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ClimeTime Virtual Conference

Monday, May 18 – Wednesday, May 20, 2020

OPSI and ClimeTime will be hosting another 2-day virtual conference for those that were not able to join for our first Virtual Conference in April! Choose from a wide variety of sessions facilitated by ClimeTime grantees. 

The virtual conference is open to all PreK-12 teachers in Washington State who want to learn more about the Climate Science Proviso, about the ClimeTime project, or about tools and resources connected to science learning.

All sessions are FREE and most qualify for STEM clock hours. Sessions have been sponsored by OSPI. Registration and clock hours available through signup via pdEnroller.

Monday, May 18th Sessions

Sign up for one session per block available. If a session is full, you may sign up for the waitlist.

Technology Requirements

Time Session A Session B

Block I

8:30-10:00

STEM Mini-Projects for Learning at Home – Part A
ESD 112 – Stacy Meyer & Pranjali Upadhyay
Solutions Oriented Learning Storylines: Forest Carbon Sequestration
PEI – Hattie Osborne
10:00-10:30 Break Break

Block II

10:30-12:00

STEM Mini-Projects for Learning at Home – Part B
ESD 112 – Stacy Meyer & Pranjali Upadhyay
Climate Change Education Resources for Educators: Curricula and Professional Learning
University of Washington – Dr. Deb Morrison
NOAA – Dr. Frank Niepold
Climate Generation – Kristen Poppleton
12:00-12:30 Lunch Lunch

Block III

12:30-2:00

Voices of Hope: Climate Science OCDE Project GLAD® Unit
ESD 171 – Kate Lindholm
None
2:00-2:30 Break Break

Block IV

2:30-4:00

How to Support Home-Based Science Learning During School Closures
University of Washington – Philip Bell

Energy Matters: An Exploration of Activities and a Carbon Calculator
Washington Green Schools – Becky Bronstein, Nayiri Haroutunian

Tuesday, May 19th Sessions

Sign up for one session per block available. If a session is full, you may sign up for the waitlist.

Time Session A Session B

Block I

12:00 – 1:30

Outside Isn’t Just for Recess
RE Sources: Sustainable Schools – Priscilla Brotherton
Common Threads Farm – Jenna Deane
Wild Whatcom – Hannah Newell
None
1:30-2:30 Break Break

Block II

2:30-3:30

Science in your Schoolyard: Using Local Phenomena to Engage Students
IslandWood – Brad Street, Derek Jones
None

Wednesday, May 20th Sessions

Sign up for one session per block available. If a session is full, you may sign up for the waitlist.

Time Session A Session B

Block I

8:30-10:00

Elementary Assessment for Climate Learning
ESD 189 – Jodi Crimmins
University of Washington – Dr. Deb Morrison
Engaging in Climate Science Through Zoom
ESD 121 – Dr. Cheryl Lydon
10:00-10:30 Break Break

Block II

10:30-12:00

Elementary Frameworks for Science and Integrated Subjects
ESD123 – Georgia Boatman
Voices of Hope: Climate Science OCDE Project GLAD® Unit
ESD 171 – Kate Lindholm
12:00-12:30 Lunch Lunch

Block III

12:30-2:00

Invisible Forest – using STEAM to investigate the invisible world of phytoplankton
ISB – Claudia Ludwig, Dr. Jen Eklund, & Dr. Anne Thompson
None
2:00-2:30 Break Break

Block IV

2:30-4:00

Earth Systems and Changes: From Mammoth to Climate Change
ESD123 – Lorianne Donovan
None
4:00-7:00 Break Break

Block V

7:00-8:30

Lessons for your Schoolyard Garden
IslandWood – Dr. Déana Scipio and EEC graduate students
None