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Using iCONN with Science Embedded Performance Tasks (CMT,CAPT). Presented by: Janet Roche Simsbury High School. Using iCONN with Science Embedded Performance Tasks (CMT,CAPT). Science Tasks aligned with Information Literacy Framework http://www.ctcema.org/workshops.htm

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using iconn with science embedded performance tasks cmt capt

Using iCONN with Science Embedded Performance Tasks (CMT,CAPT)

Presented by: Janet Roche

Simsbury High School

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Using iCONN with Science Embedded Performance Tasks (CMT,CAPT)
  • Science Tasks aligned with Information Literacy Framework
  • http://www.ctcema.org/workshops.htm
  • Science Embedded Performance Tasks
  • http://www.sde.ct.gov/cwp/view.asp?a=2618&q=320890
  • Janet Roche [email protected]
teaching science through inquiry
Teaching Science Through Inquiry
  • CMT--Grades 3-8: 1 task each grade that includes 1-3 labs and a suggestion that students deepen their understanding of the lab with nonfiction research
  • Grade 4: Go With the Flow
  • Grade 6: Dig In!
  • CAPT --Grade 9:3 tasks, Grade 10:2 tasks that include a laboratory activity and a science, technology and society investigation
  • Grade 9: CT Brownfield Sites
  • Grade 10: Human Population Dynamics
experiment vs research
Experiment vs. Research
  • How do I include research when students have hands-on with labs and I have so much content to cover?
  • Some inquiries are best answered by experiments and others by research
  • The task often includes suggested web sites. This presentation will include suggested iCONN databases.
  • iCONN is available free to schools, libraries and homes in CT so it minimizes the Digital Divide
grade 4 go with the flow task
Grade 4: Go With the Flow Task
  • Experiment #1: Different ways to light a bulb
  • Experiment #2: Which materials conduct electricity
  • Experiment #3: Investigating Your Own Questions
  • Conduct further research on electric circuits to enhance literacy skills and deepen science understanding
investigate through research
Investigate Through Research
  • Search terms: batteries
  • iCONN databases: Kids InfoBits
  • howstuffworks.com
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Many types of batteries have been invented since 1800. Different batteries are designed for long life, high power, or recharging ease, depending on the application.
  • How It Works
  • Further Readings
    • -- Borton, Paula and Vicky Cave.The Usborne Book of Batteries and Magnets. Tulsa, OK: EDC, 1995. (JUV/YA)
    • -- Marshall Brain\'s "How Stuff Works. http://www.howstuffworks.com/battery.htm
  • Source Citation:

"Batteries." The Blackbirch Encyclopedia of Science & Invention. 4 vols. Blackbirch Press, 2001.  Reproduced in Kids InfoBits.  Detroit:  Gale, 2007. 

http://galenet.galegroup.com/ servlet/KidsInfoBits

grade 6 dig in task
Grade 6: Dig In! Task
  • Experiment #1: Relationship Between Soil Properties and Water Absorption
  • Experiment #2: Relationship Between Soil Properties and Water Percolation Rate
  • Research: What soil is, where it comes from, different soil types, soil properties and absorbency
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Investigate Through Research
  • Search Terms: soil research, soil layers, soil composition, sand
  • iCONN databases: InfoTrac Junior Edition, Discovering Collection
headings in article lead to other search terms
Headings in article lead to other search terms

Soil formation

Soil profiles and horizons (horizontal layers)

Aging soils

Soil categories

Soil groups and agriculture

Life in the soil

grade 9 ct brownfield sites task
Grade 9: CT Brownfield Sites Task
  • Find a CT Brownfield site near your hometown
  • Research one of the potential contaminants
  • Formulate a question about the site that may be answered through scientific investigation
  • Design a scientific investigation about a brownfield site
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Investigate Through Research
  • Search terms: brownfield
  • iCONN Databases:

National Newspapers -- Hartford Courant, InfoTrac for Students

grade 10 human population dynamics task
Grade 10: Human Population Dynamics Task
  • Design a Power Point presentation that compares the population dynamics in an underdeveloped country and a developed country
  • Interpret population growth data from the U.S. Census Bureau website
  • Research three factors that affect population changes in one of the countries
  • Research how one technological advance might affect changes from 2005-2025 in one of the countries
  • Take a position: Did technology have a positive or negative affect on population dynamics
  • Support with evidence
  • Cite sources
investigate through research3
Investigate Through Research
  • Search terms:

South Africa - Country Report Desalination

Desalination and South Africa

  • iCONN databases:

Student Research Center

Discovering Collection

InfoTrac Student Edition

read about the country to learn of technological advance
Read about the country to learn of technological advance
  • Agriculture: Scarce water sources combined with droughts make production variable from year to year, and only 12 percent of the land is arable.
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