Phriendly Physics Teacher Workshops

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Educator Workshop: Phriendly Physics Teacher Workshops

Description: Phriendly Physics is a physical science program including field trips to the Lederman Science Center for elementary students and a professional development program for teachers.

Align your K–5 physical science instruction to the Next Generation Science Standards. Topics will focus on force and motion, electricity and magnetism, light, and heat. Learn how to use anchoring phenomenon throughout your unit while incorporating the science and engineering practices into your classroom. Discussion will also focus on the importance of storylining and using literacy to link your science instruction.

Participants will have the opportunity to tour Fermilab and ask scientists and engineers your questions. By participating in our workshop you will be able to bring your students on free field trips to the lab!

Audience: Teachers
Grades: K - 5
Fee: $275/person
Graduate credit: 2 semester hours can be arranged.
PDHs: 32.5

Program Information


Scheduled Sessions:

  • July 16-20, 2018, 8:00 AM-3:30 PM , Workshop at Fermilab
    Instructors:
    • Wayne Wittenberg, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Glen Ellyn
    • Kelly Chapman, Willow Creek Elementary School