Project: Healthy Travel Guide

Teacher: Leonard Biggs
School: Capital City School
Location: Topeka, Kansas USA
Start Date: 02/23/2009
End Date: 03/27/2009
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

Our students need mentors who are involved in science and some traveling experience. We have a diverse group of students and we need mentors that can appreciate and encourage positive communication.

Description:

Students will learn about diseases across the world and how to protect themselves through the help of their mentor and be able to write a letter and a brochure.

Benchmarks:

1. Collaborative and Independent Working Skills 2. Writing and Technology SKills 3. Knowledge in Infectious Diseases 4. Research and Presentation Skills

Duration:

4

Grade Level:

9

Content Area:

Biology

Student Outcomes:

1. Understanding the types/prevention of diseases 2. Research Skills 3. Communication & Technology 4. Geographical Knowledge 5. Group and Independent work

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

1. Pre & Post Test 2. Student/Mentor Messages 3. Brochure & Letter 4. Other school work related to infectious diseases

Teacher Role:

Faciliate curriculum teaching and colloboration with mentors and students. Evaluate work.

Mentor Role:

Create a relationship with a student to provide assistance with writing, researching, and presentation skills. Also provide addtional information, particularly talk about their travel plans.