Team Roles:

Project Manager = Noah Booth

  • Encourage a positive attitude within the team
  • Encourage and focus the team (refer to your goals and reflections)
  • Help where needed most
  • Ensure deadlines are hit

Chief Technician = Giovanni Baldini
  • Manage digital aspects of the team
  • Thoughtfully delegate digital tasks
  • Problem solve technical issues
  • Store and save files (and share on Google Drive with all team members)
  • Maintain Wiki page, including all photography

Strategy Manager = Izzy Brinker
  • Organize and delegate research tasks
  • Encourage team to take risks and be creative
  • Focus team on creative problem solving
  • Lead team in embracing challenge
  • Lead troubleshooting and brainstorming sessions

Communication Manager = Kiera Shreffler
  • Lead spokesperson for class discussions
  • Lead team discussions, ensure all ideas are heard
  • Locate contact information for experts when needed
  • Lead communications with outside experts
  • Ask for help from other groups or teacher when needed
  • Update social media accounts when necessary (Twitter, Instagram)

Quality Control Manager: Stephen Scneider
  • Ensure team has a finished, polished product before presenting to an audience
  • Ensure all work is free from spelling/grammar errors
  • Lead team in making all products visually appealing
  • Lead team in making sure all content is accurate and appropriate

Goal Setting:

1. What specific questions does your group have about your research topic (or questions you think the public may have)?
What's the most common pests and the worst pests. How do the pests kill the bees. How we can protect the bees from the pests.

2. What specific goals does your group want to achieve by the end of the school year?
A way to defend the bees and have a way to protect the hive from pests.

3. What specific goals does your group want to achieve by the end of the 3rd Quarter?
Make a poster board.

4. What is your step-by-step Action Plan to achieve the goals you've set for Quarter 2? Who will be in charge of each step?
1. Research about the pests
2. Make a presentation on how to help defend the bees from the pests
3. Share it with the public
4. Get more information in general

Research Sources and Notes:

  • Book: (include title, author, and year published)

  • Media Center Database: (include title, author, and year published)

  • News Article: (include title, author, news source, and date published)

  • Website: (include website URL, title, author, and date published/updated)

Research Team Jobs:

  • Decide on the Main ideas you want others to learn about your topic
  • Research and organize your main ideas on your wiki page
  • Find great graphics or pictures
  • Look over the Poster from last year and determine if you need to design a new one
  • Create a Presentation that can be shared with others (It can include a digital component, but it cannot be ALL digital)
  • Look over the Activity sheet from last year and determine if it is appropriate for 3-6th graders. If not, design a new one.
Create a Hands-on Activity that could be done with grades 1st - 6th
Website information on mice