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NSTA in Portland 2016 – Session Materials

Educators!  We greatly enjoyed being with you at the regional NSTA conference in Portland.  In addition to uploading materials through the NSTA website, we are including all session materials here, since NSTA has file size limits.  Please contact us for any questions and/or needs.

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 2:00-3:00pm – Ocean Acidification as a Way to Teach Multidisciplinary Science and NGSS

  • Program Description: Explore a set of lessons that engage and guide students through their own research project on ocean acidification. Students build STEM and systems-thinking skills while learning how to make a difference.
  • Presenter(s): Claudia Ludwig (Institute for Systems Biology: Seattle, WA), Mari Knutson Herbert (Lynden School District: Lynden, WA)
  • FORMAT: Hands-On Workshop
    GRADE LEVEL: 8 – 12
    SUBJECT: Life Science, Physical Science, Engineering-Technology-and the Application of Science, Earth and Space Science
  • Presenter Materials for this session:

Friday, November 11, 2016, 8:00-9:00am – NGSS? Got it Covered!

  • Program Description: Bring engineering to your biology course. Engage students with a case study involving halophiles as indicators of ecosystem health. Challenge students to design, build, and use a data collection device, and collaborate to address an environmental issue.
  • Presenter(s): Claudia Ludwig (Institute for Systems Biology: Seattle, WA), Mari Knutson Herbert (Lynden School District: Lynden, WA)
  • FORMAT: Hands-On Workshop
    GRADE LEVEL: 9 – 12
    SUBJECT: Life Science, Engineering-Technology-and the Application of Science
  • Presenter Materials for this Session

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 11:00-12:00pm – Using the World Issue of Food Security to Teach Multiple NGSS

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