The Sphere Next Door — Integrating SOS into your teaching
Calling all motivated secondary science and social studies teachers!!!!
For what?Permalink to For what?
The Sphere Next Door — Integrating SOS into your teaching, a workshop hosted by NOAA Boulder for Science On a Sphere®.
When?Permalink to When?
July 17-18, 2013 at NOAA Boulder (8:30 - 4:30)
Why come?Permalink to Why come?
We are offering free graduate or CEU (1 CEU = 10 CDE) credit through University of Colorado, free lunch and morning snacks, as well as a chance to learn how to utilize a fantastic tool for viewing real data and to create your own lesson for making it relevant to your classroom objectives.
What is SOS?Permalink to What is SOS?
Science On a Sphere® (SOS) is a giant animated globe used by NOAA as an educational tool to help illustrate Earth System science to people of all ages. Animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change, and ocean temperature can be shown on the sphere, which is used to explain what are sometimes complex environmental processes, in a way that is simultaneously intuitive and captivating.
Our GoalPermalink to Our Goal
To equip you to use Science On a Sphere to explain the natural world around you and the science that affects your daily life, providing examples as well as time and support for creating your own lesson or SOS demonstration.
To ApplyPermalink to To Apply
Write an email to Hilary Peddicord. Include in your email application:
- Where, what grade and what subjects you teach
- A few sentences about why you are interested in working with Science On a Sphere®
- Whether you will be applying for CEU or graduate level credit from University of Colorado
Then what?Permalink to Then what?
The first 15 teachers who apply with all of the information required will receive an email of acceptance. The next 5 will be wait-listed.
What if I have questions?Permalink to What if I have questions?
Send an email to Hilary Peddicord.