Pacific STEM Teaching Pathways Recent Events

STEMinar III: Citizen STEM: What is It and Why is My Tap Water Flammable?

Thursday, Dec 13, 2012
Woodburn Campus Clsssroom
4:15-5:15 PM

Presenter: Kevin Carr, Pacific University

   









STEMinar II: Mill Creek Greenway: Site for STEM?

Wed, November 14, 2012
Woodburn Campus Clsssroom
4:15-5:15 PM

Presenter: Marc Appell, French Prairie Middle School

   








STEMinar I: The Scientific Method: Fact or Fiction?

Wed, October 24, 2012
Woodburn Campus Clsssroom
4:15-5:15 PM

Presenter: Greg Bothun, University of Oregon

   








No Oregon Child Left Inside

Monday, November 30, 2009
Berglund Hall Room 140
5:00-8:00 PM

Presenters: Melissa Radcliffe, Tillamook HS & Kevin Carr, College of Education

   The No Oregon Child Left Inside Act (NOCLI, Oregon House Bill 2544) will establish a state environmental literacy plan and an environmental education grant program. What opportunities might NOCLI create for Oregon K-12 education? What would STEM education for environmental literacy and meaningful action look like? This session introduces NOCLI, and illustrates, using examples from Tillamook School District, how environmental education can be a driving theme of STEM curriculum.

NASA K-12 Education Workshop

Mon & Tue, Sept 28-29, 2009
Price Hall Room 202
5:00-9:00 PM

Presenter: Tony Leavitt, NASA Ames Research Center Education Specialist

   Teachers and those exploring teaching are invited to attend one or both sessions. The eight hour/two evening workshop will cover a "slice of NASA education" with topics and inquiry/problem-based activities ranging from earth science, the solar system, lunar and Mars explorations and NASA challenges. Optional 1 hr graduate credit available ($50.00 Tuition, register at workshop). Credit requires one additional hour of instruction per evening plus a additional out-of-class work.

Place-Based Learning: Not Just Stand and Deliver

June 25-26, 2009

   Spend two days in Tillamook learning in the field about place-based education. Field sites may include Hoquarton Slough, East School Forest, Bay Ocean Spit, Tillamook Forestry Center, Tillamook Bay, plus other area sites. You will be provided with hotel lodging in Tillamook, meals, and two days of unique professional development.

Free to Pacific MAT/UG Education Majors
Benefits
• Food and Lodging Expenses Paid
• Networking with colleagues and agencies
• Put into practice cutting edge place-based education

Place-Based Science Summit

Thursday, May 7, 2009
Berglund Hall Room 140
6:00-9:00 PM

Presenters: Melissa Radcliffe, Tillamook HS & Amber Lindsey, St. Helens HS

   Melissa and Amber will present a number of units, activities, and student work in place-based science instruction.

 

 

 

Elementary Science Using ELL Strategies

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Berglund Hall Room 140
5:00-8:30 pm

Presenters: Kim Harris & Kelli Harvey

   Kim and Kelli, 4th grade teachers at East Elementary School in Tillamook, will present a number of units, activities, and student work incorporating Project GLAD (Guided Language Acquisition Design) strategies with inquiry-based science instruction.

 

 

For More Information

Contact Person: Kevin Carr, Associate Professor of Science Education
Email: kcarr@pacificu.edu
Phone: 503-352-1443


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