Many people in North Carolina have dedicated much of their time to protecting sea turtles. Has their time been well spent?<br />Special Visitor: Casey Sokolovic<br />Founder of Love ASea Turtle of Pitt County<br />
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  9. 9. Day Four: We can change this? Why, YES we can!<br />Point to Ponder: The Endangered Species Act protects sea turtles from being harmed, but many of them are still affected by human actions. Many humans depend on coastal developments and fishing to provide for their families.<br />Technology-Infused Product<br />Ten Ways to Love A Sea Turtle<br />

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