Challenges-in-depth (MS)

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
Ampitheater (venue)
Teacher Workshop
Field Trip Extensions

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





   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
Plant Explorers & Science Discoveries: Graphic Novel

3: Entry form, Academic StandardsEvaluation sheet 

Challenge 4 Global Challenge
Observing & Monitoring: Plants and Their Pollinators

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

Challenge 5
Conserving Traditions: Green Treasures

5: Entry form, Academic StandardsEvaluation sheet
    E-vite flyer
RESOURCES:
Green Treasures Interview Guide
Ethnobotany Teacher Modules 
Examples of Newsletters
Student workshop

Challenge 6
Conservation Strategies: Lizards on the Loose

6: Entry form, Table, Academic StandardsEvaluation sheet
RESOURCES:   
Lizard Evolution Video
Lizards of Miami Field Guide
Anole Annals
Lizard Labs

Challenge 7
Action Plan: Gardens and Green Spaces

7: Entry form, Table, Academic Standards, Evaluation sheet
    School Consultation
RESOURCES: 
Teacher Workshop

Challenge 8
Human Impact: Green Cuisine's Supermarket Biodiversity

8: Entry form, Table, Academic StandardsEvaluation sheet 
   E-vite flyer
RESOURCES:
Culinary Quick-Tips video: Sanitation
Cuninary Quick-Tips Video: Presentation 
Green Cuisine Website Resources
Teacher Workshop
The Fruit Hunters Part 1, The Fruit Hunters Part 2

Challenge 9
School Conservation Plan: Biodiversity Study

9: Entry form, Academic StandardsEvaluation sheet 
   School Consultation
RESOURCES:
How to Write Your Biodiversity Plan
Natural Areas Management Plan Sample
USDA PowerPoint
GIS Overview Presentation 
How to Write a Conservation Plan  

Involving Your Students in Plant Conservation
Promoting Earth Stewardship


last updated: 9/16/14