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STEM Fair Teacher Training

STEM Fair Teacher Training

On November 29, 2018, 23 K-8 educators came together to learn about how to transform their traditional science fair into a STEM Innovation Fair. The STEM Innovation Team from Harney Elementary School in Vancouver, WA shared resources and processes they have developed...

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Understanding Urban Water Systems

Understanding Urban Water Systems

As part of the IslandWood Teacher Professional Development in PSESD, 12 teachers met at the King County South Wastewater Treatment Plant in Renton to learn and discuss how humans impact the water cycle in urban environments, how climate change is effecting these...

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Science in your Schoolyard

Science in your Schoolyard

IslandWood Teacher Professional Development in PSESD August 25th Workshop At the Brightwater Center in Woodinville, 15 teachers explored NGSS and Science and Engineering Practices in small and large groups with climate connected example phenomena and a related...

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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 –[...]