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ECHO and e-Books

student at ECHOIn winter 2014, students in two second-grade classes from Edmunds Elementary School in Burlington, Vermont, conducted research on lake ecology at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. They used the observations and evidence they gathered from ECHO exhibits and from the LCBP Resource Room to publish e-books using iPads. This short video provides a nice overview of the project. For more detailed information, see this presentation from the 2014 Dynamic Landscapes conference.

Visit this EES e-Books page to downloand and view the e-Books on your desktop computer (an internet browser extension is required to view e-Books; the Readium extension for Chrome is recommended).


Scan this QR Code to view the e-Books on your iOS mobile device (Android apps are available for viewing e-Books, but are less compatible for viewing these books):

EES Ebooks QR code

Instructions for downloading and viewing on iPads are available here.


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e-Book page from News and Mudpuppies: Different and Alike, written and illustrated by Norah Miller and Myriam Huener


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