Handbook of Engaged Learning Projects

The Search For ET

Project Calendar

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Timeline

Timeline for Project Completion:

The following calendar is representative of a typical schedule for the year-end project. The schedule shows usual classroom activities being run alongside the year-end project. Year-end project acvities are highlited in red.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

3/18

Student Project Info Sheet -assigned as HW

3/19

Year-end projects introduced and discussed; Sound and Light unit activities

3/19

Projects/topics discussed - 4 minutes; Sound and Light unit activities

3/23

Projects/topics discussed - 4 minutes; Sound and Light unit activities

3/24

Projects/topics discussed - 4 minutes; Sound and Light unit activities

3/25

Project sign-up begins at 7 am; first-come, first-serve; Sound and Light unit activities

3/26

Student groups receive their project folders; exemplars are distributed and looked at for 10 minutes; Sound and Light unit activities

3/27

Sound and Light unit activities

4/7

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/8

Class discussion of projects/goal of lit. search; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/9

IMC reserved- students use recsources to conduct a literature search

4/10

IMC reserved- students use recsources to conduct a literature search

4/11

IMC reserved- students use recsources to conduct a literature search

4/14

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/15

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/16

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/17

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/18

First draft of lit. search is due; 10 min. spent doing peer assessment; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/21

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/22

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/23

Rough draft of lit. search due; students spend entire day investigating potential use of lab equipment.

4/24

Time allowed to discuss project proposal (15 min.); Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/25

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/28

Rough draft of lit. search returned to students - 5 min. allotted to read comments and plan editting strategy; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/29

First draft of project proposal is due; 10 min. spent doing peer assessment; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/30

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/1

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/2

Rough draft of project proposal is due; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/5

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/6

Rough draft of project proposal returned to students; 10 min. allotted to read teacher feedback;Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/7

Groups allowed 10 min. to discuss tomorrow's activities; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/8

Student groups begin their experiment; entire 55 minutes devoted to collecting data

5/9

Student groups reflect on yesterday's successes and failures (10-15 min.); Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/12

Entire 55 minutes allowed for experimentation

5/13

30 minutes allowed for experimentation; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/14

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/15

Entire 55 minutes allowed for experimentation

5/16

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/19

Entire 55 minutes allowed for experimentation

5/20

30 minutes allowed for experimentation; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/21

Planning time (10 min.); Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/22

Presentation sign-up; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/23

Information Summary Final Draft Due

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/26

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/27

Project Presentations given and lab reports due

5/28

Project Presentations given and lab reports due

5/29

Project Presentations given and lab reports due

5/30

Reflection and Refraction unit activities


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Author: Brian K. Wegley from Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL
Multimedia Handbook of Engaged Learning Projects sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab. Funded by the North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium based at the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL).
Created: July 9, 1997
http://www-ed.fnal.gov/help/97/et/etsched.html