WELCOME TO THE PHS GIFTED WEBSITE!


Thanks for a wonderful year!  Enjoy your summer!




4th Virtual Gifted Activity:  

Digital Escape Room

Three (3) Escape Rooms are listed below.  

You are welcome to do more than one, but only ONE can count toward gifted credit.

Since rooms can be completed individually or in a group, you are also welcome to zoom or FaceTime with your friends to complete an escape, but EACH student is required to complete a  form.


Virtual Gifted Activity Reflection Form 

Remember, you may only receive credit for this virtual gifted activity if you complete the form.

 

Here are your three (3) Escape Room options:

 Hogwarts Digital Escape Room 

Spy Apprentice Digital Escape Room Adventure 

Escape from Wonderland Digital Escape Room




3rd Virtual Gifted Activity:       

Visit the International Space Station

Explore 17 locations aboard the International Space Station (ISS) through Google Earth.  

Use the arrows to navigate that section of the station and rotate the images for a 180 degree view.


After exploring, please complete this Virtual Gifted Activity Reflection Form.

You may only receive credit for this virtual gifted activity if you complete the form.




2nd Virtual Gifted Activity:
 

Exploring the Okavango Wilderness Project


The Okavango Wilderness Project has been surveying and collecting scientific data on the river system to better understand the threats facing this important ecosystem. Their work is helping form a critical baseline of information to help form solutions to the on-going and emerging threats facing the landscape and wildlife in the Okavango Watershed.  The project has been working with local communities; NGOs; and the governments of Angola, Namibia, and Botswana to secure permanent, sustainable protection for the greater Okavango Watershed.

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Experience this virtual activity by reading about this project and then clicking on the Voyager Story, Protecting the Okavango River Basin.

In partnership with Google, National Geographic’s Voyager Story uses newly visualized Human Impact data and on-the-ground storytelling from the Okavango Wilderness Project expeditions to show real-world solutions for better protecting natural resources and wildlife.   Read the text slides and explore the interactive images, videos, and maps to better understand this important project.


When finished, please complete this Virtual Gifted Activity Reflection Form.

You may only receive credit for this virtual gifted activity if you complete the form.





1st Virtual Gifted Activity:

Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall

 

National Geographic museum releases a virtual tour of its current exhibit “Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall.”

The story of Dr. Jane Goodall—DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace—is a story of extraordinary scientific achievement and inspiration. “Becoming Jane,” showcases Dr. Goodall’s life and legacy and underscores her message of hope, compassion, and altruism. One of Jane’s greatest reasons for hope is the indomitable human spirit. 

 

Please experience this virtual activity at your own pace, and when finished, complete this 

Virtual Gifted Activity Reflection Form.


You may only receive credit for this virtual activity if you complete the form!

 



Individual/Team Gifted Credit Requests

In addition to the 4 virtual gifted activities, students also have the opportunity to complete individual or team activities to earn gifted credit.  Please use this form to request credit.
  



Mr. Veverka will respond with 24 hours with approval or denial of your request. 

You can earn a maximum of 4 gifted credits through individual/team activities.  

The number of gifted credits earned for each activity will be determined on a case-by-case basis. 

You must complete a new form for each activity.


To be considered eligible for gifted credit, your activity must be:
  • Primarily academic-based (although there can be a talent-based component, the activity must be academic-driven).
  • Outside of your normal school activities (even in this remote learning environment).
  • An enrichment or extension experience that enhances your educational adventure!




Enrichment Learning Community


We will offer at least 8 activities this year.


Students must participate in at least 4 of these 

activities to be eligible to list 2019-20 in our 

Gifted Letter of Recommendation during

their senior year.


Activities are announced on this website, 

through student email, and via Remind.







The Summer Institute for Gifted offers unique programming for gifted and talented students ages 5-17 during the summer and school year. The SIG STEAM+ curriculum focuses on applying creative thinking across multiple disciplines to solve real-world problems. Through an innovative curriculum that spans all facets of STEAM, plus humanities and fitness, SIG challenges students to use knowledge of different disciplines to discover creative solutions.

SIG summer programs combine academics with social, cultural and recreational opportunities for an engaging summer.

Deadline: Rolling, first-come, first-served basis for qualified students.



 

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This file can then easily be uploaded into Naviance.  

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