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Overview of the POND project

Overview of the POND project

19 Nov 2009:
Hampshire Outdoor Science Curriculum Group (HOSCUG) have been meeting for a couple of years to explore ways in which science can more often be taught outside. South East Grid for Learning (SEGFL) were keen for the group to explore a science theme which could also involve the use of information, communication technology. The venue for the initial day was the environmental area that...
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Castle's science adventure!!!!

03 Jul 2012:
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Pond Predictions

Pond Predictions

05 Oct 2010:
Pond life predictions, Castle Primary School, Portchester. After asking around I have found that we will be dipping in the new pond on the 14th of September 2010. I have interviewed our Deputy Head teacher, Mr Bullen and he has seen the new life that is already forming around the newly made pond. Well it's the second day since the pond was open to science club. We have been...
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Teachers' Evaluation of the POND project

Teachers' Evaluation of the POND project

19 Jan 2010:
Benefits for teachers:Smaller groups of children allow focused teaching and discussionsGain greater in-depth knowledge of your outside area, especially the pond and the creatures that inhabit it.Wider use of and knowledge of how to use ICT in the outdoors, also the opportunity to learn this with other teachers as beginners.Use of Flashmeetings to keep in touch and share findings, made you feel...
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Collecting pond data using ICT

Collecting pond data using ICT

Digital camerasWe used digital cameras and Digiblue video cameras to record how the ponds' environments changed during the course of the project and to keep a record of the animals and creatures we found. We uploaded a selection of these onto the website to share with other schools and compared the water levels and vegetation surrounding the pond.Data LoggersDifferent schools used their own...
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