Making Connections #29

 

Brewster Bartlett, a NH high school teacher, shared information about the Road Kill Project that he started. Sheila Adams, a WCA intern, joined us to talk about her involvement in this web based project.

 

Chat Log

 

 19:01:41   dgoodman_1958 –  can you hear us
 19:01:48   MariaK –  can you hear the stream
 19:02:19   Cris –  I don’t yet. Has it begun?
 19:02:34   MariaK –  we just started
 19:03:08   dgoodman_1958 –  Can anyone hear the stream
 19:03:28   dgoodman_1958 –  Maria is hosting
 19:03:38   dgoodman_1958 –  Linda, can you hear the stream
 19:03:49   sheila –  Hi brewster
 19:04:06   Linda J –  getting there
 19:04:58   Lisa –  Sheila, Helps to scroll down, I guess. Couldn’t find where to enter the textI have now.
 19:05:09   Linda J –  please send me the link to hear the stream
 19:05:10   sheila –  HI lisa
 19:05:19   Lisa –  hi sheila
 19:05:24   MariaK –  are we streaming
 19:05:38   Cris –  Cris is from Raleigh. Hello!
 19:05:47   Linda J –  skype?
 19:05:57   Cris –  I can hear!
 19:06:06   dgoodman_1958 –  yea
 19:07:03   Lisa –  Which should I click on Talk A or B?
 19:07:06   judi epcke –  loud and clear =)
 19:07:17   judi epcke –  talkA
 19:07:24   MariaK –  hello michelle
 19:07:26   Lisa –  thanks
 19:08:06   sheila –  @Lisa can you hear?
 19:08:12   Lisa –  No
 19:08:32   alicemercer –  I hear on ETTA
 19:08:43   sheila –  roadkill.wikispaces.com for some info
 19:09:08   sheila –  roadkill.edutel.com
 19:09:38   MariaK –  thanks everyone for being here
 19:10:03   MariaK –  We’re talking about the Road Kill Project – science for your students!
 19:10:08   sheila –  @lisa – you will get kicked off but go to the edtechtalk.com/live page and click on a media player to hear then log in again.
 19:10:22   mary –  hahahaha
 19:11:00   Lisa –  Now I can hear!
 19:11:06   sheila –  yeah
 19:11:17   dgoodman_1958 –  Great Lisa
 19:11:43   sheila – This was the beginning of the internet when this started.
 19:11:49   dgoodman_1958 –  anyone want to join in the skype call
 19:11:49   MariaK –  roadkill.edutel.com
 19:11:51   Linda J –  finally…I can hear!!!
 19:12:04   MariaK –  hello Linda
 19:12:08   Linda J –  hi
 19:13:27   alicemercer –  Hey, that would be a great project for twitter?
 19:13:44   dgoodman_1958 –  hi cathy
 19:13:44   Cathy E –  Audio is great
 19:13:52   Cris –  Hi there Cathy
 19:14:17   dgoodman_1958 –  roadkill.edutel.com
 19:14:23   MariaK –  hey cathy – are you checking up on us
 19:14:26   bsch1964 –  monarch, I would like to hear more about that one day
 19:14:29   Linda J –  Hi!
 19:14:30   MariaK –  hello doug
 19:14:45   dgoodman_1958 –  roadkill.wikispaces.com
 19:14:53   dougsymington –  Hi Maria and all
 19:14:56   dgoodman_1958 –  Hi DOug
 19:15:08   bsch1964 –  I have my own monarch butterfly habitat
 19:15:27   MariaK –  we do the monarch thing in the fall here in NH
 19:15:45   bsch1964 –  I have eggs on my plants now!
 19:16:13   dgoodman_1958 –  how about on the bus ride to and from school each day
 19:16:19   alicemercer –  Or pulling data into Many eyes?
 19:16:30   alicemercer –  @dgoodman: Yeah!
 19:16:44   dgoodman_1958 –  lots of dear here
 19:16:45   MariaK –  alice – want to be skyped in to talk about Many eyes?
 19:17:02   dgoodman_1958 –  Id like to hear more about many eyes
 19:18:16   alicemercer –  IN a bit. let’s here more about data collection?
 19:18:20   Cathy E –  I have a 5th grade teacher that will all over this topic
 19:18:26   Linda J –  cool! I love it!
