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

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,...

Big Bend National Park, Texas
University of Texas McDonald Observatory
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

McDonald Observatory offers a unique setting for teacher workshops: the Observatory and Visitors Center in the Davis Mountains of West Texas. Tours of the telescopes, discussions with the research astrophysicists in residence, and nighttime observations are an integral part of every workshop...

Inspecting engineering plans for a stream in Alaska
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and 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
Kayak at Lamplugh Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, AK
PolarTREC
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

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...

Paleoclimatologists studying a reef
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

This program sends preK-college teachers, museum and aquarium educators, and adult education teachers to sea aboard NOAA research and survey ships. Participants conduct fisheries research, oceanographic research, or hydrographic surveys under the tutelege of NOAA scientists. Following their...

Students taking water samples during field work
Carleton College/NAGT Materials
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

This site is a collection of materials to assist faculty members, administrators and institutions in improving success in STEM education with domestic students of color and women. Materials have been developed via a number of workshops which brought faculty and administrators together from...

Tags: arizona, nagt
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!

Irrigation system
The Edible Schoolyard Project
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The Edible Schoolyard Project trains leading educators to create powerful and sustainable edible education programs in their schools and communities. Each June, we invite teachers, administrators, and advocates from around the world to spend five days behind the scenes at the Edible Schoolyard...

Arctic Ocean world view, satellite imagery
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

NASA's Center for Astronomy Education, or CAE, announces a series of educator workshops for astronomy and space science educators. These workshops provide participants with experiences needed to create effective and productive active-learning classroom environments. Workshop leaders model best...

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.

Scientists surveying soil information
Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The Habitable Planet is a multimedia course for high school teachers and adult learners interested in studying environmental science. The site provides access to course content and activities developed by leading scientists and researchers in the field.

artist's concept of Cassini during the Saturn Orbit Insertion (SOI) maneuver
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

This institute for science teachers takes place at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The workshop provides hands-on, inquiry-based science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities as well as opportunities to work with NASA scientists and engineers and conduct field...

Gastropod Fossils
Milwaukee School of Engineering (SOE)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Modeling the Molecular World focuses on connecting the macroscopic world in which students live with the invisible world of molecules. The workshop begins with an exploration of the basic principles of chemistry that result in structure/function relationships and result in a complex array of "...

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...

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...

Scientists surveying soil information
KnowAtom
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Have you ever wondered about the differences between the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and curriculum that supports effective NGSS instruction? If so, this professional development book, Key Differences Between Next Generation Science Standards and Curriculum, is for you. Written for...

Great Lakes region
Ohio State University (OSU)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

At Stone Laboratory, Ohio State University's island campus on Lake Erie, educators learn innovative ways to incorporate the natural environment in their classrooms and earn two semester credits in a week, though the courses may also be taken as non-credit workshops. Designed for classroom...

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...

Students studying geology on a field trip in VT
American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Project Atmosphere is the comprehensive teacher professional development program based on studies in the atmospheric sciences. It is directed toward improving teacher effectiveness in generating interest and understanding in science, technology, and mathematics among students at pre-college...

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....

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...

World map with ice caps
Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO)
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Sponsored by the Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO), these programs enable teachers to study abroad at a discounted rate. Programs are available in 21 locations worldwide. Participants can earn graduate and professional development credit. GEEO travel programs are open to K-12...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.:...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Examining a surveying benchmark at the Grand Canyon
Cube for Teachers
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

Looking to participate in a K-college educational sharing network? Thousands of educators are currently connecting, collaborating, and crowd sourcing their favorite resources at the Cube. This site saves teachers valuable time by providing instant access to peer-recommended digital resources....

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...

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...

Seismogrph monitoring
Women in STEM Knowledge Center
Resource Type: Teacher Professional Development

The Engineering Inclusive Teaching (EIT): Faculty Professional Development program can help! EIT helps busy engineering educators engage ALL students, especially diverse women and underrepresented minority men. Join us in live or recorded webinars to learn from social scientists the latest...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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!

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...

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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...

Inspecting engineering plans for a stream in Alaska
Teacher Professional Development
UNAVCO, Inc.

Montor resources are available for faculty and othe rprofessionals working with students, including career exploration videos, mentoring tips, and other resources for student professional development.

Examining a surveying benchmark at the Grand Canyon
Teacher Professional Development
UNAVCO, Inc.

UNAVCO offers unique internship opportunities for undergraduateIn response to community requests and interest, UNAVCO provides an annual series of short courses focused on unavco tools and data streams. these courses are for surrent researchers who want to refresh their skills or explore the use...

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