Insects Kit ("Why won't our blueberries grow?" NGSS Storyline) Training
- Pranjali Upadhyay
This training will focus on exploring the Insects kit which is now supported by our new 2nd grade NGSS storyline unit titled "Why won't our blueberries grow?" Learn how to use your kit materials to engage students in the driving question: "How can we design a solution to help Shanelle’s blueberries grow?" In the unit, students will investigate why a local farmer is having trouble getting her blueberry plants to flower and will uncover standards that focus on the needs of a plant and the symbiotic relationship between plants and pollinators. The training will prepare teachers to implement NGSS-aligned instruction that uses integrated practices (ex. use of a variety of texts/media and high leverage instructional routines) to promote science literacy for all students.Teachers will learn about new materials and activities added in the kit in addition to learning how to use the FOSS materials and critters that accompany the kit to provide students with an instruction that is authentic and engaging.
Mon, August 5 2019 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM