Dr. David Robinson, NJ State Climatologist, Rutgers University and Margaret Holzer, Chatham HS - 2015 NJSC Invited Presenters - Wednesday 10/14
New Jersey's Weather and Climate: Accessing and Analyzing Data
Participants will get a guided tour of the NJ Weather & Climate (njweather.org) and learn how to access micro-sets of data for classroom use. Attendees are encouraged to bring laptops.
K-12 ENV/E/NGSS Demo
Note: Dr. Robinson's presentation at Tuesday evening's banquet is sponsored by Liberty Science Center.
Michael Heinz, NJDOE Science Coordinator & Margaret Holzer, Chatham HS - 2015 NJSC Invited Presenters - Tuesday 10/13 and Wednesday 10/14
Translating the NJDOE Model Science Curriculum into Local High School and Middle School Curriculum
Dissect a model science unit and discuss how its features can be used as a framework for local curriculum. Develop a deeper understanding of the curriculum development process and the resources that are available to help local writing teams.
5-8 & 9-12 NGSS, Hands-On
Mike Heinz will also be presenting the following session on Wednesday 10/14.
Evaluating Curriculum Materials
Introduction to the EQuIP Rubrics for Science. Participants will walk through the Rubrics and learn about online PD to use as follow-up.
K-12 NGSS, SL/SUP Discussion
The New Jersey Science Convention is co-sponsored by the NJ Science Teachers Association and the NJ Science Education Leadership Association.