Upper Trinity GCD
Mobile Education Exhibit

Jillian McDonald
TAGD meeting
October 30, 2013
1
Exhibit Details
•

Budget- District approved

$55,000 in 2011

•

Trai
ler
30
%

Timeline- 8 month process from
purchase o...
Aquifer Model

3
STAAR Test Curriculum

4
Public Education Exhibit
• Who is our target audience?
•

- 6-8th grades
(10 months out of the year)

•
•

- Community eve...
According to the 2011 STAAR test, the most
missed question of any science related
section was….

„aquifer.‟

6
District Demographics- Under 18
•
•
•
•

Montague- 28.9%
Wise- 32.2%
Parker- 30.2%
Hood- 25.8%
Resources
Aquifer Exhibit in the
News

Publication in Nocona News

Published in Bowie News
Student Responses
•866 students surveyed
•76% responded with active
responses toward future
conservation efforts

•100% of...
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD
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Outreach and Education Roundtable: Jillian McDonald, Upper Trinity GCD

  1. 1. Upper Trinity GCD Mobile Education Exhibit Jillian McDonald TAGD meeting October 30, 2013 1
  2. 2. Exhibit Details • Budget- District approved $55,000 in 2011 • Trai ler 30 % Timeline- 8 month process from purchase of trailer to first visit • • Grap hics 15% Staff- 1-2 person staff for events Trailer Use- about 60-80 days out of the year Trailer Convers ion 22% Aqu ifer Mo del 33%
  3. 3. Aquifer Model 3
  4. 4. STAAR Test Curriculum 4
  5. 5. Public Education Exhibit • Who is our target audience? • - 6-8th grades (10 months out of the year) • • - Community events and other county programs (on • demand) What do we teach? Watersheds O&G Aquifers Permeability Groundwater Porosity Non-point and point source pollution
  6. 6. According to the 2011 STAAR test, the most missed question of any science related section was…. „aquifer.‟ 6
  7. 7. District Demographics- Under 18 • • • • Montague- 28.9% Wise- 32.2% Parker- 30.2% Hood- 25.8%
  8. 8. Resources
  9. 9. Aquifer Exhibit in the News Publication in Nocona News Published in Bowie News
  10. 10. Student Responses •866 students surveyed •76% responded with active responses toward future conservation efforts •100% of schools requested to schedule visits next year Students were asked: “How will you implement water conservation in your home?”

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