Professional Development

MnCOSE 17 Resource Sharing
posted on 7:33 PM, November 11, 2017
Did you miss out on a MnCOSE17 session you wanted to see because you were attending another session? Do you want to view a Powerpoint presentation from MnCOSE17 again? Were there "handouts" or other...
Consider Applying to the NOAA Teacher at Sea Program
posted on 10:41 AM, November 3, 2017
For more inforation about NOAA’s Teacher at Sea Program through Michigan State click here. Applications are due on November 30.
Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO)
by Jesse Weisz
posted on 12:43 PM, October 18, 2017
Travel the world affordably, earn professional development credit, and bring global understanding into your classroom!    Founded in 2007, Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO) is...
Software Carpentry Workshop
posted on 7:47 AM, October 17, 2017
Software Carpentry puts on workshops to teach students to write analysis routines in a programming language (like Python) to filter data, make graphs, make fits, etc..  See
by Jerry Wenzel
posted on 3:26 PM, October 11, 2017
This year MnSTA will have a presence at the Education Minnesota Professional Conference on Thursday, October 19th. MnSTA will sponsor a series of great science sessions and a general information booth...
BSCS: Energy - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Teaching
posted on 12:25 PM, October 10, 2017
Do we need more wind farms? Should I buy solar panels for my roof? Is my lifestyle contributing to climate change? These are relevant questions in today's world. And our ability to answer them depends...
Science and Engineering Practices in Action!
posted on 6:42 PM, October 4, 2017
Science and Engineering Practices in Action! Join fellow MnSTA members for Science and Engineering Practices in Action! workshops this October. Workshops will be held in Region 11:Metro Area on October...
STEM Week Activities Oct 31 – Nov. 4, Minneapolis
posted on 5:54 PM, October 2, 2017
The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineering is bringing their National STEM Week to Minneapolis. The activities include a Science Fair, Science...
Distance Learning Intro to Modeling from AMTA
by Wendy Hehemann
posted on 2:39 PM, September 27, 2017
Beginning January 2018, AMTA will begin offering online Modeling courses.   What are conceptual models? What is modeling? What is Modeling Instruction—what is it like for teachers? for students?...
Graduate Credit available for MnCOSE 2017
posted on 11:31 AM, September 22, 2017
There are many benefits of attending the MnSTA Conference on Science Education, November 10 - 11, 2017 (MnCOSE 2017). One of them is the option of getting graduate credit (1 credit) through Hamline University....
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