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January 2020 Science Update

by , posted on 11:47 AM, January 9, 2020
The January Edition of MDE Science Specialist John Olson's Science Update is now available.
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The January Science Update from the MN Dept. of Education is available. Here are some highlights:

News

  • New Science Standards– Implementation Workshops
  • MCA IV development
  • Science Licensure

Teacher Events and Workshops

  • Spring workshops and conference
  • Earth Science Conference
  • Online professional development
  • Some summer professional learning

Teacher and Schools Awards and Opportunities

  • No Child Left Inside grants from the DNR
  • Presidential Awards for Math, Science and Environmental Education

School Programs and Resources

  • Physics Force Demonstration Shows
  • Kids to Parks Day
  • Curriculums about Aviation and Food

Student Programs and Competitions

  • National Youth Science Camp
  • Science and Engineering Competitions

 

You can view a copy here. A pdf version of the Update is available here. Feel free to share it with your colleagues.