CURRICULUM

STRAND

Module/Topic (Sci, Tech, Cult)

Section/Topic (Sci, Tech, Cult)

Strand B

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CURRICULUM (Strand A)

Notes: * GA- Developer of Activities and Lesson Plans: AJM= Akura, Jose & Monya
A: Activities covered
T: Technologies used

Module

Focus

Activities (A)/ Technology(T)

GA

1

An introduction to STC

A:Word of Day Kiswahili & Zulu, Email folder set-up, Getting to know Africa & its Geography, Setting up technology, Pen pals.
T:Digital Camera, Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Internet, E-mail, Google Earth, additional peripherals, desktop organization

Jodi

2

Socio-political and environmental Dilemas in Africa and the U.S.

A:Dilemas in our countries, Holidays, shared biographies, political and environmental issues using movies.
T:Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Publisher, Internet, E-mail, Video, desktop organization, additional peripherals

Jodi

3

Ways of living/ Current perspectives

A:Exploration of Art, daily life and events, travelling and weather science.
T:Digital Camera, Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Internet, E-mail, desktop organization, additional peripherals

Jodi

4

Getting started
Learning basic computer skills

A:Word of Day Kiswahili, Science Discrepant Events, Visiting St. Louis, Biographies, Web page, Kiswahili Dictionary, Jambo-bwana, Pen-pal letters.
T:Digital Camera, Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Internet, E-mail, additional peripherals

AJM

5

Earth Science/ Geography

A:The Spy: Poster, Internet Search
T:Internet, Interactive online mapping

Akura

6

Weather & Climate (I)

A:Weather forecasting-NEWS channel, Jeopardy, Video planning-forecast
T:Internet Browsing/ Search, Power point, Digital Video, Interactive graphing, Data manipulation, Inspirations

Jose

7

Ecology/ Environment

A: Enviroquest, Plant Masters and Newsletter; Watercourses in Bamako
T: Power Point, Word, Internet

Monya Kawori

1 Day

End of Program Graduation.

 

CURRICULUM (Strand B)

Notes: * GA- Developer of Activities and Lesson Plans: AJM= Akura, Jose & Monya
A: Activities covered
T: Technologies used

Module

Focus

Activities (A)/ Technology(T)

GA

       

1

Revisiting basic computer skills and Setting some goals

A: Challenges: The: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email and Web challenge. Students will demonstrate and have time to fine tune some of their previously acquired skills.
T: Word, Excel, Power Point, Email, Internet

Jose

2

Digital Camera

A: Students will learn about biodiversity, hotspots and conservation
T: Internet Browser, Powerpoint, Digital Camera

Jose

3

GIS/GPS- Advance Tools

A: Students will explore digital mapping and different ways of representing data.
T: GIS software (Arcvoyager), Excel, GPS-remote sensing, Digital Camera,

Jose

4

Environment/ Hotspot

A: Students will learn about diseases such us Sickle Cell Anaemia, Diabetes and Aids.
T: Internet Browsing, Powerpoint, GIS, Digital Camera, Word

Jose & Kathleen

5

Plants, World Agriculture and Hunger

A: Students will learn about plants,.
T: Internet Browsing, Powerpoint, Google Earth, Video, Podcasting, Word, SimFarm

Amy & Charles

1 Day

End of Program Graduation.

 

 


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