Teaching with Data - NSTA 2010 Costa Rica

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This presentation was provided to NSTA 2010 Delegates traveling to Costa Rica with Holbrook Travel and PASCO Scientific utilizing the Spark Mobile Learning Labs and sensors for inquiry based learning

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Teaching with Data - NSTA 2010 Costa Rica

  1. 1. Teaching with Data In the Rainforest?
  2. 2. Last Daily Download <ul><li>How can we take this experience back? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In support of the NSTA international charter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do it with Data! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sound level data! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Weather Data <ul><li>Identify the Biome </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What can 24 hours of weather data tell us about the climate? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What can the climate tell us about the flora and fauna? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Water Quality <ul><li>How was your experience with Monteverde? </li></ul><ul><li>How was this different/similar to what we did in Tortuguero and Arenal? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Less parameters (more protocol driven) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More organized (connections to organizations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biological component </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Water Quality is a great international project! <ul><li>All grade levels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>pH strips at elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GIS mapping in college </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multi-disciplinary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Earth and Environmental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Government connections </li></ul><ul><li>Grant opportunities </li></ul>
  6. 6. Summary of the Data <ul><li>What is the quality of your local stream? </li></ul>
  7. 7.   air temp bar. Pres temp w DO pH cond sal nitrate phos ammonia hardness alkal turbid tortuguero dock 28.5 29.72 27.2 5.7 8.69 2658 0 0.36 0.17 0.12 150 70 4.2 river convergence 28.9 29.72 28.4 7.1 8.49 533 0 0.41 0.28 0.04 55 60 12 canal 28.4 29.72 27.9 6.8 8.69 246 0 0.35 0.32 0.02 85 50 8.1                                                         lower pool (pond)         8.46 1928   0.14     375 720 7 swim up bar         6.98 1686   0.16     400 640 9.3 top pool         8.19 1899   0.17 0.17   500 800 14.8     Movteverde 21.3   18.6 7.7 6.55 39              
  8. 8. Soil/Weather/Light <ul><li>Reflections </li></ul>
  9. 9. Final Thoughts…

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