Boise - Treasure Valley

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Post-Workshop Survey

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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

get them outside

Tucker Williams • Jul 14, 2017

Yes, lets get the students outside but for a reason. Having 30 students can make it hard to get them all outside in a controlled manner. Therefore, I will try to give outdoor assignments for students to take home. I'm an ELA teacher, so I would relate all activities to writing. Also, I would try... more

Ideas of how to MILES

Carissa Summers • Jul 14, 2017

How am I gonna nag to implement all that I learned from this class. 1. Have a number of guest speakers (Janet Worthington, Trout Unlimited, Glen Edward   2. Create a nature garden 3. Have top students research some of the historical people and have them create reinacts 4. Invite students to... more

Ideas of how to MILES

Carissa Summers • Jul 14, 2017

How am I gonna nag to implement all that I learned from this class. 1. Have a number of guest speakers (Janet Worthington, Trout Unlimited, Glen Edward   2. Create a nature garden 3. Have top students research some of the historical people and have them create reinacts 4. Invite students to... more

Beginning Cycles

Justin Frost • Jul 14, 2017

Understanding the natural world is a primary goal of Physical Science.  If we can analyze natural problems then we can use the scientific method to create solutions for our natural and social environments.  Learning about SES in Idaho has opened my mind to how complex natural resource management... more

Bringing this wonderful experience back to my classroom

Duane Shreve • Jul 14, 2017

Wow, we have had so much input this week. We have constantly been talking about socio-ecological systems and doing activities that center around them.  We have a unit that deals with our evnironment and this week has made me rethink the way I teach it. I have been looking at it from a more... more

Resources

Idaho Department of Water Resources

Idaho Department of Water Resources

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Added by: Rebecca Chavarria

This is the State's water department. On their website there are links to information on everything water in Idaho, including water rights, geothermal resources, water data, and legal resources (just to name a few). A great tool for classroom use to get students involved in learning about our water systems and protecting them.


Resource type: Classroom Equipment, Contacts / Events, Fact Sheets / Handouts, GIS / Mapping, Ideas for Activities, Instructions / Tutorials, Notes, Opportunities, Presentations, Other

Human Environment Systems handout for Eagle Island hike

File Merriman_HES Worksheet 2.docx

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Added by: Cindy Busche

This worksheet will be used at Eagle Island State Park to explore the human -environment systems.  It can be modified to fit your specific location with students.


Resource type: Ideas for Activities

Climate Change in Idaho Resource

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Added by: Cindy Busche

EPA Climate Change in Idaho resource from Karie Boone and Mark Robbins


Resource type: Fact Sheets / Handouts

Mining Presentation by Brian Lawless

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Added by: Cindy Busche

Presentation slides from former MOSS student Brian Lawless about the effects of mining in Idaho.


Resource type: Presentations

Geothermal History

File GEOTHERMAL History.docx

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Added by: Cindy Busche

Handouts from the Geothermal Presentation at The Springs by City engineer Jon Gunnerson.


Resource type: Fact Sheets / Handouts, Notes

Lesson Plans

Crumple a Paper Watershed by OMSI

Crumple a Paper Watershed by OMSI

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Added by: Cindy Busche

Using paper, markers and water, students can make a watershed relief map and see how water flows or 'sheds' off the land.


Topic: Geology/Mapping, Water Quality