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K-12 Professional Development in STEM / NGSS Integrated Science through Aquaponics

24 Apr 2019 4:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Concord Regional Diploma Academy is offering a 3-day summer workshop to equip teachers to explore Next Generation Science Standards and integrate STEM content through a long-term classroom project.  Participants will work together to assemble an aquaponics classroom kit and process a set of prepared lesson plans. Distinct guided inquiries are provided for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.  The lesson plans are provided as Google Docs with full edit rights.  Join us at White Farm in Concord, NH to gain the skills and knowledge required to successfully engage students in project-based learning.  The classroom goal is for students to improve STEM performance through growing a sustainable food product.  Emphasis is also placed on using evidence to support conclusions.  Students will integrate math, biology, chemistry, Earth science, engineering, and physics while discovering the fun and benefits of gardening year-round.

 

Instructor: Frank Harrison, Experienced NH Science Educator (BS Biology, MS Chemistry)

Location:  White Farm Classroom and Grow Dome in Concord, New Hampshire

Session 1: June 25 - 27, 2019 (Tue, Wed, Thu 9 am to 3 pm)

Session 2: July 16 - 18, 2019 (Tue, Wed, Thu 9 am to 3 pm)

Cost: $350 for three-day workshop with lunch (ordered daily to accommodate dietary needs)

PD Hours: 15 hours in STEM / NGSS training

 

Registration Form / Contact for Availability

Carol Lundin

Concord Regional Diploma Academy

clundin@sau8.org

 

Cost for Pemigewasset River Aquaponics Kit with all components: $350.00

  • ·          20 Gallon Tera Aquarium kit
  • ·          36 W LED Adjustable Light Stand
  • ·          2 Parallel Grow Trays (12 plants)
  • ·          Aquaponics Pump/Accessories
  • ·          12 REusable net pots
  • ·          12 rockwool cubes

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