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Ecotourism Activity

Context: You work for a tour company in the Ottawa Valley and you have been asked to plan an ecotourism activity for several clients in beautiful Renfrew County.

Design Brief: To design and create an ecotourism activity.

Possible Solutions: List as many possible solutions as you can for an ecotourism activity.

Design Constraints: The following are some constraints or limitations for this project:

  1. You will work individually.
  2. The assignment will be submitted on _______________________.
  3. You will prepare a professional proposal for the ecotourism activity that will be provided to the clients.
  4. The following items need to be accounted for:
  5. Space and/or equipment requirements.
  6. Number of people engaged in activity.
  7. Handouts? Verbal?
  8. Level of skill required?
  9. How does the activity teach the client about the environment?
  10. You must be prepared to have the class attempt the activity (Mr. Ferguson must approve the activities first) from classroom to Mateway. Plan for up to 10 minutes.

Detail Design: The following are the steps to designing and making your Project:

  1. Ensure that the work area is clear of hazardous materials (i.e., oil, gas, rags, wood, plastic, etc.)
  2. Develop your ecotourism activity.
  3. Clean-up your work area and put your tools away.

Materials: as required. Books, pamphlets, internet, etc.

Commissioning: Were you successful in this project when you tried it out?

Evaluation: Did this project work as you expected it to?

Reflection: Did you enjoy this project? What were you most proud of? What would you do differently next time? Skills learned?