GaDOE 3-D Science Online PL Course
Are you interested in learning more about 3-D science this summer? The GaDOE just released an online professional learning module to introduce teachers to 3-D science and provide sample instructional strategies to use. The module is designed to take between 1-2 hours and can be completed in segments or all at once. Download registration instructions here.
Summer Science Professional Learning
The Cobb County Science Department is pleased to offer science-specific professional learning sessions for elementary, middle, and high school teachers at STEMaPalooza this June 18th-20th at Kennesaw Mountain High School. These sessions cover everything from 3-D science instruction and assessment to science literacy. More information and registration details are available at http://www.stemcobb.com/stemapalooza.html. Additionally, for those teachers who are interested, a 2-day intensive workshop with Project Wet, Wild, and Learning Tree is available on June 18th-19th. Sign up here: http://www.stemcobb.com/special-registration-workshops.html.
There are also many PL opportunities for teachers through our local university and community partners:
June 12-13- University of West Georgia- SunPower for Schools Solar Workshop
June 24-27- Georgia Tech/CEISMC- AMP-IT-UP 6th Grade Science workshop
Continue to check our website for the most up-to-date list of workshops!
4th Year Science Course Standards Survey
The Georgia Department of Education welcomes your feedback and comments regarding this survey opportunity to review the proposed Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for 12 high school science courses: Astronomy, Botany, Ecology, Entomology, Epidemiology, Forensic Science, Geology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Meteorology, Microbiology, Oceanography, and Zoology.
The survey will be posted for 30 days beginning May 10, 2019 through June 10, 2019. The survey will close at 5:00 PM EDT June 10, 2019.
To access the survey, please visit https://www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/Science-GSE-Courses-Survey.aspx
Thank you for providing your feedback and comments regarding the Standards Precision Review process. If you have questions regarding the survey or standards, please contact Amanda Buice, Science Program Manager, Georgia Department of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join teachers from around the state for the 2019 Georgia BioEd Institute Summer Biotech Immersion program, sponsored by UCB, Inc. from June 3-7, 2019 at Paulding County High School. Get the skills and confidence you need to provide meaningful biotech laboratory experiences for your students.
Led by Marc and Tricia Pedersen, the 2017 and 2019 Georgia Bio Teachers of the Year, participants will practice everything from preparing solutions and using sterile technique, to extracting DNA, transforming bacteria, running PCR and ELISA, and more, all in the context of Georgia's bioscience industry and careers.
Participants will receive a $300 stipend, plus lunch daily. Space is limited. Applications are due by May 8, 2019. For more details and to submit an application, visit the online application page at: https://gabio.formstack.com/forms/sbi2019