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Citizen Science with Adjudicated Youth

Citizen Science with Adjudicated Youth

Youth from Thurston County Juvenile Court are participating in weekly environmental field experiences or workshops at various locations around Thurston County in a new partnership with Rachel Stendahl/Chehalis Basin Education Consortium and ESD 113. Every week, they...

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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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Apr
1
Wed
2020
all-day Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Apr 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[...]
Apr
15
Wed
2020
all-day Climate Science for HS Teachers,... @ Sumner School District Office
Climate Science for HS Teachers,... @ Sumner School District Office
Apr 15 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[...]
Apr
16
Thu
2020
8:30 am STEM Seminar: Fire and Our Future @ Colville School District
STEM Seminar: Fire and Our Future @ Colville School District
Apr 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
What is the connection between climate change and wildfires? Are smokey summers our new norm? How will the changing climate specifically impact Eastern Washington communities in the near future? Washington Green Schools and Northeast Washington[...]
Apr
18
Sat
2020
all-day Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Apr 18 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[...]
Apr
21
Tue
2020
all-day Elementary NGSS Climate Science ... @ Various Locations
Elementary NGSS Climate Science ... @ Various Locations
Apr 21 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,[...]
all-day Zombie Guacamole: Day 2
Zombie Guacamole: Day 2
Apr 21 all-day
Teachers will continue their exploration of the Zombie Guacamole program to help make connections to their school yards. Local experts will be leveraged to help make connections between the changing climate and what we grow[...]