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Dec 11 14

BooKS 2014 Fall Professional Development Workshop

by xin ye

A day-long professional development was held by BooKS on November 15, 2014. Members of the leadership team, graduate assistant, graduate fellows and their partner teachers attended the event. Guest speaker Dr. Kenneth Walsh, an assistant professor from Civil Engineering, gave a presentation on teaching as a university professor at Ohio University. PhD candidates Laura Patch and her colleague from College of Education offered a talk and led a hands-on activity on applications of iPad game apps for teaching. To summarize the findings from all the boat trips in the past four years, Dr. Kelly Johnson and BooKS project coordinator Yanhui Fang presented “Exploring BooKS River Data”.

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Sep 5 14

2014 BooKS Summer Workshop Day 5

by xin ye

Field trip to Muskingum river and rain garden in day 5 of the 2014 BooKS (Boat of Knowledge in Science Classroom, a NSF GK-12 project) Summer Workshop.

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Sep 5 14

2014 BooKS Summer Workshop Day 4

by xin ye

AEP presentation and outdoor activities in day 4 of the 2014 BooKS (Boat of Knowledge in Science Classroom, a NSF GK-12 project) Summer Workshop.

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Sep 5 14

2014 BooKS Summer Workshop Day 3

by xin ye

Field trip to Racine Hydropower and Locks/Dam in day 3 of the 2014 BooKS (Boat of Knowledge in Science Classroom, a NSF GK-12 project) Summer Workshop.

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Sep 5 14

2014 BooKS Summer Workshop Day 2

by xin ye

Kal Jaber presented his new 2D iPad game “Sink and Float” in day 2 of the 2014 BooKS (Boat of Knowledge in Science Classroom, a NSF GK-12 project) Summer Workshop.

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Sep 5 14

2014 BooKS Summer Workshop

by xin ye

2014 BooKS (Boat of Knowledge in Science Classroom, a NSF GK-12 project) Summer Workshop was held from July 28 to August 1. Xin Ye and Mariah presented the newly developed Winkler Method lesson plan and the corresponding 3D iPad game for high school teaching.

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Sep 5 14

2013 BooKS Summer Workshop

by xin ye

 

2013 BooKS (Boat of Knowledge in Science Classroom, a NSF GK-12 project) Summer Workshop was held from July 22 to 26. XinYe, Yanhui, and Qing presented VBEE user study and next steps in development. Kal Jaber and Elaine Geotz demoed their 2D game on ipad.

Xin (left), Qing (middle), and Kal (right) are on the science boat.

Kal (left) assists Dr. Jonson (middle) to get water sample from Ohio River Andy (right) and his co-worker are presenting Rain Garden project in Marietta

Dr. Jonson (2nd from left ) is discussing electroshocking with conferees by Dow lake

Feb 24 13

2012 Summer Workshop

by xin ye

Click here to view the 2012 BooKS Summer Workshop vedio.
The 2012 BooKS (NSF GK-12 The Boat-of-Knowledge in the Science Classroom) summer workshop and symposium were held from July 16 to July 20.

The BooKS video has been awarded the first place in the national video competition. Congratulations!

Aug 15 11

2011 Summer Workshop

by xin ye
Apr 11 11

NSF Annual Meeting

by Ying