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Paleoclimatologists studying a reef
American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The Maury Project is a teacher professional development program based on studies of the physical foundations of oceanography. It is directed towards improving teacher effectiveness in generating interest and understanding in science, technology, and mathematics among precollege students. The...

Students observing a fault model
Sonoma County Office of Education
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Take an in-depth look at the principles and concepts of the NGSS and deepen your understanding of the intent of the standards and the changes in instruction needed to implement them in K-12 classrooms. Available at the Sonoma County, California, Office of Education's website, and created by...

Gomez's Hamburger planetary nebula
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Join NASA Educator Professional Development for a free 60-minute webinar presenting an overview of the Dawn Mission. Take a closer look at asteroids, and learn how to use them to integrate mathematics, science and language arts in the classroom. Register online to participate. Type of...

Dunkleosteus head on display at a Canadian museum
Bruce Museum
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Treat yourself to a unique professional development opportunity at the Bruce Museum! Throughout the academic year, customized in-service sessions are offered at the Museum for teachers of all grade levels and disciplines. Participating schools work with the Manager of School and Community...

Fire at Bitterroot National Forest, Montana
World Wildlife Federation (WWF)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Lean how our changing climate impacts biodiversity through educator resources from the World Wildlife Federation. Designed for advanced high school and college teachers, the resources include an educator packet with background information, wildlife vulnerability assessment tools, and links to...

Wind speed and direction from Project Vortex
NASTAR
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The National AeroSpace Training and Research, or NASTAR, Center is hosting a series of teacher professional development programs throughout the month of July. Here’s your chance to experience acceleration in a centrifuge, pilot an airplane simulator, or explore the gas laws in an altitude...

Ripples on a sandy beach in southern Alaska
Challenger Learning Center of Alaska
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska offers a variety of science workshops that integrate space science, mathematics, technology, problem solving, and teamwork. These programs can be tailored to your group's interests or needs, and offer exciting hands- and minds-on activities for all ages....

Otter Cliffs, Acadia National Park
Challenger Learning Center of Maine
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

CLC Professional Development What does "inquiry" really mean? How can I organize my teaching materials and assessment materials to demonstrate how I'm helping my students meet the MLR? What are some new ways I can teach old curriculum using "space" as an attention-grabber for my students? These...

Coal power plant, Kentucky
United States Department of Energy (DOE)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

EERE workforce and education activities range from supporting the rapid scale-up of deployed energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies through technology-specific workforce training programs, creating job task analyses for selected sectors, developing career visualization tools (ex.:...

Students observing a fault model
KnowAtom
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

At this website, K-12 teachers can access lesson plans, webinars, e-books, videos, interviews, and other resources that promote STEM as a way of thinking. The resources, all of which support NGSS, can be searched by resource type and topic. For example, teachers can find a webinar on Mastering...

Stegosaurus skeleton on display.
Smithsonian Science Education Center
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The Professional Development Center welcomes the opportunity to develop working relationships with you school district, math-science partnership, professional association, or corporate professional development initiative, and to customize its services to the unique needs of school districts and...

Mississippi River flooding in Missouri
Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Professional development workshops available through the Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis are designed to provide practical and innovative resources for teachers at all levels. Professional development workshops are developed with state and national standards in mind. They can also be...

Aerial view of Cariaco Basin, Venezuela
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Through Ocean Academy, BIOS strives to support local teachers and educators in the development and delivery of STEM curricula through a wide range of partnerships, professional development workshops, and hands-on activities that are aligned with our student programs. Current offers are...

Mine control panel
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The PBS Digital Innovator Program brings together a community of K-12 educators, who are though-leaders and classroom changemakers, for ongoing professional development and opportunities to share strategies, empower peers and inspire students. This program is for K-12 educators whose innovative...

Inspecting engineering plans for a stream in Alaska
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Having trouble shifting yor instructional practices and building Earth science lessons for middle and high school students that support the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)? SciJinks is here to help! Educators can access a tool to search for SciJinks content that matches te elements of...

Tags: nasa, noaa, ngss
Students studying soils
National Science Teachers Asociation (NSTA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Scientific practices, such as constructing explanations from evidence, have been shown to support students™ meaningful learning of science ideas and about how science is done. The Claims Evidence Reasoning framework is useful in guiding teachers and students as they move from science based on...

BP 2009 Workshop teachers in an activity
Christa Corrigan McAuliffe Center for Education and Teaching Excellence
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Provides information on available workshops.

Orion Nebula
Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Join us to explore how to bring Earth and space science resourcess and content into your classroom!