 19:18:57   alicemercer –  Maria, when you need "extension" of discussion, which I don’t think is now.
 19:19:55   MariaK –  right – Brewster and sheila will follow up on that!
 19:19:56   dgoodman_1958 –  are the kids able to identify all the animals they see
 19:20:23   sheila –  My project is posted on roadkill.wikispaces.com
 19:20:56   Lisa –  sheila, can you help, me get started?
 19:21:07   sheila –  sure!
 19:21:49   alicemercer –  What about Dgoodman’s point about having kids do ids on bustrip?
 19:22:09   Linda J –  HA!
 19:22:17   dougsymington –  gotta love the URP
 19:22:21   Lisa –  actually, I remember driving my son phil around looking for roadkill for his class with brewster back in ’96, I think
 19:22:33   sheila –  wow
 19:22:44   Cathy E –  Linda are you hanging with this conversation?
 19:22:56   alicemercer –  Lots of URPs on bus ride
 19:23:04   dgoodman_1958 –  yes alice
 19:23:17   MariaK –  yummy – roadkill pizza
 19:23:26   dgoodman_1958 –  good use of cell phone cameras
 19:23:28   Linda J –  LOL! Only because I am entertained! I’m not going to look!
 19:23:52   dgoodman_1958 –  I like that extension Shelia
 19:24:03   alicemercer –  Dgoodman: I can see using cameras and twitter to send data
 19:24:09   dgoodman_1958 –  yes
 19:24:13   alicemercer –  Or some of form of sms?
 19:24:43   dougsymington –  tags in Flickr would be good too–have to look for URP next time I’m in…
 19:24:47   MariaK –  absolutely – @alicemercer – photos and twitter
 19:24:52   MariaK –  and tags
 19:25:33   sheila –  @Michele, do you want to share what you have the kids do?
 19:26:01   dgoodman_1958 –  hwy versus backroad
 19:26:52   dgoodman_1958 –  good question to discuss-is roadkill ever good
 19:26:56   sheila –  This is a way to monitor amphibians too
 19:27:16   alicemercer –  Who is gentleman talking?
 19:27:24   sheila –  Brewster Bartleet
 19:27:32   sheila –  Oops Bartlett
 19:27:39   MariaK –  nh teacher – hs
 19:27:49   alicemercer –  Would brewster want to incorporate SMS?
 19:27:54   bsch1964 –  What grade does he do this with?
 19:28:05   dougsymington –  wonderful convo, have to run, hope to be back in a bit
 19:28:18   sheila –  He teaches HS, his wife is 6th grade, I am 7th grade
 19:28:48   bsch1964 –  thanks
 19:28:53   sheila –  Hi Tracy
 19:29:05   sheila –  @Tracy, can you hear?
 19:29:10   Linda J –  my 3rd graders would love it
 19:29:11   tsherrill –  great info so far!
 19:29:38   Cathy E –  Great chat room – welcome everyone!
 19:29:46   alicemercer –  Twitter is SMS, text messages that send an email?
 19:29:50   Linda J –  what a way to intro local animal population
 19:29:56   bsch1964 –  I have 3 third graders and 1 K that would like this
 19:30:08   Linda J –  if this wouldn’t get their attention nothing will
 19:30:33   dgoodman_1958 –  camera more for identification
 19:30:57   Linda J –  live version would be better for me:)
 19:31:07   bsch1964 –  we have them in GA
 19:31:32   bsch1964 –  ARmodillos that is
 19:31:36   sheila –  do you have a picture of it?
 19:31:42   bsch1964 –  no
 19:32:32   alicemercer –  I know I guy in South Africa
 19:32:33   sheila –  High number of roadkill indicates a high population.
 19:32:47   alicemercer –  Australia is more likely
 19:33:11   alicemercer –  Okay my question, is the database available to copy, work with?
 19:33:30   Lisa –  mexico they have great animals Iwonder if I could make contact with a school there…
 19:33:38   MariaK –  alice – can I skype you in?
 19:33:40   bsch1964 –  yes! good point
 19:33:55   alicemercer –  Yep
