Saturday Science 2018-2019

Saturday Science 2018-2019

New Location: Workshops are held at
Mandela International Magnet School
1604 Agua Fria Street, Santa Fe

Coffee & Conversation – 8:30 a.m.
Workshop – 9:00 – 12:00. Begins promptly at 9:00.

Teachers will be paid for 3 hours for attending Saturday Science.

If you have any questions, please contact Susan McIntosh at:
tel: 505-231-0493

October 6, 2018
“Science at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden” – Gr K-4
Located at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, we will expand the many opportunities to integrate literacy and life science.
Note start time on this workshop is 8:30 – not 9:00.
Instructor : Mollie Parsons – Educator

November 3, 2018
“Problem Solving with Hands-On Materials” – Gr 3-6
Participants will be solving challenging, practical math problems with materials such as toothpicks, counters, coins and index cards. Team approach, multiple solutions and pattern discovery will be emphasized.
Instructor: Susan Benjamin

January 12, 2019
“Follow up for Summer Science: Assessing for Learning”
Eligible to: Any Teacher who attended our Summer Science 2018
Instructor: Pam Dresher, Educator at Bradbury Science Museum

February 9, 2019
“Kid’s + Magnets = An Amazing Attraction” – Gr K-6
Inquiry activities with emphasis on NGSS and Engineering Practices. Build models and use mathematics to represent findings.
Instructors: Mary Howard & Joan Shandler

March 9, 2019
“Science Literacy Reading & Writing” – Gr K-6
Informational reading and writing. Enhance students’ comprehension strategies when navigating science and expository text – its structure and format. Literacy strategies appropriate for the needs of ELL students.
Instructor: Diane Garber

April – TBD