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SMILE Teacher Resources

 

Becoming a New SMILE Leader at Your School

(Brochure Version)

Membership Forms 2013-2014

(FOR TEACHER USE ONLY)

Elementary English Spanish

Middle English Spanish

High English

Completed, Original Membership & Annual Event Permission Forms Due to SMILE Office by Sept. 30 and no later than Oct. 31.

Annual Event Permission Forms

Elementary English Spanish

Middle English Spanish

High English Spanish

 

2013-2014 SMILE Calendar

Weekly SMILE Log Template

(Logs are due the Monday immediately following each meeting.  Please send to smileprogramuri@gmail.com)

SMILE Teacher Responsibility Checklist

2013-2014 SMILE Teacher Timeline

Club Snack and Supplies Reimbursement Directions

Expense Reimbursement Form

SMILE Club Timeline for Students

Family Science Night Checklist

Newsletter Article Template

(please send picture as a JPEG in a separate e-mail)

What is the EOSA? PowerPoint

FOUR-YEAR HIGH SCHOOL PLAN WORKSHEET

ICEBREAKERS FOR CLUB MEETINGS

2014 SMILE Senior Scholarship Application

1) Sample Recruitment Flyer

2) SMILE Recruitment Flyer (Middle and High School)

 

Newsletter Article Due Dates

*Please e-mail as an attachment to smile@etal.uri.edu by the date indicated.

December 13

March 14

April 17

Ella Risk
Calcutt (5th Grade)
Central Falls HS
Harris
Calcutt (6th-8th)
Coleman
Horgan
Citiizens
Shea HS
Woonsocket MS (Fontaine & Metivier)
Woonsocket HS
Woonsocket MS (DeSante & Aghia)
Deering
Tolman
Slater
Curtis Corner
West Warwick HS
NKHS
SKHS
W. Kingston Elementary

 

Family Science Night Dates

Woonsocket November 21
High School @ 5:30pm
West Warwick December 11
Deering MS @ 6pm
South Kingstown January 7
CCMS @ 6pm
Central Falls January 23
CFHS @ 5:30pm
Pawtucket April 10

Slater Jr. High @ 5:30

   

 

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Annual Event Preparation

December 2013 - March/April/May 2014

 

Stewardship Project PowerPoint

ELEMENTARY

Atmospheric Processes

Biochemistry Activities

Biotic-Abiotic Scavenger Hunt

Going in Cycles

Line Transect Classroom Demo

Mixing Ratios

Model pH

Goldilocks Principle

 

MIDDLE

Middle School Curriculum Outline

Glossary of Terms

Paper Bridge Activity #1

Straw Shape Activity #2

Suspension Bridge Activity #3

Balsa Wood Shake Table

HIGH

High School Curriculum Map

Persistent Chemicals & Sampling PowerPoint

Passive Sampling Technique

PFC Sampling

POWERPOINTS FROM CHALLENGE EVENT

Dr. Rainer Lohmann & Team

Marine Organic Pollutants

Perfluorinated Compounds

Musks

 

Biotechnology: Designer Genes for Familiar Foods - TEACHER

Biotechnology: Designer Genes for Familiar Foods - STUDENT

DNA Candy Model

DNA Paper Model     Nucleotides

Recombinant Paper Plasmids Directions    Paper Plasmid Worksheet

Recombinant DNA PowerPoint (INTRO to activity)

Recombinant DNA Video

The Blackett Family - Karyotyping Activity

Use of Micropipettes

The Case of the Missing Crown

Medicinal Plants

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Watershed Forestry

September - December, 2013

Watershed Education in Rhode Island Resources

Watershed Forestry Intro PowerPoint

Evan Preisser's Biodiversity PowerPoint

Map of Roosevelt Hall at URI

 

ELEMENTARY

Elementary Curriculum Outline

School Base Maps:

SAMPLE OF FINAL MAP

Ella Risk

Calcutt

Citizens

Coleman

Harris

Horgan

West Kingston

Handouts:

Curriculum Vocabulary Sheet

Vegetation Survey

Wildlife Survey

Follow That Drop (Water Flow Survey)

The Fallen Log

How Does Pollution Spread?

How Pervious is Our Schoolyard?

