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Topic

Time & Participants


 

 

Monday, January 12

Interview a scientist – How do we count the animals in a habitat? --census techniques.
 


 

- Archives

 


 

9:30 am
10:30 am
12:30 pm

 

9:30 AM
Bridgewater-Raritan, NJ: Hillside I.S..
Collierville, TN: St. George's Schools,

10:30 AM
Ward-Melville Site, NY: Glenwood Landing E.S.
Bridgewater-Raritan, NJ: Hillside I.S.
Park Ridge, NJ:
Newark, NJ: Abington Ave. School

12:30 PM
Ward-Melville Site, NY:Glenwood Landing E.S.
Park Ridge, NJ:

2:00 PM (Spanish)
Waco Ind. Sch. Dist.,TX: Sul Ross E.S. & South Waco Sch.
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Tuesday, January 13
 

Predator - Prey Relationships interspersed with Q & A and sharing.
 

 


 

- Archives

 

9:30 am
10:30 am
1:00 pm
 



9:30 AM

Bridgewater-Raritan, NJ: Hillside I.S.,
Temple, TX: Thornton E.S.

10:30 AM and 1:00 PM
Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley H.S.
Highlands, NJ: Henry Hudson Reg. H.S.

1:00 PM
Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley H.S.

 
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Wednesday, January 14

1. Short lesson modules on nutrient cycling, part 1. The “Brown Food Web�--ants and nutrient movements.
 

2. Short lesson modules on Predator/Prey Relationships interspersed with Q & A and sharing
 


 

- Archives

 

8:05 am
10:30 am
1:00 pm
1:47 pm
 


8:05 AM (topic 1)

Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley H.S.

10:30 AM (topic 2.)
Newark, NJ: Dayton St. Sch.
Temple, TX: Travis M.S., Lamar M.S.
NY: Henry Viscardi School

1:00 PM (topic 2)
Waco Independent Sch. Dist, TX: South Waco Sch.
Park Ridge, NJ: East Brook E.S.

Fairlawn, NJ: Radburn E.S.
MSU site, NJ: PRISM teacher observers workshop

1:47 PM (topic 2)
Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley H.S.

 
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Thursday, January 15

1. Short lesson modules on nutrient cycling, part 2. The “Brown Food Web�—soil profiles and leaf decay, roots & mycchorhizae, fungi
 

2. Short lesson modules on Predator/Prey Relationships interspersed with Q & A and sharing

3. Short lesson modules on nutrient cycling, part 2. The “Brown Food Web�—soil profiles and leaf litter. Q & A and sharing
 

All Jan. 15 sessions cancelled due to snow and school closures in New Jersey
 





8:05 AM (topic 1)

Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley H.S.

8:53 AM (topic 2)
Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley H.S.

11:20 AM (topic3)
Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley H.S.

 
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Friday, January 16

1. Tropical Rainforest: My Favorite Biome. Species Diversity Frogs, Lizards, snakes

2. Tropical Rainforest:
My Favorite Biome.
Species Diversity: Lizards
 

 
3. Tropical Rainforest:
My Favorite Biome.
Lesson modules varied
by choice:

Camouflage/Mimicry

 

 

Archive

 

10:30 am
11:15 am
1:00 pm
 

 


10:30 AM (topic 2)
NJ: Judd E.S.
Jersey City, NJ: PS#
Ward-Melville Site, NY: W. H. Cornwell Sch.
Waco Ind. Sch. Dist., TX: Sul Ross Sch.



11:15 AM (topic1)

NJ: Judd E.S.
Monroe Township, NJ: Radix E.S.


1:00 PM (topic 3)
Park Ridge, NJ: East Brook Sch.
Fairlawn, NJ: Warren Point E.S.
Waco Ind. Sch. Dist., TX: Mountainview Sch.
Ward-Melville Site, NY: W.H. Cornwell Sch.

 
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Saturday, January 17

Family Science Day-- special session to involve families in discussions with rainforest scientists and environmental educators on location in tropical forest: Food Webs
 

NO ARCHIVE
 

 



10:30 AM

NJ: Horton E.S. Ecology Club & Hillside I.S. Environmental club

 
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Tuesday, January 20

Interview a Scientist – Invertebrate Specialist
 


 

Archive

 

 

 
9:30 AM
Park Ridge, NJ:

10:30 AM
Totowa, NJ:
Ward-Melville Site, NY: B. G. Manor E.S. & South Country E.S.

