Educator Workshop: Science-Investigations (Sci-I) Project

January 4, 2017
Sunday, June 25, 2017 to Friday, June 30, 2017
Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, 1090 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH 43210
Valley with helicopter and shelter

Sci-I Project

Help your students conduct open-ended investigations using real polar data!

Build a network with other teachers, scientists, and students from around your area and across the nation.

Interact face-to-face with professional polar scientists.

Work with scientists to infuse the process of science into the classroom.

Use real world data from polar scientists.

Be a part of an interdisciplinary project that easily blends into any class.

Provide students with the opportunity to present research on a college campus through a research symposium.

Meet standards including NGSS, Common Core Math & ELA.

Promote your school and strengthen student connections to science.

Sci-I Project Details

Who? Pairs of science teachers (grades 6-9) from the same school in the greater St. Louis, MO or Columbus, OH areas may apply.

What is involved? Summer Educator Workshop (June 25-30, 2017, Columbus, OH), student-lead investigations (Fall 2017-Winter 2018), and Student Polar Research Symposia hosted at Washington University in St. Louis and Ohio State University (Spring 2018).

Teachers will receive a stipend for full participation in the project. If applicable, transportation and accommodation costs for the Summer Educator Workshop will be provided.

For additional information:

Contact Kristin Hunter-Thomson at hunterthomson@marine.rutgers.edu or 848.932.3281 OR visit http://polar-ice.org

Application: http://tinyurl.com/sci-i-17-18-application

Application deadline: March 15, 2017

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