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Citizen Science in Non-Science Disciplines Professional Development Workshop

The final workshop in our three-part virtual PD series: Citizen Science & Pocket Labs. The first of our three-part virtual PD workshop series: Citizen Science & Pocket Labs. Workshops may be taken individually as stand-alone programs, or in succession for PD credit.

In this "mini PD," educators will explore Citizen Science as an approach for integrating Project-Based Learning (PBL) in non-science disciplines. This workshop is geared toward both the non-science educator looking to integrate STEM and PBL within their content area, as well as the science educator looking to develop interdisciplinary projects. Participants will receive a resource kit, valued at approximately $50, designed to help them implement workshop strategies in the classroom.

The workshop will consist of (2) one-hour live sessions on Zoom, and an individual research and reflection assignment (approx. 3 hours) to be completed between the two meetings. Zoom sessions will be recorded; however live attendance at the Zoom meetings is required in order to receive a materials kit and to be eligible for PD credit (see below).

Workshop Meeting Dates:

Thursday, April 13 | 4:30-5:30PM PT

Thursday, April 20 | 4:30-5:30PM PT

This is the third and final workshop of a three-part professIonal development series - Citizen Science and Pocket Labs. These workshops are adaptively designed for K-12 educators of any subject who are looking to integrate student-centered, project-based STEM learning opportunities in their classroom. Educators who complete all three workshops in the series are eligible to register for a professional development credit through the University of Idaho. (Information about obtaining a credit will be provided during the workshop.) Workshops meet Thursday evenings from 4:30-5:30pm PT, on Zoom.

To learn more and register for the other two workshops in the series, click on the links below:

Introduction to Citizen Science - December 8 & 15, 2022

Introduction to PocketLab - February 2 & 9, 2023

Cost: $110* 

*Idaho Public Educators (including public/charter school teachers & staff, public library workers & non-profit/after-school program personnel) are automatically eligible for a $100 scholarship through the Idaho STEM Action Center. Select the option for "Idaho Public Educator" at check-out.

When
April 13th, 2023 from  4:30 PM to  5:30 PM
Workshop Fee
Out-of-State / Private Educator $110.00
Idaho Public Educator $10.00