- Students participate in hands-on inquiry-based centers and guided activities to increase knowledge of shadows and light. Students explore and manipulate light, using a light source to simulate the sun at various times of day and observe shadows, create and measure shadows, and test how various types of media block light. Students explore the shadows created by the sun and experiment with a "solar oven" to demonstrate how overexposure to the sun can be harmful. Students then create shadows outs...
Nationally Recognized Teacher Training in STEM Education
Are you a PK-12 educator seeking sustained professional development in high-quality STEM Education? Our nationally recognized professional development model has been developed to support the evolution of your classroom offering with a focus on high-quality problem based learning experiences rooted in career connections, 21st century skills and collaboration. Our Educator Fellows have unique transformational experiences including building long-term relationships with local STEM Industry professionals and university professors through our collaborative 15-session model. As a result, our educators become members of a community of teacher-learners who share a common ambition to provide their students with rigorous and relevant classroom experiences that engage students’ minds and ignite their imaginations. Past participants report increased student engagement; student-led experiences; student-explored career connections; authentic learning experiences; ability to create and implement differentiated instruction and assessments; as well as increased knowledge pertaining to STEM Education. If this sounds like an experience you are looking for, consider applying for the 2016-2017 STEM Fellows season professional learning community this fall!
Please note: Applications will be accepted from August 15, 2016 – September 19, 2016.
Fellow meetings are held on a rotating basis Wednesday evenings from... Learn More