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STEMAZing Workshop - Adaptations: You'll have 'allele' good time!

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Santa Cruz County Complex, Courtroom A
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  • You must be a current classroom teacher in Pima, Cochise, or Santa Cruz County AND this must be your very first time attending a STEMAZing professional development opportunity.

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In the newly adopted 2018 Arizona Science Standards there are 12 standards related to adaptation and heredity before high school. Many students hold persistent misconceptions about adaptation and inheritance. Come to this workshop to deepen your understanding of this important content and receive materials (worth $50.00) to lead hands-on activities to help 3rd-8th grade students understand the role of time, natural selection, and randomness in how plants and animals change in response to their environment. You’ll leave better acquainted with the new standards and well prepared to teach these concepts. Join us for ‘allele’ good time!

Facilitators: STEMAZing Teacher Leaders Annette Koweek and Joe Boehm

Audience: Most appropriate for 3rd-8th Grade Teachers 

Location: Santa Cruz County Complex - 2150 N Congress Drive, Nogales, AZ 85621

Course Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Cost: $25 includes STEMAZing Kit worth about $50, continental breakfast, and lunch

Time: Breakfast and check-in starts at 8:00 am. Workshop begins at 8:30 am and ends at 3:30 pm.

Special thank you to the Thomas R. Brown Family Foundation for supporting the STEMAZing Teacher Leader Program (STLP). STLP allows us to work with incredible teacher leaders who have designed and will facilitate STEMAZing Workshops like this one.

This workshop is part of the STEMAZing Workshop Series. 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: AR@schools.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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