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8/1/2003

Get Real! Environmental Action Camp

Web Site
http://www.rochester.edu/warner/getreal

Monday-Friday Aug 4-8, 2003
From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

General Information
The Get Real! Action Camp is for middle school students in Rochester City Schools who will be entering grades 7-9 in September 2003. Participants will learn about environmental problems, design laboratory experiments, and analyze data using the latest technologies. Warner teaching and curriculum graduate students will lead participants in their scientific investigations. And it is all free!

During the week, students will learn:

  • Computer mapping using Geographical Information System technology
  • Computer-based probeware technology to analyze water samples
  • General theories and information about ecology
  • Scientific processes
  • Lab investigations
  • Reporting scientific results

Read the press release for more information.

Camp Co-Directors
April Luehmann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Science Education
Teaching and Curriculum
Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development
University of Rochester

Dina Markowitz, Ph.D.
Director, Life Sciences Learning Center
Assistant Professor, Environmental Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Brian Bailey
Instructional Technology Specialist
Monroe BOCES #1
Doctoral Student
Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development
University of Rochester

Lisa Buckshaw
K-12 Science Curriculum Coordinator
Greece Central School District
Doctoral Student
Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development
University of Rochester

Location
The Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Supported by:
U.S. Department of Education
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
The University of Rochester Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development
The University of Rochester Medical Center




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