Coral Reef fish
Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

ICPRB provides stream monitoring training or follow-up guidance to help schools develop a benthic macroinvertebrate stream monitoring program. Not only do stream monitoring and ecology programs inspire students, they also provide ample opportunities for a transdisciplinary program that involves...

Dunkleosteus head on display at a Canadian museum
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Cincinnati Museum Center is committed to supporting our educators through unique and engaging professional development opportunities. Features: Educator Preview Night; Fundamentals of Inquiry Teacher Workshops; Learning Throught Play; Insights Lecture Series; Brown Bag Lecture Series; Music in...

Doppler Radar installation in Oklahoma
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The NOAA Climate Stewards Education Project (CSEP) provides formal and informal educators working with elementary through university age students with sustained professional development, collaborative tools, and support to build a climate-literate public actively engaged in climate stewardship....

Hikers in canyon, Navajo Sandstone
SERC
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Thousands of pages of activities, workshops, course descriptions and more. The work of hundreds of geoscience educators and over a dozen projects. Also, search the supporting catalog: geoscience resources in print and from across the web.

Point source water pollution
Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

This 15-hour workshop covers stormwater runoff, our fastest growing source of water pollution, as well as school-ground practices that can reduce pollution. We provide lessons and activities that teachers can adopt that lead students through school-ground investigations and assessments and the...

West Virginia floodplains
Clay Center of West Virginia
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Discover the many professional development opportunities we offer for educators! These programs will enrich the curriculum of any classoom by providing unique hands-on experiences for teachers and students on topics ranging from astronomy to zoology. Fill out our online professional development...

Soil scientists studying sand deposited by floodwaters
American Physiological Society (APS)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The Online Teacher (OT) Professional Development program is designed for middle and high school science teachers. Over the course of one year, participants explore, apply, and reflect on Six Star Science, a research-based framework for supporting excellence in science education (see Resources...

Inspecting engineering plans for a stream in Alaska
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

EPA supports environmental education (EE) and training for teachers and other education professionals through the National Environmental Education and Training Program (NEETP), informally known as the Office of Environmental Educator's teacher training program. The purpose of this program is to...

Students taking water samples during field work
Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in 2-year Colleges (SAGE 2YC)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Disability, or differing ability, is a natural part of human existence. As faculty or instructors, we are in a position to minimize challenges that a disability might create for our students who live with disabilities, and to then help these students change their college stores from struggling...

Centosaurus head fossil
Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

In addition to the Professional Development Courses planned throughout the school year, there is an opportunity for in-service teachers to explore the amazing science education resources available at the Museum. These courses are typically offered M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Design Your Own programs...

Triceratops skeleton on display
Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

This mini field trip is designed to take preservice teachers on a Prehistoric Journey, where they will use the exhibits and Museum’s education collections to answer the question “Is T. rex a great big chicken?” Not only will you enjoy the exhibition with a Museum educator but you will also hear...

Students stufying soil at an NRCS educational event in Missouri
Exploration Place
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Let our experienced Exploration Place Educators teach you what we do best - excite your students with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Type of Organization: Museums and Science Centers; Event Date Notes: TBD-upon request; Audience: TBD-upon request

Students studying soils
Liberty Science Center
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

As you plan for and implement the Next Generation Science Standards, Liberty Science Center's NGSS-focused Professional Development courses can make the transition easier. We can partner with you to evaluate and adapt your curricular models, lesson design, and pedagogy to capitalize on your...

Examining a surveying benchmark at the Grand Canyon
National Energy Education Development Project (NEED)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The mission of the NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project is to promote an energy conscious and educated society by creating effective networks of students, educators, businesses, government and community leaders to design and deliver objective, multi-sided energy education...

Channel Islands, California
California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), Monterey Bay Aquarium
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

This institute, sponsored by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, invited teachers of grades 9-12 to explore the role humans have played in the bay's stability and change over time. During June 25-30, participants will do field investigations and learn about climate change science, plastic pollution,...

Albertosaurus skeleton
McWane Science Center
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Learning by Inquiry - AMSTI Affiliate Workshop: Designed for 1-8th grade educators, this workshop proves the effectiveness of learning by deep delving. Activities in this workshop will help teachers introduce inquiry learning to their students and incorporate inquiry into lessons they're already...

Doppler Radar installation in Oklahoma
American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) offers this free workshop for K-12 science supervisors and teachers of science courses with atmospheric content. The workshop introduces them to the latest technologies for sensing, analyzing, and forecasting these technologies in the classroom. The...

Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Grade 6–9 science teachers are invited to participate in a workshop focused on lunar science, exploration, and how our understanding of the Moon is growing and changing with new data from current and recent lunar missions. In-service and pre-service grade 6–9 science teachers are encouraged to...

