Programma

 Summer school for secondary school students
Mission
: Eliminate the Hogweed 2

July 25 - 28, 2011, Valmiera

    

Monday, 25.07.

Theme:  "Overview:  GIS and Hogweed"

10:00

Arrival

10:30 - 12:00

Opening, getting acquainted

12:00 - 13:00

Time for lunch

13:00 - 14:30

Lecture 1:  Hogweed Project overview

15:00 - 16:30

Lecture: Understanding Hogweed: dangers, biology, and ecology

16:30 - 17:30

Time for dinner and moving in the student hostel (for non-local students)

18:00 - 22:00

Social event

 

Tuesday, 26.07.

Theme:  Hogweed and GPS Eductation Project

9:00 - 9:45

Breakfast

10:00 - 12:00

Workshop:  Students study online course materials for Hogweed Project

12:00 - 13:30

Time for lunch

13:30 - 14:30

Workshop:  student discussion and feedback regarding online course materials

15:00 - 16:30

Guest lecture

16:30 - 17:30

Time for dinner

18:00

Social event

 

Wednesday, 27.07.

Theme:  Field data collection with GPS

9:00 - 9:45

Breakfast

10:00 - 11:30

GPS Workshop: using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) outdoors for scientific data collection (involves online and outdoor work)

11:30 - 12:30

Time for lunch

12:30 - 18:00

Workshop and Educational Fieldtrip: Hogweed GPS data collection and data logging/entry

 

Thursday, 28.07.

Theme:  Student Ideas and Evaluations

9:00 - 9:45

Breakfast

10:00 - 11:30

Workshop: student group "round table" discussions on how to enhance Hogweed Project to help control/eradicate Hogweed

11:30 - 12:30

Time for lunch

12:30 - 14:00

Discussion 1: students present suggestions from each group to full class
Discussion 2: evaluation of the summer school project

14:30 - 15:30

Evaluation/ Closing

16:00

Leaving