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The Best of the Best

During the week of Nov. 5-7 local teachers gathered at ESD 123 in Pasco, Washington to deepen their knowledge of the new instructional materials from Smithsonian Science Units. Third Grade teachers learned about How Weather and Climate Affect our Lives, Fourth Grade...

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Elementary ClimeTime Online PLCs a Hit

Elementary ClimeTime Online PLCs a Hit

Fifteen elementary science teachers are working hard to bring Ambitious Science Teaching (AST) practices to their classrooms. In August they participated in a three-day workshop with AST teacher leaders and the team from Washington Green Schools learning about why our...

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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...

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Going the Extra Mile For Climate Science Learning

Going the Extra Mile For Climate Science Learning

Implementing NGSS-aligned instruction is a priority in Wahluke School District. Where, you may wonder, is Wahluke? Wahluke School District is located on the east bank of the Columbia River in Central Washington. The District encompasses the towns of Mattawa, Desert...

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Nov
23
Sat
2019
all-day Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Nov 23 all-day
The outcome of this professional learning series is to prepare students to thrive in multiple cultural contexts. Advocate for school science programs that support Chief Leschi Schools & tribal missions. “Rooted in traditional values, Chief[...]
Dec
3
Tue
2019
8:30 am Stories of Us and the World: How... @ NWESD Region
Stories of Us and the World: How... @ NWESD Region
Dec 3 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
To solve the problems of tomorrow, we need all students to invest in understanding their relationship to our climate and see themselves as active, empowered citizens of our world. Facts and data alone seldom help people find[...]
Dec
4
Wed
2019
all-day HSOER Courses Work Day
HSOER Courses Work Day
Dec 4 all-day
Over the course of four meeting days (10/17/19, 12/4/19, 03/24/20, 05/12/20) high school teachers will work collaboratively to develop and refine phenomena based units for integrated high school science courses. Work days will be hosted[...]
Dec
7
Sat
2019
all-day Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Dec 7 all-day
The outcome of this professional learning series is to prepare students to thrive in multiple cultural contexts. Advocate for school science programs that support Chief Leschi Schools & tribal missions. “Rooted in traditional values, Chief[...]
Dec
9
Mon
2019
9:00 am Solutions Oriented Learning Stor... @ Vancouver Water Resources Education Center
Solutions Oriented Learning Stor... @ Vancouver Water Resources Education Center
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Become an integral part of this groundbreaking curriculum in Washington State! Pacific Education Institute (PEI) is recruiting 5th grade and High School teachers to pilot our food waste storylines that address climate change. Each storyline[...]
Dec
10
Tue
2019
all-day Elementary NGSS Climate Science ... @ Various Locations
Elementary NGSS Climate Science ... @ Various Locations
Dec 10 all-day
Online PLC using Zoom – 90 minutes Continuing to learn about Ambitious Science Teaching and working together to implement the practices. September 24, 2019 October 22, 2019 November 12, 2019 December 10, 2019 January 14,[...]