Scientists surveying soil information
Northwestern University (NU)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Research shows that strong spacial thinking skills predict success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Based upon its finding, researchers at Michigan Tech developed a program that improves students' spacial thinking skills and found that it improves math...

Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida Coast
McWane Science Center
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Our programs support your curriculum and meet the Alabama Course of Study Standards (ACOSS) and National Science Education Standards (NSES). McWane Science Center makes science exciting and inspires exploration in each of the young minds that enter our doors. On this page, teachers can find...

Stratocumulus clouds over Monument Valley, Arizona
Ohio State University (OSU)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

This workshop, taking place at the Ohio State University (OSU), is for middle and high school teachers and introductory-level university instructors who want to incorporate argumentative writing and evidence-based claims in their classes. Aimed at science, social studies, and English language...

Inspecting engineering plans for a stream in Alaska
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

This program is designed to encourage and support 34 early-career science teachers. Fellows in the Academy receive a year-long NSTA membership; partnership with a discipline-specific e-mentor; access to web-based professional development activities, curriculum, and other resources through the...

Dunkleosteus head on display at a Canadian museum
Museum of Science
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Sharpen your teaching skills with our dynamic, hands-on sessions!

Glass sponges and corals
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

During this six-day workshop offered by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), 12 teachers, curriculum specialists, administrators, and informal educators will learn how to plan and execute field study courses for their students at BIOS. Participants will explore coral reefs, use Glider...

Mars Terra Meridiani surface imagery from NASA's Mars Odyssey Spacecraft
NASA Electronic Professional Development Network
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

NASA's ePDN, located at The Georgia Institute of Technology, is dedicated to preparing teachers to engage their students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through the use of NASA-developed learning materials and resources. Through online courses in robotics, Earth science,...

Variety of Minerals
ASM International
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Sponsored by the professional society for materials scientists and engineers, these five-day summer camps help teachers explore ways to make core science and math principles more engaging and accessible. Topics covered include metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Teachers can complete...

Redoubt Volcano
Climate Generation Institute for Climate Change Education
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The institute allows educators to connect with others who care about these issues, hear presentations from key scientists, and receive training on award-winning climate change and energy curricula.

Scientists surveying soil information
2016, NASTAR Center
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The NASTAR Center's teacher Professional Development Programs offer a unique "spin" on engaging students in math, science, and technology. Program curricula, content knowledge, and activities include NASA and FAA materials as well as feature actual flight experiences in our world-class aviation...

Inspecting engineering plans for a stream in Alaska
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

NREL promotes excellence in teaching and learning and contributes to improving critical elements of the science, mathematics, and technology education system. Teachers are offered research and development opportunities to enhance their content knowledge, instructional strategies, and leadership...

Students stufying soil at an NRCS educational event in Missouri
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The Earth Systems Science (ESS) modules are designed for teachers who are taking ESSEA courses. Teachers can also use the ESS course modules with their students. They have situations, connections to the standards, resources and sample investigations. Unless a module is labeled K-4, you can adapt...

Examining a surveying benchmark at the Grand Canyon
Science Friday
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The Science Friday Initiative is conducting a search for creative, highly motivated, and dedicated STEM educators to participate in the collaborative development of new multimedia-driven education resources. You'll work directly with Science Friday staff to produce and share compelling...

Inspecting engineering plans for a stream in Alaska
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

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Education Reports
Teaching Channel, Jennifer Munoz

Teaching Channel blogger Jennifer Munoz is an elementary STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) and science specialist who has resources for teaching science well and managing time effectively. Munoz has grouped the resources under three headings: Teachers Helping...

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Education Reports
Healthy Schools Campaign

Healthy Schools Campaign and Openlands are pleased to announce the release of Green Schoolyards: A Growing Movement Supporting Health, Education and Connection with Nature. This new report documents the journeys and lessons of green schoolyard programs across the country and is informed by a...

Kayak at Lamplugh Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, AK
Teacher Professional Development
PolarTREC

PolarTREC (teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating) is a program in which teachers from the United States (both formal and informal) spend 3-6 weeks participating in hands-on field research experiences in the polar regions. The goal of polarTREC is to invigorate polar science...

Canberra Complex disks
Teacher Professional Development
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Microgravity University for Educators or MgUE, is an authentic learning experience requiring application of scientific and engineering practices that creates exposure to STEM career pathways. MgUE challenges teams of educators and high school students to solve technical problems by designing,...

Multiple galaxies starting to fuse together
Teaching Awards
Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP)

The ASP recognizes individual achievements in astronomy research, technology, education, and public outreach each year. Nominees are welcome from ASP Members and members of the astronomical community through March 1 of each year. Descriptions of the awards and links to the award pages are listed...

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