Common Core Aligned Workshops
Common Core Literacy & Science Standards: Solar System Formation and Evidence for the Earth’s Interior
October 26, 2013
This one day workshop focuses on using the Ross Hall of Meteorites to explore the formation of our solar system and the evidence that meteorites provide about the layers of the Earth. Teachers will experience pre, during and post field trip activities that embed science content in Common Core aligned reading and writing tasks. Discussions with colleagues will provide an opportunity for teachers to differentiate lessons for their students.
Teachers will receive copies of the Educator’s Guide as well as a set of resources that include, essays, videos, and a flash drive containing digital resources such as SMART board materials and images from the exhibits. In addition teachers will take home a volume of pre-instruction assessment probes from the Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series.
This workshop is for teachers of grades 6-12.
Funding for this workshop has been provided through the generous support of The Louis Calder Foundation.
More in this Series:
April 15, 2014
This one day workshop for middle and high school teachers focuses on using the Guggenheim Hall of Minerals to understand the physical and chemical properties of minerals and investigate mineral forming environments.
April 16, 2014
This one day workshop for middle and high school teachers focuses on using the Cullman Hall of the Universe to investigate the observable universe and understand the life cycle of stars.
April 22, 2014
During this one day workshop for grades K-5 educators, participants will engage in pre-, during, and post-visit activities to learn how to prepare students for a museum learning experience related the upcoming special exhibit on Pterosaurs.