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1 The X - Team Salem High School & Salem CyberSpace Salem, MA A service learning program focusing on health, exercise, and nutrition in the city of Salem.

2 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Pre-test and post-test related to MA Biology Frameworks for Anatomy & Physiology and Organic Compounds Pre-test and post-test related to MA Biology Frameworks for Anatomy & Physiology and Organic Compounds Build and hone scientific inquiry skills Build and hone scientific inquiry skills Carry out relevant experiments and analyze results Carry out relevant experiments and analyze results Read a variety of informational texts and evaluate reliability Read a variety of informational texts and evaluate reliability Daily check-ins with each group Daily check-ins with each group

3 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

4 Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment

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6 Define Service-Learning Game – Service learning, community service, or community-based learning? Game – Service learning, community service, or community-based learning? Movement based activities – Which step is it? Movement based activities – Which step is it? Role-playing – Students are given roles and describe a statement associated with service learning. Class identifies which step they are carrying out. Role-playing – Students are given roles and describe a statement associated with service learning. Class identifies which step they are carrying out.

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8 Collaborative Environment

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10 Discover Needs/Problems Activity 1: Review of Scientific Method Activity 1: Review of Scientific Method Activity 2: Nutrition/Exercise Perception Survey Activity 2: Nutrition/Exercise Perception Survey Activity 3: Organic Compound Placemat Activity 3: Organic Compound Placemat Activity 4: Body System Word and Picture Sort Activity 4: Body System Word and Picture Sort Activity 5: Food Safety Lecture and Food Safety Lab Activity 5: Food Safety Lecture and Food Safety Lab Activity 6: Body System Poster Projects Activity 6: Body System Poster Projects Activity 7: Nutrition Facts Lecture and Practice Activity 7: Nutrition Facts Lecture and Practice Activity 8: Digestion Lab Activity 8: Digestion Lab Activity 9: Movie Clips Activity 9: Movie Clips

11 Discover Needs/Problems Guest Speaker 1: Stacy from “Walk Boston”, Infrastructure Presentation Field Trip 1: Walk audit with John from “Mass in Motion” Guest Speaker 2: Paola from “Mass in Motion,” Nutrition Presentation Field Trip 2: North Shore Medical Center Field Trip 3: Green Meadows Organic Farm Field Trip 4: Lynn Farmers’ Market and Salem Farmers’ Market Guest Speaker 3: Paola from “Mass in Motion,” Nutrition Facts Label Presentation Field Trip 5: Visit local restaurant “Life Alive”

12 Discover Needs/Problems

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14 Investigate Problems Research on Internet Research on Internet Comparing Farmers Markets Comparing Farmers Markets Interview Community Partners Interview Community Partners On-site observations On-site observations

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16 Research Solutions Research on Internet Research on Internet Consulting a variety of non-fiction sources including articles, videos, flyers, pamphlets, and books. Consulting a variety of non-fiction sources including articles, videos, flyers, pamphlets, and books. Evaluating the quality of information Evaluating the quality of information

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18 Decide On A Project Round Table Discussion Round Table Discussion N/3 Prioritizing N/3 Prioritizing Individual Choice in Writing Individual Choice in Writing Meetings with community partners Meetings with community partners

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20 Plan the Project Student Planning Sheet p. 116 Student Planning Sheet p. 116 Action Plan with Timeline p. 115 Action Plan with Timeline p. 115

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22 Celebration Presentations & Lunch with Community Partners & Families Presentations & Lunch with Community Partners & Families

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24 Public Relations Advertising Advertising Mass in Motion Mass in Motion WalkBoston WalkBoston Salem Farmers’ Market Salem Farmers’ Market Salem Police Department Salem Police Department North Shore Medical Center North Shore Medical Center When Seconds Count When Seconds Count

25 from Matt the Farmers’ Market manager to the students First, let me say I enjoyed meeting with the Team yesterday. I found your questions and ideas well thought out and very relevant. Clearly you did your homework and did your research into the history of the market, it’s current status and suggestions on how to improve our presence beyond the immediate downtown area and into areas such as the Point neighborhood. First, let me say I enjoyed meeting with the Team yesterday. I found your questions and ideas well thought out and very relevant. Clearly you did your homework and did your research into the history of the market, it’s current status and suggestions on how to improve our presence beyond the immediate downtown area and into areas such as the Point neighborhood.

26 Reactions to the Crosswalk Project As the students worked, they received comments from people in the community as they were driving by: “These should be near every school!” “These should be near every school!” “Great work! Love the colors. Nice idea!” “Great work! Love the colors. Nice idea!” “It’s about time they did something to make this stand out.” “It’s about time they did something to make this stand out.”

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28 Implement the Plan The students created presentations for the last day outlining the steps they took throughout the service learning projects. The students created presentations for the last day outlining the steps they took throughout the service learning projects.

29 Implementing the Plan We visited an organic Farm to see the difference between an organic and nonorganic farms. We visited an organic Farm to see the difference between an organic and nonorganic farms. We visited both the Salem and Lynn farmers’ markets to compare them and get a feel of what the farmers is like. We visited both the Salem and Lynn farmers’ markets to compare them and get a feel of what the farmers is like. We contacted the head of the farmers market via and phone and talked about are ideas. We contacted the head of the farmers market via and phone and talked about are ideas. We met the leaders/managers of the Salem farmers Market, about different ways to improve their advertisement. We met the leaders/managers of the Salem farmers Market, about different ways to improve their advertisement. We made t-shirts and flyers in Spanish and English. We made t-shirts and flyers in Spanish and English. We plan on setting up a booth at Lafayette park to spread the word about the the farmers market and the importance of organic food. We plan on setting up a booth at Lafayette park to spread the word about the the farmers market and the importance of organic food. We will try to help bring/introduce the farmers market to the Hispanic community by passing out flyers and putting them in mail boxes in and around the point area. We will try to help bring/introduce the farmers market to the Hispanic community by passing out flyers and putting them in mail boxes in and around the point area. Farmers Market Project

30 CPR Workshop Group Plan & Implement the Project Sent an to “When Seconds Count” to make an appointment to meet about holding a workshop Sent an to “When Seconds Count” to make an appointment to meet about holding a workshop At the meeting, we set August 16 as the date of the workshop in Salem High School’s auditorium At the meeting, we set August 16 as the date of the workshop in Salem High School’s auditorium Advertised with flyers that we delivered to local stores such as Walgreens, Target, etc. Advertised with flyers that we delivered to local stores such as Walgreens, Target, etc. Advertised on Facebook, Instagram, and Salem Patch Advertised on Facebook, Instagram, and Salem Patch Organized a presentation Organized a presentation Held the workshop with the help of “When Seconds Count” employees on August 16 Held the workshop with the help of “When Seconds Count” employees on August 16

31 Self- Esteem Workshop Implementing the plan Contact a therapist/counselor Contact a therapist/counselor Decide and plan activities for the workshop based on research Decide and plan activities for the workshop based on research Advertise the workshop Advertise the workshop We are holding a workshop for teenage girls ages We are holding a workshop for teenage girls ages It will take place on September 21 in the Salem High School auditorium It will take place on September 21 in the Salem High School auditorium

32 Infrastructure Group Implement the plan  3 separate designs for the crosswalk  Polled people in neighborhood regarding their favorite design  Purchased supplies at Home Depot including Paint Rollers, Blue Scotch Painters tape, Paint trays  Contacted Ron Malionek to order paint  Contacted police department for a detail to paint on Thursday Aug. 22 & Friday Aug. 23  PAINT!

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34 Reflection Written individual reflections based on prompts Student led discussions Reflection worksheets Symbols to represent the program


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