San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR SUMMER 2016 BECAUSE OF LOW ENROLLMENT. WE WILL GET ORGANIZED FURTHER IN ADVANCE FOR SUMMER 2017 AND GET THE WORD OUT ABOUT DATES AND DETAILS.
Goal: The goal of the 2016 Mission to Mars STEM Camp for Teachers is to provide opportunities for teachers to experience classroom STEM lessons from a student perspective, and develop STEM lesson facilitation skills. Camp provides opportunities for STEM teacher networking, idea sharing, and collaboration.
Audience: Our PD camp is designed specifically for regular K-12 classroom teachers interested in integrating STEM skills and activities into the curriculum, as well as fulltime STEM teachers. Writing teachers, math teachers, social studies teachers, science teachers, art teachers, and others are welcome and will find many ways to immediately apply camp lessons in the classroom.
Cost: $30 per person (Sponsorships make this possible! See below for details. Since our cost is so low ONLY online payments are accepted, no invoices or PO's are accepted.)
Elements of STEM Camp include:
- Engineering design projects
- Integrated STEM Projects
- Curiosity Links
- Makers Studio Projects
- Field Trips to Local STEM Resources (ProTech, Oklahoma Science Museum)
- Sharing Student Work with SeeSaw
- Videoconferencing to NASA Experts
A light breakfast is provided each day. Lunch is provided 3 of the 4 days. Participants are responsible to pay for their own lunch on field trip day. (Day 3)
Integrated STEM Project Options will include:
- 3D Design & Printing
- Mars Rover Design
- Mars Challenge
- Mars Rover Team Maze
- Drone Flight Challenge
- Water Rocket Egg Drop
- Coding with Scratch
- Jitterbug Martian Robot
- Kitchen Chemistry
- Meals on Mars
- Amy Loeffelholz (grade 4-5 STEM teacher, Yukon Public Schools)
- Shelly Fryer (grade 3-4 classroom teacher, Positive Tomorrows School)
- Wesley Fryer (PK-12 Technology Director, STEM/STEAM enrichment teacher, Casady School)
Join us for our THIRD SUMMER of STEMseeds PD Camp for teachers! 40 spots are available. If you are a teacher at Casady School, please contact Wes Fryer to register FREE with a special discount code. More details are available on camp.STEMseeds.org.
We need more SPONSORS to help make this special STEM professional development opportunity available for teachers! Please contact Wes Fryer if you are interested in helping sponsor STEMseeds Camp 2016.
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