High school students teach elementary students how to measure and graph water temperature.
- Students will use the scientific process and habitats of mind to solve problems.
- Students will understand that science, technology and society are interwoven and interdependent.
- Students go on a field trip to a lake or pond.
- Students collaborate with high school students to understand the process of measuring water temperature.
- Students graph water temperature using probe software and a Palm.
- Students take pictures of various locations surrounding the pond or lake.
Sunshine State Standards
NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students
- Use input devices (e.g., mouse, keyboard, remote control) and output devices
(e.g., monitor, printer) to successfully operate computers, VCR's, audiotapes,
and other technologies.
- Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, family members, and others when using technology in the classroom.
- Practice responsible use of technology systems and software.
- Use technology resources (e.g., puzzles, logical thinking programs, writing tools, digital cameras, drawing tools) for problem solving, communication, and illustration of thoughts, ideas, and stories.
- Palm Pix cameras
- ImagiProbe software
- Students write up their observations in a word processing program.
- Students create their own experiment in the classroom or at school.
- Students create a web page on their experience using pictures and written observations.
- Students create a video from the pictures with text and audio.