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The Best of the Best

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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Jan
22
Wed
2020
8:30 am Climate Science Series for Grade... @ Capital Region ESD 113
Climate Science Series for Grade... @ Capital Region ESD 113
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
How do high school students’ ideas about climate science compare to the general public? HS Science teachers will be engaged in phenomena and problems that integrate core ideas of Earth Systems Science (ESS2, ESS3), Physical[...]
Jan
24
Fri
2020
all-day Zombie Guacamole: School Yards
Zombie Guacamole: School Yards
Jan 24 all-day
Washington Green Schools will be hosting a training that helps local teachers to connect their classroom learning to their school yards using the Zombie Guacamole program. The focus will be on leveraging school grounds to[...]
9:00 am Earth Systems and Changes 101 @ Educational Service District 123
Earth Systems and Changes 101 @ Educational Service District 123
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Earth Systems and Changes project brings together K-5 Elementary teachers from Southeast Washington to experience field observation learning at the Mid-Columbia Bones Research Center and to understand Earth systems, changes, climate science in the context  of[...]
Jan
29
Wed
2020
all-day Climate Science for HS Teachers,... @ Sumner School District Office
Climate Science for HS Teachers,... @ Sumner School District Office
Jan 29 all-day
How do high school students’ ideas about climate science compare to the general public? HS Science teachers will be engaged in phenomena and problems that integrate core ideas of Earth Systems Science (ESS2, ESS3), Physical[...]
Jan
30
Thu
2020
all-day Elementary NGSS Climate Science ... @ Various Locations
Elementary NGSS Climate Science ... @ Various Locations
Jan 30 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,[...]
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1
Sat
2020
all-day Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Feb 1 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[...]