JANET M. SHEARD
Directions for Journal Observation Guide
Rubric for Journal Entry
Background Information and Brochure
First Journal Entry
Second Journal Entry
Click on the Volo Bog Visitor Center
Read articles Volo Bog State Natural Area, Interpretative Programs, and Volo Bog Natural Features Brochure. Answer the following questions:
Third Journal Entry
Search the web sites to identify, define, and describe the meaning of wetland, bog, marsh, and swamp.
Write the meaning for each vocabulary word.
Identify special characteristics about each kind of wetland.
Illustrate each word by drawing or cutting and pasting a visual from a book, magazine, or Internet.
Search the web sites to answer the following questions in complete sentences:
Review the five zones in the Volo Bog: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
|Zone 1:||Herb Mat|
|Zone 2:||Low trees and shrubs|
|Zone 3:||Tamarack Trees|
|Zone 4:||Tall shrubs|
What's important about each zone?
Make journal entries that are important about each section of the Volo Bog. One to three questions and/or statement are listed under each section to help you think of some ideas to write a descriptive paragraph about the Entrance, Outside the Visitor Center, A Split in the Trail, Start of Walkway, Middle of Walkway, End of Walkway, and Beaver Lodge.
Fourth Journal Entry
Fifth Journal Entry
Outside the Visitor Center
Sixth Journal Entry
A Split in the Trail
Seventh Journal Entry
Start of Walkway
Eighth Journal Entry
Middle of Walkway
Ninth Journal Entry
End of Walkway
Tenth Journal Entry
Eleventh Journal Entry
Now stretch your boundaries by boarding the capsule and trying
extended activities in Part I.
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