Category Archives: SOLO

Google Map of McLean Game Refuge

Now that we have gone on a few hikes in the McLean Game Refuge, we should look over the whole area and make plans for a longer hike. Use this as a reference and then make recommendations in our Google … Continue reading

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Slides from Chapel Presentation

I am grateful that Suffield Academy is a great place to teach and learn!–Mr. Sullivan. Powerpoint: Sullivan.Find.Your.Place.2.11.13 PDF: Bill.S.Find.Your.Place.2.11.13

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What Should We Watch?

Produced in 2007, this movie has now become an interesting benchmark in the history of the climate change discussion in our culture. This new begs the question: what is the documentary for your generation that will help us all move … Continue reading

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Winter SOLO Finds its First Geo Cache

Hidden at the southern portion of Stony Brook Park, this Geo Cache site illuminated interesting archaeological remains of a colonial mill site. Just a few paces north of Cain’s Pond, the Cain’s Pond Dam Geo Cache was worth downloading and … Continue reading

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Have you been on a Geocaching adventure in the outdoors?

 What do you know about this culture? Which ones should we explore to find out more about Geocaching? How can we discriminate a good model for us?  In the future, could we create Geocaches that illuminate some of our archeological … Continue reading

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SOLO Took a Trip to the Lighthouse Community

We traveled back in time through the labrynth-like forest of the Lighthouse community. After a spooky investigation of the ancient cemetery, we traveled to the decimated ruins of a house; only the rocky cellar remained. We came across the grindstone … Continue reading

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How Can We Connect our Community to the Nature Trails on Campus?

Here is the topographical GPS dot that we recorded yesterday at the northern turn in the cross-country course. Recall that we accomplished this image with a screen shot.  How else can we utilize technology to help show others our campus … Continue reading

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MA Residents Asked to Watch for Asian Longhorned Beetles

MA Residents Asked to Watch for Asian Longhorned Beetles. As we reach the middle of summer, we need to be aware of the Asian Longhorne Beetle. Here is a great resource from the DEEP CT web site:

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More Than Just a Hike–Mt. Sugarloaf or Wequamps, Which Means a Place where a Hill Drops Off.

I think amazing views can open the mind in a great way—a metanoia experience—to reflect on how relatively short a period of time European or “modern” culture has been living and working in the Connecticut River Valley: Four hundred years … Continue reading

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