8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
What? Kellogg Biological Station’s K-12 Partnership Spring Workshop (plenary, 12 concurrent sessions, breakfast, lunch and snacks provided)
When? Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 8am-4pm
Where? Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI, Auditorium (SW Michigan)
Who? K-12 educators and teachers, science teachers and curriculum leads, informal science educators
Why? Learn about current science from MSU scientists; meet other science educators from across southern Michigan, walk away with lessons, data sets and experiment ideas to do with your students; 6 SCECHs
How much? Free! Districts can request sub-cost reimbursement for current teachers.
Link to event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/
Plenary: Dr. Jen Owen, Michigan State University, Associate Professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Topic: Avian health and disease ecology. Dr. Owen runs the Michigan State Bird Observatory which includes banding stations at two locations.
Workshop sessions will feature presentations by MSU scientists and provide ideas for all grade levels. Highlights include:
· Use real datasets from the Kellogg Biological Station to teach ecology and statistics in the classroom
· Learn how to talk about evolution with K-12 students
· Discuss long-term research and why it is important
· Garden-based learning at school and in your community
Coordinated by Sean Griffin and Meredith Zettlemoyer, KBS Science Education and Outreach Fellows 2018-19