Upcoming science PD opportunities
Statewide Science Networking, Monday, January 11, 3:45pm - Join K-12 teachers and AEA science consultants from across the state for some learning and networking. Monday's topic will be Phenomena. The link will take you to the flyer where you can register via a Google form. There is no fee... the registration will help the presenters in their preparation.
OpenSciEd Winter PD begins February 2 - The next round of professional learning for released OpenSciEd units (Grades 6-8) will begin on February 2! Click the link to learn more and register for the course through the AEA Learning system. The courses are a collaboration of the Iowa AEA Science consultants and will include synchronous learning via Zoom and asynchronous learning via Canvas.
COVID-19 & Health Equity units - OpenSciEd has created 3 grade-banded units for K-2, 3-5, and high school (the 6-8 unit is scheduled to be released on January 20) to investigate questions around COVID-19 & Health Equity. Each of the units has an approximately one-hour webinar that provides an overview of the unit and an immersion lesson for the viewer to participate in as a student. Watching the webinar prior to teaching the unit is strongly recommended.