RDG 433 and C&I 476 students work with area children on a Reading Scavenger Hunt during Paint the Town Pink
Don Powers, member of the Maurice G. Kellogg Science Education Center, facilitated a five-hour Project Learning Tree Workshop on Friday, September 16th. Twenty-two undergraduate students participated in this workshop which focused on environmental activities related to trees and tree’s resources and habitats. Each participate received a copy of the Project Learning Tree Activity Guide, a national supplemental curriculum for grades PreK-8 containing over 100 tree activities.
On Friday, September 23rd, Don Powers, C&I faculty member, conducted a STARLAB Workshop for 27 WIU undergraduate students. During the five-hour Friday afternoon workshop the students participated in a number of activities such as measuring the location of the Sun, learning to read star charts, and observing sunspots with a solar telescope. The participants also visited the portable STARLAB Planetarium where they learned how to locate various stars and constellations as well as legends accompanying those constellations. The Maurice G. Kellogg Science Education Center hosted the STARLAB Workshop.
Dr. Frances Steward’s enthusiastic students in the QC Summer Class, C & I 476, and Mrs. Diana Goff donated 50 plus books for the students of the vastly devastated elementary schools of Joplin, Missouri. Anna Olson, a WIU senior in ELED, and her brother, Ryan, a freshman at Galva High School delivered the books to the Joplin Distribution Center on July 20-27, 2011 through the Methodist Ministries in Joplin. Also pictured below are Anna and Ryan hard at work and an undisturbed classroom management book in the rubble. Thanks to everyone who participated in helping our neighboring state’s elementary.
A.J. Hamm, recipient of the Educational Technology Student Award displays her work at Tech Fest 2011.