 19:33:58   dgoodman_1958 –  @cathye how about your contact in Australia
 19:34:30   alicemercer –  @MARIA Skype me
 19:34:36   bsch1964 –  I have been trying to figure ways to help them to converse.
 19:35:09   MariaK –  i dont see you alice
 19:35:17   shoemap –  Sorry… arrived late. Is there a link for the project?
 19:35:23   dgoodman_1958 –  yes, database, writing, habitats, disease, etc. etc. etc
 19:35:32   Cathy E –  http://roadkill.edutel.com/rkregistration.html
 19:35:38   sheila –  roadkill.edutel.com and roadkill.wikispaces.com
 19:35:47   shoemap –  Thanks!
 19:36:06   Cathy E –  OHHH outside of the box!!
 19:37:53   bsch1964 –  Lots of roadkill in GA
 19:38:10   Cathy E –  Snowbanks – what are those? We never have snow here in eastern NC
 19:38:10   sheila –  our school’s data is at www.ryejrhigh.org/roadkill/roadkill.htm
 19:38:18   bsch1964 –  year round
 19:38:41   bsch1964 –  yeah, I have not seen snow since 89
 19:38:41   dgoodman_1958 –  @cathye lol
 19:38:52   sheila –  @Michele, grab the phone from Brewster and share
 19:39:16   bsch1964 –  cool
 19:39:43   MariaK –  @bsch1964 – where are you from?
 19:39:54   bsch1964 –  Jesup, GA
 19:40:08   MariaK –  we’ll send you some snow
 19:40:23   bsch1964 –  thanks
 19:40:27   alicemercer –  http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/home
 19:41:00   dgoodman_1958 –  for all grades-graphing
 19:41:08   MariaK –  hello cheryl
 19:41:10   Cathy E –  Hello MS Oakes
 19:41:22   bsch1964 –  Is there a way to keep this chat log
 19:41:26   cheryloakes vacation –  hello, on vacation just stopping by before dinner."-)
 19:41:39   Cathy E –  the chat log will be posted with the audio in a few days
 19:42:04   alicemercer –  I want to think about using this with 6th graders if not this year, then next year.
 19:42:06   MariaK –  cathy – I’ll need your help with the chat log – will get it for me
 19:42:07   Cathy E –  Hello Michelle
 19:42:18   alicemercer –  Pull it into Many Eyes, and play with visualizations.
 19:42:19   Cathy E –  @ Maria- yes
 19:42:36   alicemercer –  @maria, I’m muted btw
 19:42:43   bsch1964 –  what is many eyes
 19:42:48   alicemercer http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/home
 19:42:59   bsch1964 –  thanks
 19:43:02   alicemercer –  It’s a site the IBM put up to do collaborative data visualizations
 19:43:08   dgoodman_1958 –  does the number of roadkill rise during mating season
 19:43:39   dgoodman_1958 –  numbers rise or falll during hunting season
 19:43:46   bsch1964 –  cool
 19:44:04   dgoodman_1958 –  after storms and pollutions too
 19:44:28   tsherrill –  i’m curious to know the connection with earth science…
 19:44:51   dgoodman_1958 –  this topic coudl go in many directions and cover many grade spans
 19:44:58   alicemercer –  Tsherrill: the flooding issue.
 19:45:15   tsherrill –  Thanks
 19:46:56   drsplatt –  You get my wife talking about earth science she will go on and on
 19:47:12   MariaK –  and you are so quiet brewster!
 19:47:35   tsherrill –  thanks michelle… that helps tremendously
 19:48:19   sheila –  Feel free to join the wiki and contribute ideas, comments and questions.
 19:48:32   dgoodman_1958 –  oh i am thinking-assign bus routes as group project
 19:48:44   MariaK –  wiki address again – sheila
 19:48:48   sheila –  I like that deb
 19:48:58   sheila –  roadkill.wikispaces.com
 19:49:00   alicemercer –  I wonder if incoporating SMS could be done easily, if you take email, SMS is very similar, BUT I understand if you DON’T want to take it on?
 19:49:17   drsplatt –  Those that have the most toys always wins!
