Professional Development

Earth Science Atmosphere and Climate Courses
posted on 8:51 AM, August 6, 2020
Check out these Earth Science courses
August Nature Learning Opportunities
posted on 8:40 AM, August 6, 2020
Increase your environmental knowledge with these webinars and classes.
ScIC STEM Coordinator Back-to-school Panel
posted on 7:31 AM, August 6, 2020
In this one-hour video, join four STEM Coordinators from districts around the USA who explore remote learning, equity, and accessibility considerations for science teachers going back to school this fall.
NASA STEM for Home and School: Water Quality Study
posted on 7:18 AM, August 6, 2020
Explore outdoor water steam lessons. NASA GLOBE lessons on water quality involve students becoming citizen scientists investigating water through the collection of data using measurement protocols and using tools which meet certain specifications in order to ensure that data are comparable.
Inspiring Young Scientists through STEAM Education
posted on 9:44 AM, July 28, 2020
Three free hour-long videos from PBS LearningMedia explore models, using data with students, and computational learning.
Webinar: Navigating Difficult Conversations: Creating an Environment for Social Issue Discussions (Part I)
posted on 8:21 AM, July 24, 2020
In the August 2020 installment of the eeINSPIRE webinar series, presented by NAAEE in partnership with the US Forest Service, learn research-based best practices in creating a safe environment for student participation in addressing the most essential questions facing our communities, in person or at a distance.
Free Webinar: Overview of the Argument Driven Inquiry Online
posted on 7:11 AM, July 24, 2020
ADI is excited to announce that we now have a way for students to complete Argument Driven Inquiry investigations while distance learning in either a virtual or hybrid setting! Overview of the ADI Online Platform Tuesday, July 28th at 3:30 pm Central
Nanoscience Workshop for High School Educators
posted on 8:02 AM, July 21, 2020
This FREE workshop will provide participants with the tools and knowledge to develop lessons that will engage students even in a virtual environment.
MnSTA webinar: Science Teaching and Social Justice
posted on 7:47 AM, July 21, 2020
Join MnSTA for a dialog about addressing social justice in the context of science instruction, Thursday July 30, 11 AM -12:30 PM via Zoom.
McDonald Observatory Online Classroom Resources, Videos and Upcoming Webinars
posted on 7:59 AM, July 17, 2020
The McDonald Observatory K-12 education team has created a set of online professional development activities and videos.
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