Chipley HIgh principal gives update report to School Board

Published: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 02:34 PM.

·      These on-line students are very “tech savvy” and are continually increasing their technology skills by scanning documents, participating in DBA’s (Discussion-Based Assessments), incorporating Word Art into their documents, and engaging in various other technological activities.



·      CHS Science Club has a that will be a link to the new CHS website

·      The club has 40+ members

·      Biology students are using technology such as IPads and probe ware to perform high complexity labs and assignments. (Includes “low level” performing students_\) STEM class

·      On Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 Chipley High Schools Science Club hosted their first open laboratory. The members of the Science Club invited the 4th graders from Kate Smith Elementary and the 8th graders from Roulhac Middle School to participate in scientific experiments and investigations. During the chemistry laboratory the 4th graders preformed and experiment called Operation Slime, while the 8th graders Observed Chemical Changes, both of these experiments were to increase understanding of how to identify that a chemical change has taken place. Concerning the Biology laboratory the 8th grade students used microscopes and IPads to identify various organisms found in pond water. The 4th graders performed fingerprint analyses on themselves and were able to compare and contrast their fingerprints with each other. The students also used the IPads to explore earth and space applications, as well as, test for color-blindness. The Science Club members worked weeks in advance to prepare the lessons that were taught. Mrs. Henderson and Mrs. Kelly were facilitators while the Science Club members performed and/or guided the students through the experiments.

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