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Teaching Environmental Sustainability - Model My Watershed - NGSS Learning In Action Cohort 3
Registration:  Open
Program Hours:  60
Cost:  $150.00
Activities:  1
Program Start Date:  January 13, 2017
Program End Date:  June 30, 2017
Seats Available:  40

Sponsored By

California Science Project (CSP)

Program Location

750 N St
Sanger, CA 93657

Program Site

Central Valley Science Project

Program Contact Information

Jerry D Valadez
jvaladez@csufresno.edu
559-288-4953

Website

http://cvscienceproject.ning.com

Program Registration

This program is open to all interested teachers.
There are no restictions on registration.

Program Cost: $ 150.00

$150.00 for 2 uinits of upper division credit through Continuing and Global Education department at Fresno State.  CI 280T – Teaching Environmental Sustainability: Model My Watershed – Contextualizing STEM Content Within an Interdisciplinary, Place-Based & Problem-Based Learning Framework Aligned to NGSS. Payment and registration is online process. Instructions and course number provided on Day 1 of institute. No cost for institute if teachers choose not to enroll for credit. 

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Teaching Environmental Sustainability - Model My Watershed - NGSS Learning In Action Cohort 3

About The Program:


Teaching Environmental Sustainability: Model My Watershed - www.concord.org/tes-mmw 

Call for Teachers - A systems approach to problem solving local watershed issues through modeling and hands-on activities for middle and high school students. 

The Concord Consortium, the Stroud Water Research Center, the Central Valley Science Project and SAM Academy are pleased to announce the Teaching Environmental Sustainability-Model My Watershed (TES-MMW) workshop, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. Participants and their students will use free portal-based activities that employ maps and models to study their own school’s watershed; teachers will participate in two summer face-to-face workshops and two online courses. TESMMW activities support designed NGSS learning and Math Common Core implementation. Teachers will receive a stipend for participating. This program is for California’s Central Valley middle and high school science teachers whose curriculum includes watershed studies, and who are willing and available to participate in all TES-MMW workshop and online activities that include:

  • 4-day workshop in Sanger/Fresno, CA, June 14-17, 2017 (travel and housing reimbursed by grant
  • 2017-18 academic year: online lesson review for teachers; 6 high quality classroom lessons and activities with your students.
  • Completion of all research activities required for NSF funding.
  • Applications are due April 15, 2017. For more information contact Jerry Valadez, jvaladez@csufresno.edu.

The FREE environmental curriculum helps students explore:

• Hour 1: How can I understand my local watershed?

• Hour 2: How can I manage my watershed?

• Hour 3: What does local data show for my watershed?

• Hour 4: How can I improve my watershed starting with my own schoolyard?

• Hour 5: How can we modify our schoolyard in a way that is acceptable to the community and improves the health of our watershed?

• Hour 6: What could you do with the information?

Teacher Commitment

• First summer three-day face-to-face training

• Teaching six lesson unit to their students

• Participate in online lesson review during the school year (10 sessions)

• Follow-up two-day face-to-face meeting

 

 


Activities (1)

MMW: Teaching Environmental Sustainability

The Concord Consortium, the Stroud Water Research Center, and the Central Valley Science Project offer Teaching Environmental Sustainability-Model My Watershed (TES-MMW) institute, a project funded by the National Science Foundation.  Participants and their students will use free portal-based activities that employ maps and models to study their own school’s watershed; teachers will participate in two summer face-to-face workshops and two online courses.  TES-MMW activities support NGSS and Math Common Core.  Teachers will receive a stipends of $300 - $1,000 for participating. Cohort 3 forming now. Register soon - limited to first 8 teachers that sign-up.

Location:

SAM Academy
750 N St
Sanger, CA 93657

June 14, 2017, 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
June 15, 2017, 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
June 16, 2017, 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
June 17, 2017, 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
June 17, 2017, 08:00 am - 11:00 am
June 18, 2017, 08:00 am - 11:00 am
June 19, 2017, 08:00 am - 11:00 am