New Mexico MESA

New Mexico MESA

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On Site: MESA FUNdamentals

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STATION 1: SYNTAX CHARADES

Students work in teams to apply computer science coding and programming skills to undergo scripted challenges in a charades style competition.

STATION 2: ENVIRONMENTAL CAREER EXPLORATION

Students use team investigation to understand and perform related tasks and solve real world problems in various fields of Land Management, Natural Resources and Ecology at 3-4 career stations.  Career selections will come from the following: Hydrologist, Wildlife Biologist, Park Ranger, Environmental Engineer, Soil Scientist, Climate Change Analyst, Aquaculture Manager, Sustainability Specialist, Geographer.  See the Science Buddies career website to learn more.

STATION 3: SUSTAINABILITY SUPERMARKET

Students work in groups to compare and contrast products based on environmentally literate citizenry. Products are categorized by three inputs: 1) social = perceived benefit to people and/or the environment 2) economic = cost and 3) environmental = biodegradability, recyclability, weight of waste

Resources/worksheets to help prepare for the MESA FUNdamentals on-site event

 

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