1:00 PM
Totowa, NJ:
Ward-Melville Site, NY: Patchogue-Medford Dist
Park Ridge, NJ:

 
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Wednesday, January 21

1. Impressions of a Rainforest-
Fieldworkers on Barro Colorado Island: Bonifacio DeLeon (Spanish)
 

2. Interview a Scientist: Bat/Katydid Researchers
Alex Lang, Crista Weise,
MC: Katrina
 


 

Archive
 

10:30 am
1:00 pm
 

 


10:30 AM (topic 1)
Ward-Melville Site, NY: Sag Harbor E.S.
Waco Ind. Sch. Dist., TX: South Waco Sch. & Bell's Hill Sch.
Vineland, NJ: Mennies E.S.
East Orange, NJ: J. Howard E.S.

1:00 PM (topic 2)
Park Ridge, NJ:
Ward-Melville Site, NY: Sag Harbor E.S.


 
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Thursday, January 22

1. Tropical Rainforest: My Favorite Biome. Symbiosis.
Leafcutter Ants
 

2. Tropical Rainforest: My Favorite Biome. Camouflage/Mimicry

3. Tropical Rainforest: My Favorite Biome. Species Diversity
Leafcutters Leafcutter Ants (Spanish)
 


Archive

9:30 am
10:30 am
1:00 pm
 


9:30 AM (topic 1)

Bridgewater, NJ: Hillside I.S.
Kearny, NJ: Franklin E.S.
Waco Independent Sch. Dist, TX: Provident Heights Sch.

10:30 AM (topic 2)
Bridgewater-Raritan, NJ: Hillside I.S.
Waco Ind. Sch. Dist., TX: Provident Heights Sch.

1:00 PM (topic 3, Spanish)
Passaic, NJ: PS #9, PS # 11
Kearny, NJ: Franklin E.S.
Waco Ind. Sch. Dist., TX: South Waco Sch. & Provident Heights Sch.

 
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Friday, January 23

1. Interview a Scientist:
Mammal specialists
Studying elusive animals
 

2. Interview a Scientist:
Predator Prey

3. Interview a Scientist:
Mammal specialists
Food Webs & Symbiosis Leafcutters
 

 


 

Archive
 

9:30 am
10:30 am
1:00 am
 

9:30 AM (topic 1)
Temple Ind. SD, TX: Bonham MS
Park Ridge, NJ:
Peterson, NJ:

10:30 AM (topic 2)
Ward-Melville Site, NY
: Comack & Burr I.S.

Kearny, NJ: Franklin Sch.
Park Ridge, NJ


1:00 PM (topic 3)
Emerson, NJ: Linwood Ave Sch.
Ward-Melville Site, NY: Comack & Burr I.S.
Temple, TX: Scott E.S. & Bonham M.S.

Hillsborough, NJ: Auten Road E.S. & Hillsborough H.S.
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Archived Events 2003, Panama

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Tuesday, February 11,
10 am EST

Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley High School (grade 9)
Park Ridge, NJ:
West Ridge Elementary School (grade 3), Jeanne Kohan
Kearny, NJ: Franklin School (grade 5)
Temple School District, Texas: Lamar Middle School (grades 6,7,8)

"PREDATION" - archive


 

 

Wednesday, February 12,
10 am EST

Park Ridge, NJ: West Ridge Elementary School (grade 3). Christine Scheer
Kearny, NJ: Franklin School (grade 5)
Temple School District, Texas: Lamar Middle School (grades 6,7,8)
Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley High School (grade 9)
Temple School District, Texas: Travis Middle School (grades 6,7,8)
Cape May (NJ) Special Services: High School

"REPTILE and AMPHIBIAN ADAPTATIONS" - archive


 

 

Wednesday, February 12,
1 pm EST

Passaic, NJ: Passaic Public Schools #9 and #11 (grades 3 & 4)
East Orange, NJ: John Howard Elementary School (grade 4)
Park Ridge, NJ: Park Ridge High School (grade 7)

"PREDATION" - Spanish - archive


 

 

Thursday, February 13,
10 am EST

Little Falls, NJ: Passaic Valley High School (grades 11 & 12)
Park Ridge, NJ:
East Brook Elementary School (grade 3), D. Ledgerwood
Paterson, NJ: School #12 (grade 8)
Kearny, NJ: Franklin School (grade 5)
Temple School District, Texas: Bonham Middle School (grades 6,7,8)

"CANOPY LIFE" - archive


 

 

Friday, February 14,
10 am EST

Park Ridge, NJ: East Brook Elementary School (grade 3), M. Barker
Park Ridge, NJ: East Brook Elementary School (grade 3), M. Lajterman
Temple School District, Texas: Temple High Schooll (grade 10)
Union City, NJ: Edison School (grade 7)
Wayne, NJ: Passaic County Technical Institute (grade 9-12)