Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Building Bridges to Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse [poster]
By Leah Cino, Date of Project Submission: April 2016., Completed for: Community Counselling and Resource Centre (CCRC); Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Community Research Centre Project Coordinator: John Marris, FRSC 4080Y - Community-Based Research Project
Building enthusiasm for nature
The purpose of this research is to create an interactive exhibit/display that will educate grade five students about solar energy. This research investigates the characteristics which make a successful interactive display; one in which [sic] is accessible to all visitors and keeps the user motivated and interested to learn., Executive summary -- Introduction -- A few words about Camp Kawartha -- Definitions of key terms -- Research questions -- Literature review -- Methods -- Results -- Limitations -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Appendix #1 Location of Camp Kawartha -- Appendix #2 Ontario curriculum documents -- Appendix #3 Energy curriculum -- Appendix #4 Exhibit checklist -- Appendix #5 Museum observations -- Appendix #6 Design of display board -- Appendix #7 Lesson plan: 3 smooth stones -- Appendix #8 Lesson plan: Solar oven -- Appendix #9 Lesson plan: Solar car -- Appendix #10 Lesson plan: Birthday theremin -- Appendix #11 Solar oven cooking times -- Appendix #12 Types of solar cookers -- Appendix #13 Camp Kawartha from the air -- Appendix #14 Map of the main camp -- Acknowledgments -- References., by Sara Sager and Tanya Gates., Includes : literature review ; final research report ; lesson plans ; bibliography., Date of project submission: April 2004., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Building enthusiasm for nature
by Amy Dickens. --, Includes: final research report ; bibliography ; curriculum., Date of project submission: April 2004., Completed for: Lucile Fragomeni at Quinte Conservation ; supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University ; TCCBE., The purpose of the project was to review existing literature and museum displays to determine the key elements involved in making an interactive display, and to determine what style of learning best affects environmental awareness in children and how this influences the display., Includes references., GEOG 470 - Research in Human Geography.
Burleigh Falls
Introduction -- Settlement -- Logging -- Locks -- Tourism -- Conclusion -- Illustrations and descriptions -- Appendix -- Bibliography., by Emily Alkenbrack., Date of Project Submission: April, 2006., Completed for: Trent-Severn Waterway, Parks Canada; Supervising Professor: Dimitry Anastakis, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and maps., CAST 481.
Cafe Producer and Supplier Profiles
The Seasoned Spoon Café is a non-profit, vegetarian, cooperative cafe located in Champlain College on Trent University’s campus in Peterborough, Ontario. The Season Spoon Cafe is committed to improving food security of the local community. The Cafe Producer and Supplier Profiles community research project was designed to showcase the Season Spoon Cafe’s producer and suppliers through a web-based mapping application developed and embedded on the Spoon’s website along with a storyboard created for display at the cafe. These two deliverables highlight the organic, natural, and locally sourced food served at the Cafe and is intended to connect the Spoon’s community to a variety of their producers and suppliers. The main findings of this report show that: food sourcing occurs primarily within the desired foodshed; produce (fruits and vegetables) is the dominant type of food producer; and the Seasoned Spoon Cafe sources from a combination of small and large business operations for various products. Community members are encouraged to use these educational tools to meet their food producers and suppliers, and potentially source their household food from them. These actions aim to strengthen local food security of the Seasoned Spoon community., By Sarah Lidster and Sheena Young, Date of Project Submission: April 2016., Completed for: Seasoned Spoon Café; Supervising Professor: Peter Lafleur; Trent Community Research Centre Project Coordinator: John Marris, GEOG 4030Y - Community-based Research in Geography
Cafe Producer and Supplier Profiles [poster]
By Sarah Lidster and Sheena Young, Date of Project Submission: April 2016., Completed for: Seasoned Spoon Café; Supervising Professor: Peter Lafleur; Trent Community Research Centre Project Coordinator: John Marris, GEOG 4030Y - Community-based Research in Geography
Canadian immigrant integration literature review
By: Nika Farahani, Christine Franklin, Amanda McTague, Nathalie Smola, Brett Throop, Ben Vallieres., Completed for: Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration; Professor Davina Bhandar, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes glossary of terms., Includes bibliographical references., CAST-GEOG-POST-WMST 2245H Social and political economy of contemporary Canadian immigration.
Catalogue of Existing Activities and Interests in Intergenerational Programs in Peterborough
By Natalie Jennings, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: The Mount Community Centre; Supervising Professor: Peri Ballantyne; Trent Community Research Centre, SOCI4580 - Community-Based Research Project
Catalogue of Existing Activities and Interests in Intergenerational Programs in Peterborough [poster]
By Natalie Jennings, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: The Mount Community Centre; Supervising Professor: Peri Ballantyne; Trent Community Research Centre, SOCI4580 - Community-Based Research Project
Children of the world
Project -- Project organization -- Project research process -- Project activities and events -- Project reflection -- Appendices., Jenny Chong. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., CAST 438: Community Research Placement.
Civil disobedience in the Ontario Occupy Movement
by Krista Liebscher., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Complete for: Council of Canadians - Peterborough and Kawarthas Chapter; Supervising Professor: Dr. Jim Struthers; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., CAST 4770Y.
Climate study for grape growing in the Central Ontario Region
The purpose of this report is to document long term climate data from six weather stations in Central Ontario Region. This information was used to determine the number of frost free days, and the number of growing degree days. Calculating the number of days between the last frost and the first growing will assist in determining which grape varieties are suitable for which microclimate conditions., by Simon Shum. --, Includes: final research report, bibliography., Completed for: Larry Paterson at the Central Ontario Viticulture Association; Supervising Professor: Colin Taylor, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2004., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 440, Research in Physical Geography, Community-based research project.

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