We offer a 1 day course to teachers interested in participating in the project. If you are interested in the course, please contact Thomas Cooper - coopert@thewalkerschool.org or tcooper66@gmail.com

Course Outline

Time
Topic
Resource Link
8:00 - 9:00
Overview of Project
Review of Project UbD Lesson Plan
PowerPoint
UbD Lesson Plan
9:00 - 10:30
Google Earth Basics (Navigation, Finding Places, Determining Collection Sites, Planning a Field Trip)
GE Directions
9:30 - 12:00
Field Trip to do Water Testing
Use of GPS Units (optional)
varies by location of seminar
12:00 - 1:00
Lunch at Test Site (host should arrange for a picnic lunch for participants)

1:00 - 2:00
Joining the Project Wiki
Setting up a School Page
Posting Field Images to School Page
Entering Collected Data in Project Form
Directions Page
2:00 - 3:00
Creating Basic Placemarks and Folders
Adding the Clean Watersheds Template
Adding Your Information to the Template
Posting Your Layer to the School Data Page
School Layer Page
3:00 - 4:00
Join the GoAPES community
Customizing Placemarks (adding video, custom icons and other items)
GoAPES Social Network on Ning