Curriculum Challenge: Part 1

Report
Integrating Service-Learning
into Curriculum
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Curriculum Challenge: Part 1
• We will provide everyone with a project topic. Example:
o Water Pollution
• Work as a table to brainstorm classroom and service
activities that students would engage in and write one per
sticky note. Examples:
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Research sources of water pollution
Take water samples from local streams
Chart pollutants found
Write report on findings
• For each activity written you will also drop a rock in the
container (# of rocks should match number of sticky notes).
• You will have 5 minutes!
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Project Topic
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Curriculum Challenge: Part 2
• Next, as a table decide what pathway (from the
Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Career
Cluster) that the activity best fits.
• Place the sticky note on the corresponding pathway
flip charts placed throughout the room.
o Plant Systems; Animal Systems; Power, Structural &
Technical Systems; Natural Resources Systems;
Environmental Service Systems; Agribusiness
Systems; Food Products & Processing Systems.
• You will have 3 minutes!
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Curriculum Challenge: Part 3
• As a table, you now have 2 minutes to
come up with classroom and service
activities that would engage OTHER
CONTENT classrooms in the project.
o Math, Science, Language Arts, etc.
• You will follow the same process with
the sticky notes and rocks.
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Service-Learning…
… should not be an add on, but a
strategy that helps you meet the
needs of your curriculum.
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