Dates: July 29-August 2, plus pre –course homework
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: New England Aquarium
For: Educators, grades 3-5 (others welcome)
Credit: 40 PDPs or 3 graduate credits from Endicott College ($330 additional fee)
By following the journey of a water droplet, students will discover how different systems are impacted by water. Participants will observe, practice, and take back to the classroom techniques for incorporating hands-on science and engineering lessons into the upper elementary classroom. Topics include the water cycle, weather and climate, erosion, adaptations, and habitats. Through presentations, thought-provoking activities, classroom demonstrations and field visits to the Aquarium and an outdoor site, educators will engage in science and engineering practices and learn to implement effective classroom and field investigations with students.
* Participants taking courses for PDPs will be required to complete homework assignments (1 pre-course and 5 assignments on Monday to Friday evenings). Participants taking courses for graduate credit will have additional weekly homework assignments beginning June 24thand ending with a final project due August 9th. Payment for graduate credit is due by June 21st.
For more information, visit www.neaq.org/workshops.
Questions? Contact the Teacher Resource Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617.973.6590