Science, Technology & Culture

COE | UMSL | Dr. William Kyle

Strand A | Strand B | ESSJ
An Introduction | Dilemmas in Africa | Current Perspectives | Basic Computer Skills | Earth Science | Weather & Climate | Ecology & Environmental Hotspot
Skills & Goals | Digital Camera | GIS/ GPS | Agriculture & World Hunger | Renewable Energy
Factors in the Environment & Social Justice | Ecological Relationships & Environmentalsim | Sustainable Development | Climate Change
Personal Computer | Troubleshooting Hardware | Internet | Software | Peripherals | Images | Sound
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Strand A Modules

Module

Focus

Activities (A)/ Technology(T)

Developer

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 Devonshire

2

Socio-political and environmental Dilemmas 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 Devonshire

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 Devonshire

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/ Hotspot

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

Monya Kawori and Jodi Devonshire

Strand B Modules

Module

Focus

Activities (A)/ Technology(T)

Developer

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

Plants, World Agriculture and Hunger

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

Amy & Charles

5

Renewable Energy

A: .
T:

Jodi Devonshire

Environmental Science for Social Justice: ESSJ Modules

Module

Focus

Activities (A)/ Technology(T)

Developer

1

Examining Biotic/ Abiotic Factors and Relationships and the Beginnings of Environmental Social Justice

A:
T:

Darlene HawkerSelf

2

Ecological Relationships and the Beginnings of Environmentalism

A:
T:

Darlene HawkerSelf

3

Sustainable Development

A:
T:

Darlene HawkerSelf

4

Climate Change

A:
T:

Darlene HawkerSelf

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