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STEM Ed Announcement: PD for Elementary Educators



This is not a UMass Amherst program
 Contact information is below.
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 LIFE CYCLES - Elementary Educators
 Saturday, February 1, 2014					9:00
 - 5:00pm 
 Saturday, March 15, 2014 	FOLLOW UP SESSION   	9:00-11:30am
 Work with live animals, life cycle models and outdoor exploration to
 better understand the life cycles of plants and animals. Topics
 include growth, development and reproduction of organisms,
 interactions and interdependent relationships among plants and
 animals, biodiversity among habitats, adaptations, inherited traits,
 analyzing and interpreting data.  Participants will be required to
 attend a follow up session to share their classroom experience using
 lesson plans created with materials from the full day session, as
 well as, evaluations and students work. 10 PDP's.
 Location: GREEN BRIAR NATURE CENTER 6 Discovery Hill Rd. East
 Sandwich, MA 02537
 Facilitator: Mary Beers, M.Ed., Education Director
 (mary.beers@thorntonburgess.org)
 FEE: $50
 Pre-registration Required.  Registration Deadline is January 17, 2014
 Call to register 508-888-6870
 
 SCIENCE and LITERATURE Connections - Elementary Educators
 Saturday, April 5, 2014					9:00 - 5:00pm
 Saturday, May 10, 2014 	FOLLOW UP SESSION   	9:00 - 11:30am
 Gain experience using children's fiction to introduce and reinforce
 science concepts.  This hands-on workshop covers a variety of science
 topics including biodiversity, interactions and interdependent
 relationships among plants and animals, analyzing and interpreting
 data, energy cycles and food webs and working with dichotomous keys. 
 Participants will be required to attend a follow up session to share
 their classroom experience using lesson plans created with materials
 from the full day session, as well as, evaluations and students work.
 10 PDP's.
 Location: GREEN BRIAR NATURE CENTER 6 Discovery Hill Rd. East
 Sandwich, MA 02537
 Facilitator: Mary Beers, M.Ed., Education Director
 (mary.beers@thorntonburgess.org)
 FEE: $50
 Pre-registration Required.  Registration Deadline is March 21, 2014
 Call to register 508-888-6870

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