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Kids in the Forest Field Days

Kids in the Forest Field Days

The first week of October we hosted about 300 5th-6th grade students from Wenatchee and East Wenatchee for our field experience. The experience consists of several stations teaching students about forest health, ecology, and fire. The field days are held at Mission...

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NGSS and Climate Science Workshops

NGSS and Climate Science Workshops

In October, ESD 112 hosted multiple NGSS and Climate Science Workshops in Camas, WA. Teachers learned about the population of pika that live in the Columbia River Gorge in order to help answer the driving question: "How can we mitigate the impacts of climate change on...

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STEM Summit Teacher Training

STEM Summit Teacher Training

In August we teamed up with the NCESD to bring our Kids in the Forest teacher training to their STEM Summit. We offered a half day in classroom lesson followed by a half day field trip to locations we host field days for students.

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Building Capacity for K-5 Professional Learning

Building Capacity for K-5 Professional Learning

In July, 2018, Science Master Trainers and 7 new “Apprentice Trainers” met for three days to develop facilitation materials for a six hour “Foundational Professional Learning” session for “NGSS Phase 1” comprised of Smithsonian Science for the Classroom units for...

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Mar
1
Mon
2021
4:00 pm Teaching for the Climate
Teaching for the Climate
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Target Audience: 3-5 grade teachers in Whatcom County This asynchronous online canvas course will be hosted by a collaboration of outdoor educators from local nonprofits to offer the third edition of the statewide OSPI ClimeTime[...]
Mar
2
Tue
2021
4:00 pm ESD 112 Climate Justice League
ESD 112 Climate Justice League
Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Climate Justice League is a small cohort of teachers that will work together to craft climate science learning opportunities centered on issues of social justice. To craft their learning experiences, League members will participate[...]
Mar
3
Wed
2021
4:00 pm SOLS: Regenerative Agriculture (...
SOLS: Regenerative Agriculture (...
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
(by invitation only through ESD123) Attention 6-12 Formal Educators in the ESD 123 Region! Is it possible to teach climate science in a way that is locally relevant, solutions-oriented, connected to Indigenous science, and connected[...]
4:00 pm STEM Seminar: Indigenous Knowled...
STEM Seminar: Indigenous Knowled...
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Come learn with Washington Green Schools in this virtual professional development opportunity designed exclusively for 9-12 teachers in NCESD. Participants will have a chance to authentically engage with activities and experts as they grow their[...]
Mar
4
Thu
2021
4:00 pm STEM Seminar: Energy Matters
STEM Seminar: Energy Matters
Mar 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
What is the connection between climate change and energy consumption? What can you and your students do to lessen your energy usage at school and at home? Join EarthGen (formerly Washington Green Schools), ESD 123[...]
Mar
6
Sat
2021
9:00 am Community Science: Educator Phil...
Community Science: Educator Phil...
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Reflect upon and expand your educator philosophy as a tool for promoting racial justice in science education and in your classroom. In this workshop, educators will return to their essential “WHY”—why you were called to[...]