Bugscope

Session 2012-090 with California State Univ- East Bay

Application

The School

School Name California State Univ- East Bay
School Homepage http://www20.csueastbay.edu/
Location Alameda California, United States
Community Suburban
Type Public

The Class

Subjects Taught Preservice teachers
Grades Taught Other
Number of Students 65

The Project

Project Title Using scientific technologies to investigate insects
Insects To Study various CA bugs
Project Description We will be using Bugscope to investigate specific questions about insects. Preservice teachers will be proposing their own use of the scope via a classroom assignment prior to Bugscope sessions. After the session, the students will discuss/ write about the value of using a scientific instrument for inquiry purposes, the use of remote technologies as an authentic method of studying insects, and apply the use of Bugscope to various other curricular areas (language arts, visual arts, creative writing, science, etc.).

Miscellaneous

Where did you hear about Bugscope? We have used Bugscope for many years! Good to be back!

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