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STEMAZing Institute - Watts, Water, and Food in Arizona: Phenomenal Crosscutting Practices

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • 3:30 PM
  • TBD in Tucson
  • 25


Join us for three days as we explore water, energy, and agriculture challenges specific to Arizona! Using phenomenon to drive student questions about water, energy, and agriculture, making connections using the lenses of the crosscutting concepts, and putting the science and engineering practices together to make sense of the world (or at least what is going on in Arizona). From the science of energy to the complexities of the watershed we live in and the energy and water embedded in our food, learn about both the energy and water systems and how they are inherently connected to food production. Leave with $200 worth of equipment and supplies for classroom use and curriculum to engage your students using the three dimensions of instruction – core ideas, crosscutting concepts, and science and engineering practices.

Audience: 4th-12th Grade Teachers

(In order to maximize the impact of this workshop, only educators who work directly with students will be allowed to register and receive a kit. Please contact DaNel Hogan if you would like to attend but are in an administrative role.)

Facilitators: DaNel Hogan, Kerry Schwartz, and Sara Torres

Cost: $75 includes materials, continental breakfast, and lunch.

This workshop is part of the STEMAZing Institute. The STEMAZing Project’s philosophy on teacher professional development is simple: It must be hands-on and engaging – putting the educators in the seat of the students to experience STEM lessons firsthand. It must provide the educators with the equipment and supplies they need to implement the lessons and activities in their classrooms the next day if they choose. It must be facilitated by master educators who have themselves been in the classroom.

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Payment Policy
Payments must be received five (5) business days prior to the start of the class.  Payments can be in the form of a check, credit card, P-Card, or a school purchase order. Registrations within the five (5) day window must be paid immediately upon registering for the course. 

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing five (5) business days prior to the start of the class to receive a refund.  Cancellations can be emailed to both: danel.hogan@schools.pima.gov AND AR@pima.gov.  No refunds will be given for “no shows.”  If courses are cancelled due to low enrollment, refunds will be issued to the individual or the school.

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