Mrs. Hoffmann, first unit of library use, Introduction to Library resources: Spectrum 5, US non-fiction, EBSCO, catalog, databases and collection; Introduction to bibliographic citation
First introduction to HTML; learn how to format a page, using TACO software; insert an image, format text, begin to use color text, background; design your own personal web page;
Pairs of students take several digital photos of each other for their first web page
(See web pages for "Day 7," "Day 8," and "Day 9" elsewhere on this web site.
Mrs. Hoffmann's second round in library: performing extensive research on ONE science topic, using both print and electronic resources. Creating a research folder with project references. Completing the bibliographic citation project, using Slate Citation Machine.
Back in lab, to image search multiple photos and images of science topic, from web; construct a web page about your subject, using text from library research; properly cite sources and provide bibliography
Peer edit each other's web pages, revise and improve, and upload final pages onto the RPS web site
Introduction to computer programming language, using LOGO and MicroWorlds software; finish simple maze or game or a series of geometric drawings as a final project
Experiment with robotics, using already constructed robotic vehicles, to follow simple programming
Final round of more web pages, especially with links and some multimedia, or continued work on MicroWorlds or robotics