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.


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.


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



Grade Level:


Content Area:


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.