What’s in a Picture? Photo Points

Fee $30.00 6 Clock hours available for purchase after course

February 2, 2016 8:30 - 3:00

North Central ESD - Cedar Room (lower level)

This is an interactive class that integrates STEM by learning basics of establishing a photo point to document “change over time” and creating a digital document for comparison. Skills used by many professionals in the course of their work. Students can learn these skills and begin a tradition of documenting changes to their environment, analyzing the change factors, and developing solutions. Bring your own laptop and smart phone or camera and GPS receiver unit. There will be some devices available. Be prepared for January outdoor weather



8:30 Welcome/Introductions

8:45 What is Photo Point Monitoring? Who uses it? Careers? How is it STEM related? Current Projects

9:15 Overview: equipment used in monitoring and basic use, Compass, GPS, Digital Camera, Smart Phone Apps, maps

10:00 Break

10:30 Practice activities with equipment

11:30 Lunch

12:00 Enter data online.

1:15 Evaluate for Quality Control

1:30 Break

1:45 Establish photo points and create map and notes for record.

2:45 Bringing it back to the classroom, how to use change over time with your subject, how would you introduce to students.

3:00 End