The opportunities described below are applicable to classes as indicated. Other opportunities may be available as well. You should ask Mr. Phillips prior to doing any extra credit work.
What to do
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|River Testing||15 pts.||Participate
in River Testing with the IVCC Chemistry Club. Write a paragraph
describing what you did and how it relates to the class.
done for the semester
|Field Trips & Service Learning||varies||Go on a field trip or participate in community service! See this page for opportunities, talk to me about what you will need to do for credit.||all courses|
|Virtual Seismologist||10 pts.||Complete the
Virtual Seismology exercise and turn in the certificate of completion.
|Bring Me a Rock||5 pts.||Going on a trip? Bring me a rock, and tell me about it.||all courses|
|Term Paper||varies||Research a topic related to the course in greater depth than covered in class or in the text. Write a paper discussing the topic.||all courses|
|Film Review||varies||Watch a documentary or fictional film (or both) and discuss the work and its relationship to the materials covered in class.||all courses|
|Museum Visit||varies||Go to a museum, zoo, aquarium, and write a report on an exhibit that relates to the class.||all courses|
|Give Blood||5 pts||bring a sticker or other evidence to class||all courses|
I am always open to new ideas, so if you would like to try something that is not listed here, just ask.