June 30, 2020

Earth Partnership Indigenous Arts and Sciences Summer 2020 institutes will be delivered as online courses.   Registration and Information 

Content will include:

  • Interactive sessions with tribal educators, Elders, natural resource professionals, and Earth Partnership facilitators

  • Instructions for outdoor learning activities that can be done individually, anywhere

  • Group discussion and follow-up support for proje...

June 27, 2020

This summer WSST will have two opportunities for "Science on Tap" hosted by members of Wisconsin's Green Fire.  Join us through zoom 

The first session with be "Nitrate in Wisconsin, Your County, and Your Home" by Jimmy VandenBrook on July 16th at 7pm The focus of the evening will be understanding nitrate in the environment, its health effects, why it is the most widespread contaminant of drinking water in Wisconsin, and...

June 15, 2020

Teacher grants:  three $1,000 grants for K-12 teachers in order to promote the use of technology and online tools in the classroom. We appreciate all that our teachers do, especially in these trying times. To apply, instructors need to submit a unique lesson plan explaining how they would use technology to teach social responsibility to their students.

More information about this opportunity can be found here:
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June 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19 related measures, all 2020 face-to-face Modeling Instruction Workshops have been cancelled. Many workshop hosts have been working diligently with their leaders and AMTA to offer alternatives for the workshops. Introduction to Modeling Instruction in the different disciplines are offered virtually instead.

Please visit the AMTA website to search for offerings in the content areas: Mechanics, E&M, Waves, Chemistry...

May 24, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns and uncertainty with summer restrictions, AMTA and local hosts stepped up to create and offer virtual professional development courses in 2020.

AMTA is hosting the following sections:

Physics – Mechanics: June 22-July 9 with Nicholas Park (TX) and Ben Grimes (IN) as facilitators

·        Chemistry I – June 15-July 3 with Erica Posthuma (IN) and Ryan Bruick (IN)

·        Chemis...

May 24, 2020

The Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST) is searching for a Conference Coordinator from its membership. The responsibilities of the Conference Coordinator include: attending all Board Chats and Meetings; visit potential conference sites and evaluate them for the possibility to host a conference; solicit conference chairs for future conferences from the membership; work with the current chairs to mentor, go over the Con...

May 11, 2020

Please visit the AMTA website to search for offerings in the content areas: Mechanics, E&M, Waves, Chemistry I & II, Biology and Middle School. AMTA is working on organizing more sections so check the website regularly for updates.

The American Modeling Teachers Association and our very involved community continues to bring you virtual Happy Hours, webinars and Modules:

May 11, 2020

Introduction to Green Chemistry Online Course

This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and resources to integrate green chemistry principles and practices into your classroom by teaching through real-world sustainable innovations. Develop safer labs and lessons aligned to your local standards in an interactive online environment that allows you to go at your own pace. June 8th- August 3rd.

Contac...

April 9, 2020

Snapshot Wisconsin is a partnership to monitor wildlife year-round, using a statewide network of trail cameras. The project provides data needed for wildlife management decision support. Many of the photos captured from these trail cameras are uploaded to a crowd-sourcing website where people can go and identify the animals present in the photos. So Snapshot Wisconsin offers a fun and educational activity for anyone to do from...

April 5, 2020

As many of Michigan's younger residents are currently out of school, we would like to provide some fun and educational activities aimed at history and the outdoors. We've put together an extensive list of links and materials to provide kids and their caregivers with plenty to do. We hope these activities are helpful.     Link 

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