Boise - Treasure Valley

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Post-Workshop Survey

Hello Digi-Learners!

As we wrap up the week, here is the post-survey that you will need to complete in order for me to issue your payment.  Please complete this by Monday, July 17.

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Digi-Learner Reminders

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Just a reminder that you may post resources to the Resources Tab on this web site in lieu of posting a blog to meet your five-post requirement for this week.

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Blog Posts

How am I going to integrate this into my classroom

Allen Dale • Jul 14, 2017

I have been thinking a lot about how I am going to integrate this into my classroom. THis morning when we went to the Edwards farm I had no idea that it was the family farm of one of my teaching colleagues from Kuna high school, Travis Edwards. Travis is in the Ag dept. and teaches a lot of the... more

Don't Forget to Share the WHY

Cheryl Werhner Coffman • Jul 14, 2017

Curriculum can bog me down sometimes. I can get so involved in the knowledge that kids need to know, that I forget to share the WHY. This week has been a big refresher in the concept of why we need to take kids outside and show them what’s going on in their world. This week we got dirty, sweaty... more

Integration for Sophomore Biology

Steve DeMers • Jul 14, 2017

Now that our workshop is coming to an end we need to try and figure out how to integrate some of what we have learned into our curriculum.  This seems like a large task as we have seen a lot.   One of the most important tasks, in my opinion, is to facilitate the fact that we are not apart from... more

If you can't take them to it, bring it to them!

Angela Becker • Jul 14, 2017

Like so many of us, I feel that field trips are next to impossible to coordinate for my students. I have anywhere between 140-190 7th graders and that's only half of the students in our grade. Finding places that can accommodate 300+ students is next to impossible. Taking that many students out... more

Looks Like We Made It

Jason DuBose • Jul 14, 2017

As our learning adventure comes to a close I'm left with question about how to apply the knowledge I've gained.  I feel very passionate about the ecology close to home. One of the biggest eye-openers this week was the amount of drinking water that is used for irrigation. I believe I can make a... more

Resources

Eagle Island eBird Report 07/13/17

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Added by: Cindy Busche

The attached list of birds that we spotted at Eagle Island State Park was created by Gary Worthington using the eBird app.  The free app can be downloaded at ebird.org on iOS and Android devices.


Resource type: Notes

2017 Adventure Learning youtube page

2017 Adventure Learning youtube

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Added by: Mary Lugg

Boise 2017 Adventure Learning participants digital stories


Resource type: Presentations

What the Boise Watershed Means to Me by Duane Shreve

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Added by: Cindy Busche

Duane Shreve's final project titled 'What the Boise Watershed Means to Me.'


Resource type: Presentations

Idaho Climate Lab Presentation by Mark Robbins and Karie Boone

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Added by: Cindy Busche

Idaho Climate Lab Presentation by Mark Robbins and Karie Boone


Resource type: Presentations

Idaho Conservation League - Take Action

Actions & Issues - Idaho Conservation League

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Added by: Rebecca Chavarria

A great resource for anyone wanting to take action to protect Idaho's natural resources. Gives information about local issues, and provides resources for ways to take action. A great way to get students involved!


Resource type: Classroom Equipment, Contacts / Events, Ideas for Activities, Presentations

Lesson Plans

Watershed Planning Game

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Added by: Maddie Pacold

Students plan a watershed and must account for various stakeholders. 


Topic: Ecosystem Services, Water Quantity/Budget

Sticky Water (Intro to Water Unit- Water is a Polar Molecule)

Microsoft Office document icon Lesson Plan: Students do four mini experiments to learn about water's unique properties. (Introduction to Water Unit)

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Added by: Denise Schwendener

 An introduction to water and the role it plays in your life. Water is a polar molecule. 


Topic: Other

Fire ecology and management

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Added by: Mary Lugg

hands-on learning activity to discuss fire ecology and management in Idaho


Topic: Other

Climate Change Lab presented by Mark Robbins

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Added by: Mary Lugg

Place-based climate change information and lab


Topic: Climate Change

Salmon Collaborative Planning Scenario by Karie Boone

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Added by: Cindy Busche

Explore a collaborative planning process surrounding the topic of salmon


Topic: Other