STEM the Tide!
From energy policy to global economics, the applications for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) on the world around us are ever increasing. As teachers, you are on the forefront of enabling students to apply these skills to meet the needs of a changing world.
This interactive session will contain hands-on experience in assessing problems and implementing solutions in our communities. The speakers will focus on real life applications, which will allow participants to instill in their students a passion for learning these core academic subjects.
STEM education provides many opportunities and challenges. Whether you are interested in honing your skills with the latest technologies or adding best practices to your professional toolbox, this workshop offers:
- History and cultural roles of Science, Engineering, and Technology
- Impacts of Science, Engineering, and Technology on society
- Connection between classroom subject content and the real world
- Using nature as our mentor while fully engaging students using an integrated STEM approach to plan for a sustainable future
- Information on STEM-related careers and professions.
Who should attend?
Teachers of students in grades 4 through 12 should attend this workshop.
Who are the presenters?
Presenters include representatives from ACT Engineers, Inc., WBE, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Inc., PA Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commisssion, Newspaper In Education, Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer, Waste Management and Wheelabrator Falls.
What are the benefits of attending?
- Curriculum materials and ideas to connect the content of the classroom to the headlines in the news and tips on using the e-edition of the newspaper
- PA standards-based activities and interactive demonstrations linking sustainability across science, environmental science and citizenship
- New opportunities for collaboration to meet the challenges of environmental sustainability
- Up close view of the latest developments in renewable and clean energy technologies as part of a sustainable future.
Space is limited. Click here to register today.