Whether you’re new to inquiry learning in your classroom, or you’re looking for new projects to spice up your curriculum, this workshop is for you! Come enjoy an intensive week of field and lab exploration, working with scientists and educators. Participants will experience five days of cutting edge research, while creating lessons that will work in the classroom and with the Next Generation Science Standards.
Lessons cover a diverse set of topics, including ecological field research, mathematical modeling, evolution, and computer simulations. Not only will participants come away with new research ideas, but more importantly, an increased comfort with the process of real science – including the unexpected and exciting new results that come from scientific inquiry!
Room and board at Kellogg Biological Station paid by the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action at Michigan State University. Travel costs paid by participants. Limited to the first 20 applicants.
Dates: June 28 – July 3, 2013
Cost: FREE – food, housing, and teaching materials covered by BEACON. Participant must pay for travel costs to the Kellogg Biological Station in Hickory Corners, MI
Website to register: http://beacon-center.org/teacherworkshop