Challenges-in-depth (HS)

The Fairchild Challenge 2014-2015                                                                        

Challenge 1
Inventory & Data Collection: Backyard Biodiversity

1: Entry form, Table, Academic Standards, Evaluation sheet
RESOURCES:
What is a BioBlitz? 
BioBlitz Website links
Teacher Workshop
Field Trip Extensions

Challenge 2
Inventory & Data Collection: Looking at Life Around Us
   A. Fairchild Challenge T-shirt Design: BioBlitz



   B. Adopt-a-Tree: Flyer Design

 

Educator Challenge: Adopt-a-Tree Design

2A: Entry form, Table, Academic StandardsEvaluation sheet
RESOURCES:
What is a BioBlitz? 
BioBlitz Website links
IFAS  
Teacher Workshop
Field Trip Extensions

2B: Entry form, Academic StandardsEvaluation sheet 
RESOURCES:
Adopt-a-Tree website  
Adopt-a-Tree Video


Educator entry form, Evaluation sheet

Challenge 3
Methodology: Exploring Environmental Sciences

3: Entry form, Table/Student Selection Form, Student Liability Form, Academic Standards

RESOURCES:
Student Opportunities 
Lewis Vaughn Memorial Scholarship      
Fairchild Summer Internships     
EES Topics

Challenge 4
Historical Perspective: Mayoral Speech

4: Entry form, Academic Standards, Evaluation sheet
    E-vite flyer
RESOURCES:
History Miami
Miami Herald Archives
Historical Perspective website resources 

Challenge 5
Personal Perspective: Environmental Debates on Biodiversity

5: Entry form, Topic Ranking Form, Academic Standards, Evaluation sheet
    E-vite flyer
RESOURCES:
National Speech and Debate Association
British Parliamentary Debate Guide
Videos of British Parliamentary Debating 
Debate Workshop Flyer, Student Workshop        
2013-2014 (Last year) Debate results 
2014-2015 Environmental Debate topics
2014-2015 Debate results

Challenge 6 Global Challenge
Observing & Monitoring: Plants and Their Pollinators

6: Entry form, Table, Academic Standards, Evaluation sheet 6A, Evaluation 6B
     E-vite flyer
RESOURCES:
Pollinator Syndromes    
Student workshop
Field Trip Extension

Challenge 7
Conservation Strategies: Fairchild's Million Orchid Project

7: Entry form, Academic StandardsEvaluation sheet
RESOURCES:   
Fairchild's Million Orchid Project
Fairchild's Million Orchid Project in the Media     
Teacher Workshop

Challenge 8
Action Plan: Gardens and Green Spaces

8: Entry form, Table, Academic Standards, Evaluation sheet
    
Request a School Consultation    
RESOURCES:  
Teacher Workshop

Challenge 9
Human Impact: Green Cuisine's Supermarket Biodiversity

9: Entry form, Table, Academic Standards, Evaluation sheet
   E-vite flyer
RESOURCES:
Culinary Quick-Tips video: Presentation
Culinary Quick-Tipsv video: Sanitation
Green Cuisine Website Resources
Teacher Workshop 
The Fruit Hunters Part 1, The Fruit Hunters Part 2

Challenge 10
Conservation Plan: Biodiversity Study

10: Entry form, Academic Standards, Evaluation sheet
    Request a School Consultation
RESOURCES:
How to Write Your Biodiversity Plan
School Conservation Plan Website Resources
Natural Areas Management Plan Sample
USDA PowerPoint
GIS Overview Presentation 
How to Write a Conservation Plan        
Teacher Workshop

Involving Your Students in Plant Conservation 
Promoting Earth Stewardship


last updated: 8/22/14