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How do we show care for our Urban Water Systems?

How do we show care for our Urban Water Systems?

Wake up and smell the… wastewater? On Saturday, November 2nd 2019, nine teachers and educators met up at the Renton’s King County South Treatment Plant to discuss how we build, use, and care for our water urban systems. Along with 2 facilitators, participants...
IslandWood’s NGSS in Action: Urban Water Systems

IslandWood’s NGSS in Action: Urban Water Systems

On a crisp autumn Saturday at the Brightwater Treatment Plant, 12 teachers and educators dove head-first into dialogue surrounding urban water issues and solutions. Together, we learned how climate change will effect our regional wastewater and other stormwater...
Community Mapping with Crosscutting Concepts

Community Mapping with Crosscutting Concepts

IslandWood Teacher Professional Development in PSESD On February 2nd, 22 teachers and educators spent the morning at Cascade View Elementary School in Tukwila learning and practicing how the use of crosscutting concepts and climate related standards can be supported...
Engineering in Community

Engineering in Community

IslandWood Teacher Professional Development in PSESD On January 26th 24 teachers met at King County South Treatment Plant in Renton and practiced the engineering design process on local stormwater problems, and later applied it to practical small-scale solutions to...