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PBL Camp Collaborators Wanted: Grade 6-8 (Week 2)

PBL Camp Collaborators Wanted: Grade 6-8 (Week 2)

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Please share your name and grade level and some info about the project you'd like to do. If you know your driving question, you can include that. If not, it's OK. You can collaborate with your team to develop that.

To connect with someone who has posted a project here, click their name to view their profile. In the left column, under the photo, there is a link SEND A MESSAGE. Use that to securely communicate. From there, you can share your email address or phone number. Please don't post your personal contact info in the group.

Once you've found collaborators, you may click "edit" at the bottom of your post and type PROJECT FOUND in the subject line so the rest of us know you're not available for this collaboration.
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Betty Ray
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Mary Ball
Environmental Educator from East Tennessee
Posted on 7/17/2010 7:19am

Is anyone interested in developing a unit on migratory birds? There are lots of good lessons and other resources to access online. And there are lots of ways students can get involved in migratory-bird conservation, no matter where you live.

Please contact Mary Ball directly.

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Betty Ray
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denise Oppenhagen
Teacher
Posted on 7/17/2010 9:17am
Physical Science - 8th grade

I am trying to design this as a multiple objective long range process. My thoughts are to create different modules, the first being a discussion of what is oil. In this module, I want to have them "get" physical and chemical properties of matter, basic, basic periodic table (through discussing oil as a hydrocarbon), elements, compounds, and mixtures. My plan is to create an "oil", push that oil upward through sand on the ocean bottom, and then find the constituent parts. For activities, they will do the oil spill cleanup and a density segment.

I started thinking of this earlier this summer and although it sounds pretty planned out, it really isn't that far. I would love to have collaborators with ideas and am very open to modifications.

Please contact denise Oppenhagen directly.

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