Learn firsthand from classroom teachers in art, language arts, social studies, and science from different parts of Chicago through an interdisciplinary curriculum showcase at this mini-conference. Teachers will get lesson plan and project ideas that integrate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) in understanding ancient civilizations. Light reception and instructional materials will be provided.
4:00–4:30pm: Reception & the Oriental Institute Teaching Collections Showcase
4:30-5:30pm: Featured Talk: "Gunpower: STEAM in the History of a Medieval Technology" with Mick Bechtel, PhD candidate, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
5:30-8:00pm: Break-out sessions
All educators are welcome. Recommended for teachers of grades 6–12.
Registration Deadline: December 5
4 Clock Hours available.
The program is co-sponsored by the Oriental Institute and the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at the University of Chicago.
Free street parking is available based on other campus activities. For more information about directions and parking options, please visit http://oi.uchicago.edu/visit/directions-parking