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Engaging educators with climate success stories

Engaging educators with climate success stories

NCESD 171 hosted Environmental Chemist and Whitman Professor, Frank Dunnivant for a seminar and Q&A sessions with educators on Wednesday, March 20th. More than 50 attended the seminar to hear about the complex environmental issues people have successfully...

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Species & Ecosystems

Species & Ecosystems

In ESD 113, on March 20th, 23 teachers learned about the climate impacts to keystone species like salmon and orcas. They read an article on the salmon/orca relationship, explored relevant data, and heard from Climate Change Coordinator for the Dept. of Fish and...

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Science For Special Education

Science For Special Education

30 Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Para pros, Science, & STEM Teachers met at ESD 105 on March 14, 2019. Participants experienced a NGSS immersion experience, then made sense of guiding assumptions and principles from “A Framework for K-12 Science...

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Eastside Informal Science Educators Meeting

Eastside Informal Science Educators Meeting

21 informal science educators from ESD 101 and ESD 123 met to learn more about climate science efforts in the region and state and their potential role in that work. Led by Elizabeth Schmitz, OSPI, Tammie Schrader, ESD 101 and Georgia Boatman, ESD 123 they spent the...

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Climate Change on Human Health

Climate Change on Human Health

Educators in ESD 112 learned about the impacts climate change has on human health. Thank you to Southwest Clean Air Agency for providing specific resources on local air quality! One teacher said the training, "made me excited to spread the data [around human health]...

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Oct
16
Wed
2019
8:30 am Climate Science Series for Grade...
Climate Science Series for Grade...
Oct 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Join ESD 113 and Washington Green Schools to take a deep dive into the following Climate Science topics. This will be a blended learning experience with some meetings occurring at the ESD, other meetings occurring[...]
8:30 am K-5 STEM Leadership Network – Zo... @ ESD105, Ahtanum Room
K-5 STEM Leadership Network – Zo... @ ESD105, Ahtanum Room
Oct 16 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
The K-5 STEM Leadership Network is a professional learning experience designed for Elementary educators. The content of each event is designed to immerse participants in activities that integrate relevant climate science topics with math and[...]
Oct
17
Thu
2019
all-day HSOER Courses Work Day
HSOER Courses Work Day
Oct 17 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[...]
8:30 am Science Unit Training – 5th Grad... @ ESD105, Yakima Room
Science Unit Training – 5th Grad... @ ESD105, Yakima Room
Oct 17 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
The goal of this professional learning is to train Fifth Grade classroom teachers to implement the unit’s lessons with students. The unit is aligned with the following Washington State Science Learning Standards (WSSLS): 3-5-ETS1-1 –[...]
9:00 am Solutions Oriented Learning Stor... @ The REACH Museum
Solutions Oriented Learning Stor... @ The REACH Museum
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – Oct 18 @ 3:30 pm
Pacific Education Institute (PEI) is recruiting 5th grade and High School teachers to implement our food waste storylines that address climate change. Each storyline incorporated the following elements: NGSS aligned 3-Dimensional instruction, Indigenous ways of[...]
Oct
22
Tue
2019
8:30 am Science Unit Training – 4th Grad... @ ESD105, Yakima Room
Science Unit Training – 4th Grad... @ ESD105, Yakima Room
Oct 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
The goal of this professional learning is to train Fourth Grade classroom teachers to implement the unit’s lessons with students. The unit is aligned with the following Washington State Science Learning Standards (WSSLS): 3-5-ETS1-1 –[...]