Science and Storytelling in the Badlands
Grades: Grades 4-12
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Join us in this field based, cross curricular exploration of the Badlands with guest instructor ESRI consultant Kyle Treddinnick. You will spend one day in class in Wall and three days/three nights camping in the primitive area of the Badlands doing field studies. Have experiences to bring back to your classroom that will create rich, authentic phenomena that will pique curiosity and drive investigation and inquiry.
Along the way you will:
Suitable for teachers in Grades 4-12. This class is a hybrid, requiring a remote meeting before the class and assignment for credit.
Sponsored by SD Space Grant Consortium, SD 319 I&E Project, and the National Geographic Society.
Date: July 29-30, 2019
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Get your students excited about STEM and connect them to South Dakota scientists using FREE curriculum modules developed by teachers for teachers! The SD EPSCoR Education Portal is a powerful tool that offers hands-on lesson plans for middle- and high school aligned with SD science standards, that include engaging activities and connections to actual SD scientists and their current research.
This workshop is sponsored by SD EPSCoR.
ONLINE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
The South Dakota Discovery Center is a training partner for GLOBE. GLOBE is an international science and education project sponsored by NASA and NOAA dedicated to earth systems monitoring and research. GLOBE trained educators in South Dakota are eligible for mini-grants to purchase classroom supplies to support implementation. Become a GLOBE trained educator through online e-training or at an in person professional development opportunity.
The South Dakota Discovery Center will provide contact hour certificates if you participate in and reflect up a webinar from NASA, GLOBE, or CLEAN.
Please visit our mini-site for more information.
National Geographic Educator Certification
The South Dakota Discover Center supports South Dakota educators pursuing their National Geographic Educator Certification. Contact Anne for more information.
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