Workshops

Nature Journaling Teacher Workshop

November 16, 2019 • 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Free to Santa Cruz County Teachers (Grades 3-12)


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Recent Workshops at the Seymour Center

 

The California Environmental Phenomena Summit

October 3-4, 2019

 

Spend two days in Santa Cruz collaborating with local science experts and other educators from the region. Learn about local, environmentally-focused phenomena. Deepen your understanding of phenomena and California’s Environmental Principles and Concepts. Contribute to an instructional resource that will be shared with other educators. The resource will:

  • Identify a useful, environmentally-focused phenomenon
  • Provide a grade-level appropriate explanation that incorporates Disciplinary Core Ideas and Crosscutting Concepts
  • Highlight possible student activities that emphasize the Science and Engineering Practices
  • Connect to the Environmental Principles and Concepts

This summit is designed for K-12 classroom teachers and educators experienced with NGSS and interested in environmental phenomena.

When: 

  • October 3-4, 2019
  • 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Check-in for the two-day summit begins at 7:30 a.m.

Location:

Seymour Marine Discovery Center, 100 Mc Allister Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Cost:

  • $150* per attendee. Fee includes all materials, continental breakfast, and lunch on both days.
  • *Scholarships: The Santa Cruz County Office of Education is offering to subsidize the registration fee for K-12 classroom teachers. Contact Amity Sandage at asandage@santacruzcoe.org before registering if you are interested in receiving registration assistance.

For more information:

Contact Kathy Bowman katharine.bowman@sdcoe.net

858-292-3789

#ProjectPhenomena

Facilitated by Crystal Howe, Coordinator 

crystal.howe@sdcoe.net

This Phenomenon Summit was made possible thanks to these collaborating partners:

 

This project is funded through the Budget Act of 2017, Item 6100-488-0001, Provision 6

 


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