Bugscope

Session 2007-055 with TUSCOLA HIGH SCHOOL

Application

The School

School Name TUSCOLA HIGH SCHOOL
School Homepage www.tuscola.k12.us
Location Tuscola IL, US
Community Rural
Type Public

The Class

Subjects Taught BIOLOGY, ADVANCED BIOLOGY, AND LAB SCIENCE
Grades Taught 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Number of Students 75

The Project

Project Title INSECTA
Insects To Study EARWIG, FLY, BEE, LADY BUG
Project Description I WILL USE THE BUGSCOPE AS AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CLASS, INSECTA. IT WILL BE A GREAT HELP TO THE STUDENTS SEEING THE DIFFERENT CHARACTERISTICS OF INSECTS. IT WILL, ALSO, HELP THEM IN FINDING THE DIFFERENT INSECTS FOR THE INSECT COLLECTION THAT IS DUE IN OCTOBER. I WILL INTRODUCE THE STUDENTS TO THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF MICROSCOPES THAT ARE USED IN THE FIELD OF BIOLOGY. I WILL SPEND TIME TALKING ABOUT THE SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPE IN GREATER DETAIL THAN BEFORE BECAUSE THIS TYPE OF MICROSCOPE THAT WILL BE USED THAT DAY.

Miscellaneous

Where did you hear about Bugscope? I TOOK A WORKSHOP THIS SUMMER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS CALLED THE CHAMPAIGN UNIT 4 NANOTECHNOLOGY TEACHER ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM.

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