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Themes in Science

This workshop will focus on the major themes of science which include: Evolution; Scale; Equilibrium; Matter and Energy; Interactions; Form and Function; Models

and Representations will be examined. The participants will gain knowledge of what each theme encompasses through discussion and activities. Participants will engage in hands-on activities that may be used in the classroom in the major themes; best science practices; math skills that students need; tremendous free resources; different representations in Chemistry; inquiry versus traditional labs; extra credit ideas; sample list of activities; mapping the campus; evaporation of liquids; dueling graduated cylinders; determining concentrations; radioactive decay – A Correct Simulation; and Birdie.

Audience: Pre-AP® Science Teachers
Grades: 9-12
Number of Days: 1 to 2