Sunday, July 12, 2015

#cuerockstar Teach Wild Resources

We had a great adventures at Rock Star Saugatuck and Rock Star MASSCUE playing "Oh Deer", crossing the Kalamazoo River on the only operating hand-crank chain ferry in the U.S., and climbing Mt. Baldhead's 302 steps, and digging into the Google Cultural Institute. Better yet were the great conversations we had about effectively bringing nature into your curriculum and taking kids out into it. Here are resource links.

Project Wild - Find more information on the program and link to trainings and curriculum
Project Wild and Project Aquatic materials listed on eBay.

The Nature Connection by Clare Walker Leslie

Screen Shot 2015-07-12 at 5.24.22 PM - Great infographic maker

Canva - Create beautiful graphics to show findings.

Google Cultural Institute - Take students to museums all over the world and have them create collections of the ways animals have been portrayed in art over the years.

Trimble Sketchup - Have your students build their own Mt. Baldy steps or recreate structures you discover with them. It's as real as math gets.

Walkmeter App

GPS Altimeter App

BirdCaller App

Leaf Snap

[caption id="attachment_1086" align="alignleft" width="717"]On top of Mt. Baldhead, all covered in S.T.E.A.M. On top of Mt. Baldhead, all covered in S.T.E.A.M.[/caption]

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