Where's the Groundwater?

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Middle School Curriculum Outline

School Base Maps:

SAMPLE OF FINAL MAP

Calcutt

Curtis Corner

Deering

Woonsocket MS at Hamlet

Slater

Handouts:

Curriculum Vocabulary Sheet

Vegetation Survey

Wildlife Survey

Follow that Drop (Water Flow Survey)

The Fallen Log

Measuring Infiltration Rates

Measuring Urban Tree Canopy

 

HIGH SCHOOL

High School Curriculum Outline

School Base Maps:

SAMPLE OF FINAL MAP

Central Falls High School

Shea High School

Tolman High School

South Kingstown High School

West Warwick High School

Woonsocket High School

North Kingstown High School

Handouts:

Curriculum Vocabulary Sheet

Vegetation Survey

Wildlife Survey

Follow that Drop (Water Flow Survey)

The Fallen Log

Measuring Infiltration Rates

Measuring Urban Tree Canopy

 

ADDITIONAL FUN RESOURCES

Forest Jeopardy

Decomposer Song (elementary)

Watershed Forestry Resource Guide Website

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Watershed Monitoring In Your Community

September - December 2012 & April / May 2013

 

Background

2012 SMILE Fall Meeting Schedule

Map of RI Watersheds

Watershed Study Sites By School

Watershed Contacts by Town

ArcGIS - Online Maps and Data Storage

*When creating a new ArcGIS account, click on "Create a Personal Account" (not 30-day free trial)

Watershed Monitoring in Your Community POWERPOINT

GREAT Kicknet Source - Sciencefirst Fieldmaster

How to make your own Kick Net (macroinvertebrate sampling) and Ocular Tube (canopy cover)

Watershed in a Box Activity

Parts of a Watershed (part of Watershed in a Box Activity)

What is a Watersehd and Why is it Important? (Part of Watershed in a Box Activity)

 

Watershed Monitoring Data Booklets

Elementary Watershed Monitoring Data Booklet

Middle and High School Watershed Monitoring Data Booklet

 

**Watershed Monitoring - Additional Notes and Resources (plus Data Booklet Blanks)

**Notes on Watershed Monitoring by Denise Poyer

(includes notes on Watershed Habitat Assessment & Macroinvertebrate Count)

 

 

Topographic Map Resources

*all Topography Resources from URI Cooperative Extension

Map Basics and How to Delineate a Watershed PowerPoint

Watershed Delineation Directions

Topo Map for Delineation Practice

Topo Map Reading Exercise

Sample Map for Exercise

Topo Map Exercise Answers

RI Community Resource Inventory Maps

 

Additional Resources

EPA Watershed Monitoring Online Tutorial

"My Science Box" Watershed Activities

USU Water Quality Extension Lesson Plans (these are great!)

Ferguson Foundation - Online Activities and Games for Elementary

How Healthy is Your Watershed Checklist

Surfrider: Know Your Water Video

PowerPoint by Gina DeMarco of the Northern Conservation RI Conservation District

RI Stormwater Solutions

Other Ideas for Family Science Night: Water Festival Games

 

Habitat Assessment

EPA - What the Tests Mean

 

Macroinvertebrates

EPA - Streamside Biosurvey (how to survey)

4-H - Monitoring Macroinvertebrates Activity

Macroinvertebrate Identification - U. of Virginia

NY Department of Environmental Conservation - Identification

 

Plant Identification

Plant Albums on Facebook

NEW! Common Grasses and Soft-stemmed Plants

NEW! Common Shrubs and Trees

Sample Plant Identification PowerPoint

Wildflowers

Connecticut Botanical Society

Wildflower Center

Lincoln Roadsides

(click on "Appendices" at the bottom of the page)

Weeds

Weed Library

Fungus

Fungus Identification

 

Insect Identification

Insect Identification

 

 

Samples of Student Presentations & Posters

Watershed Monitoring Program - U. of Wisconsin

Scituate High School PowerPoint Presentation

 

Stewardship Project Ideas

Guide to Making a Rain Garden

Clean-up & Litter Display

 

Contact Information

The SMILE Program
University of Rhode Island
305 Memorial Union
Kingston, RI 02881

p. 401.874.2036
f. 401.874.2620

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