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Research your Christopher Columbus Ideas!. Project Idea Possibilities. We broke these down into three categories: 1. School Issues 2. City / State Issues 3. Personal Ideas. Project Idea Possibilities. School Issues Computer Security / Filters Elective Cuts / School Budget Issues

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Project idea possibilities
Project Idea Possibilities

  • We broke these down into three categories:

  • 1. School Issues

  • 2. City / State Issues

  • 3. Personal Ideas


Project idea possibilities1
Project Idea Possibilities

  • School Issues

  • Computer Security / Filters

  • Elective Cuts / School Budget Issues

  • Bullying at School

  • Solar Panels for Schools

  • More Creative Fundraising

  • IPods too Loud (Hearing Loss)

  • School Start Times


Project idea possibilities2
Project Idea Possibilities

2. City / State Issues

  • Increase Recycling

  • Pets on the Loose / Stray Animals

  • Domestic Abuse

  • Cleaner air and water

  • Community Gardens / Rainwater gardens

  • Childhood Obesity

  • Racism in town / schools

  • A Community Center (more activities)


Project idea possibilities3
Project Idea Possibilities

3. Other Ideas

  • Homelessness (Dorothy Day House)

  • Fix up old buildings (Small business renovations)

  • Mosquitoes

  • Emerald Ash Borer

  • Diabetes Awareness

  • Eating Disorders (Bulimia / Anorexia)

  • Alternative Energy

  • Recycling (better / more)


Mr jopp s ideas
Mr. Jopp’s Ideas

  • Getting Kids outside and active

  • Decreasing Light Pollution

  • Invasive Plants (Buckthorn)

  • Year round schools

  • Natural Spaces for Schools

  • Water quality in our streams and rivers

  • Ebooks and iPads in schools

  • Decreasing the “haze” over Rochester

  • Saving ‘Heirloom’ plant species


Project idea im possibilities
Project Idea ‘IM-Possibilities’

Some topics have been way overdone in recent years.

Therefore:

No projects dealing with:

  • School Lunch

  • Sports Injuries (the concussion group did a great job with this)

  • Backpacks or lockers


Today in the computer lab
Today in the Computer Lab

  • 1. Make sure you sign the sign-up sheet for your group.

  • 2. Decide on an idea to research. Make sure your idea is important enough to make a difference in people’s lives.

  • 3. Find as much information about your topic as possible! (Become an expert on your topic)


Today in the computer lab1
Today in the Computer Lab

3. Become an expert on your topic!

  • What is the history of your issue?

  • What have others done to solve your issue?

  • What data can you find about your issue?

  • Can you create a timeline of events that relate to your issue?


Still c an t think of anything
Still can’t think of anything???

  • Try going to the Christopher Columbus website to look at past ideas that have won.(www.christophercolumbusawards.com)


What is due
What is due?

  • Your ‘5 First Questions’ is due by the end of class on Thursday.

  • You will spend 5 minutes sharing your ideas next Friday. (This is all of the questions on your ‘5 First Questions’ worksheet and your solution idea.


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