Project Information

Education, Environment Stewardship
Social Studies, Environmental Science, Geography, Chamorro
Outside of School
07/02/2017
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Cassandra-Jay T. Flores-Hughes
Basic Information
Description
  • University of Guam (UOG), Center for Island Sustainability (CIS), Pacific Islands Climate Science Center (PI-CSC)
    07/01/2017
    Cassandra Flores-Hughes
    12/31/2018
    30
    12/03/2018
    1
    14+
    9, 10, 11, 12
    Suitable for Persons with Disabilities
    No Costs

  • Description

    Students will assist research assistants with their projects such as:

    - Digitize, archive, organize, and catalog maps of Micronesia

    - Locate components of a map (scale, legend, north arrow, title, author, source, date, type, etc.)

    - Enter map components into a graphic organizer and database (using a computer provided by UOG)

    - Service learning is not limited to data entry and research

    Career Pathway/Field

    Objective

    GDOE Content Standards to be addressed are:

    WG.3.1 Analyze maps, globes, satellite images, photographs, or diagrams using the following:

    • Geographical information about the world’s countries, cities, and environments

    • The concepts of location, scale, map projection, or orientation

    • Mental maps of world regions

    • Political, physical, and thematic maps

    Instructions

    Schedule your hours with Ms. Flores-Hughes

    Sign and submit parent consent form

    Log in hours daily

    Write a reflection paper addressing what you learned about geography and how this activity was service.

    Warnings/Notices

    Maps

    • Delicate
    • Authentic
    • Require special handling (Ms. Flores-Hughes will give instructions)

    Issue Area

    Geography Skills

    Agency Description

    Point of Contact Informations

    Cassandra Flores-Hughes

    picscuog@gmail.com

    671-685-0508 

    Comments about the Project Location

    Contact Ms. Flores-Hughes for directions.

    We are located at the University of Guam at the Center for Island Sustainability office. Here is a map link to our office. 

    (https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1Xpva6D5QCTS25seS1NSG1zSWpUOVZYdXVvVm8xcTFsR3dv)

    Our address is House 32 Dean Circle Mangilao, Guam 96913

    Contact us if you have any questions about our location.