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1 Corroboree - 4-H Across the Sea Virginia D. Bourdeau OSU Extension 4-H Specialist Associate Professor Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

2 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Corroboree?  Gathering or meeting The meaning is complex, including a meeting of minds and philosophies, of gradual growth- a gathering of momentum as the tribes arrive. Also...

3 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Corroboree?  A tiny, yellow and black, frog! The Southern Corroboree Frog is an endangered species endemic to the highlands of eastern Australia.

4 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea What is 4-H?  Oregon State University  Extension Service’s Youth Development Program  In the new School of Education I pledge my HEAD to clearer thinking, my HEART to greater loyalty My HANDS to larger service and My HEALTH to better living, for my club, community, country and my world.

5 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Objectives: Teachers and students will:  Exchange information that expands their understanding of natural, built and “reclaimed” communities,  Recognize that their local environmental quality issues are similar to global issues,  Develop a new view of global sustainability and cultural diversity.

6 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea History-  Oregon team visits Australia, January, 2003 ' At the Amphibian Research Center we view the Southern Corroboree frog captive breeding program. Only 150 individuals remain on Mt. Kosciuszko in Eastern Australia.

7 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea History-  Australian Lead Teacher, Max Sargent visits schools in Oregon, April 2004 ' Wildlife Steward Schools ' Seth Lewelling Environmental ' Brush Collage Elem. ' Forest Ridge Elem. ' Waldo Middle school ' Houck Middle school

8 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Gibson Creek Wetland

9 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea History  Following the exchange teachers needed a method for the classes to continue to their new relationships  Funding was received from the Initiative to Internationalize Extension for a website

10 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Corroboree Launch at the Morwell Wetlands

11 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Target Audience  Currently use wetlands and/or school habitats to teach science,  Are interested in facilitating an international internet exchange program for their students,  Can provide consistent feedback to the site development process. Schools which:

12 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Requirements to Participate:  There are no costs or fees.  Classrooms enroll with County 4-H Program  Students and teachers complete evaluations.  Active participation in collection and posting of data and discussion board contributions.  Access to a digital camera. (Required for the Photo Monitoring Project)

13 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Resources on the Site:  Oregon 4-H Inquiry In Action Model  Sample Lessons- ' What can we learn at the habitat area pond? Science Inquiry Guide ' 4-H Wetland Wonders Water Quality Leader/Teacher Guide

14 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Publications to Use:

15 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Data Sheets and Resources:

16 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea How to get started-  Contact the Web Administrator from the web site OR call your 4-H Agent  Determine which projects you want your group to participate in. The projects with active data sheets are: - Water - Habitat - Photo Monitoring (digital camera required)

17 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Project and Groups A class/club may participate in any number of project and or groups. For example if there are 10 students, - 5 may involved in the Dragonfly Water Project - 5 may be involved in the Darner Photo Monitoring Project. A class/ club does not need to participate in all the available projects.

18 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Group Names The learners and their leader pick the names and passwords they want for each group. To comply with C.O.P.A. only the leader knows the names of the learners in each group. Learners use only their group name on the web site. The leader s the group name(s) and password(s) requested to the Web Administrator who adds the groups to the data base.

19 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Now your are ready! Once the school/club, teacher/leader are in the data base the teacher/leader can begin to use the site resources. The groups can be set up in the data base at any time the teacher/leader is ready. The groups can be changed or modified at any time by contacting the Web Administrator.

20 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Let’s go to From the home page you can access the kid’s section, the sample lessons, the science inquiry model, reference links and contact us. You can also learn more about 4-H.

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22 In the secure sector for participating schools: - Teachers Resource Area - Data Management Area - School Data Exchange - Corroboree Discussion Area

23 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea First, set up the Home Page for your school or club: Select- School Date Management Area Find- Manage General School Information and School Images

24 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea General School Information- Enter information of interest about the school or club. Do not use student names for C.O.P.A. protection. School Images- Up load digital images here. Space is provided for six images. This can be a SSLLOOWW function on a dial up line.

25 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Commercial Road Primary “Home Page” Photos Morwell State School No opened on 4 th April, 1879

26 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Click on the Members Login If you are a teacher…proceed to the teacher login If you have an internet access computer and are working with an Extension Staff member who is already has a Corroboree login, now is a good time to go online:

27 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Welcome to the Teachers Resource Area! What would you like to do? Click on Enter the School Data Management Area Click on Enter Project Data See the list of Groups I’m Participating in (online data entry) - (Name) Water Project - (Name) Habitat Project - (Name) Photo Monitoring Project

28 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Find on the right of the main screen- Quick Links - School data exchange

29 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Click on- Compare available data between projects What project type are you comparing data for? Click the drop down menu Select Photo Monitoring Click Next

30 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Select the schools to compare data- School Name #1: Brush College School Name #2: Commercial Rd. NEXT Select the groups to compare data- Group #1: Beaver Marsh Photo Monitoring Project Group #2: Morwell River Wetlands Photo Monitoring Project NEXT

31 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Select the data to compare- Data #1 Beaver Marsh (4/27/2004) Data #2 Sampling Platform (3/25/2004)

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33 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea When done viewing the Photo Monitoring Project comparison page, scroll to the bottom of the page and click Return to the Teachers Resource Area Take some time to explore the site-

34 Corroboree- 4-H Across the Sea Thank you for your interest in the 4-H Corroboree web site!


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