 19:49:22   alicemercer –  I think it would be an issue of time with the DB manager
 19:49:26   mary –  I have to go folks
 19:49:36   mary –  thanks for a great show
 19:49:43   dgoodman_1958 –  bye mary- glad to have you here
 19:49:50   alicemercer –  setting up the twitter/SMS account so it feeds, but i understand not wanting to go there, lol
 19:49:52   Cathy E –  Thanks for coming, Mary
 19:50:32   dougsymington –  wonderful show
 19:50:40   MariaK –  thanks doug!
 19:50:54   Cathy E –  This must be a first for ETT
 19:51:05   shoemap –  Thank you – I have never heard of the project before. Sounds awesome!
 19:51:13   dgoodman_1958 –  cool-google earth
 19:51:25   dgoodman_1958 –  how about mapping where you’re data is coming from
 19:51:38   alicemercer –  BUT if the data is open we can do it?
 19:52:06   dgoodman_1958 –  very true statement
 19:52:27   bsch1964 –  I would like to know about what he has to say about Monarchs.
 19:52:29   dgoodman_1958 –  i think the student interest keeps you going with a project
 19:52:54   dgoodman_1958 –  i see that now
 19:53:03   bsch1964 –  great show guys
 19:53:07   dgoodman_1958 –  wheelchair, laptop, headset
 19:53:21   dgoodman_1958 –  the future looks brighter
 19:53:52   sheila –  If the wheelchair is motorized . . . hmmmm
 19:54:09   dgoodman_1958 –  oh, everything must be motorized by then
 19:54:36   Linda J –  Wonderful show! Thanks! Must go eat!
 19:54:49   bsch1964 –  I do!
 19:54:56   tsherrill –  Thanks guys, got to go.
 19:55:07   Cathy E –  Bye Linda
 19:55:12   tsherrill –  ok Sheila, I might just try it
 19:55:16   dgoodman_1958 –  bye linda
 19:55:18   bsch1964 –  but the butterflys are alive
 19:55:25   Lisa –  thanks for the intro, lots of great ideas! I’ll skype you soon, Sheila!
 19:55:28   bsch1964 –  thanks
 19:55:30   sheila –  @tracy – [email protected]
 19:55:47   sheila –  roadkill.edutel.com
 19:55:49   dgoodman_1958 –  Thanks Brewster and Shelia – great topic and lots of possibilities
 19:55:53   dgoodman_1958 –  cant wait to share
 19:55:54   dougsymington –  what’s the fun that? Live butterflies, I mean….just kidding
 19:55:59   sheila –  @lisa – later!
 19:56:26   michele bartlett –  thanks for having us- Sheila and Maria
 19:56:40   Cathy E –  Thank you – wonderful job
 19:57:36   Cathy E –  Go Shelia
 19:57:55   sheila –  www.ryejrhigh.org/ellwood
 19:58:03   shoemap –  Sheila is a star for class of 2.4!
 19:58:06   sheila –  for Antarctica teacher
bsch1964 -Thanks for allowing me to chat in my first live cast.
 19:58:23   sheila –  let’s wait and see after tomorrow!
 19:58:31   dgoodman_1958 –  great to have you bsch1964
 19:58:43   dgoodman_1958 –  sheila you will be fine
 19:58:50   sheila –  ahhhhh
 19:58:55   bsch1964 –  you were great bru!
 19:59:03   drsplatt –  Will see you on the highways on March 10th!
 19:59:26   Cathy E –  Ya Maria
 19:59:28   sheila –  Thanks Brewster and Michele
 19:59:36   dougsymington –  wooohooo great show
 19:59:48   sheila –  and thank you to Paul Colombo who hosts the project.
 19:59:59   dougsymington –  just posted to twitter that I’ll never look at roadkill in the same way again!
 20:00:21   dougsymington –  take care all
 20:00:28   sheila –  bye doug
 20:00:31   MariaK –  goodnight everyone
 20:00:40   dgoodman_1958 –  😀
 20:01:12   Cathy E –  Getting ‘Wild Blue" Internet installed next Tues – keep your fingers crossed
 20:01:32   drsplatt –  Thanks again…Signing off….Dr. Splatt
 20:01:46   sheila –  Thanks all!
 

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