Science and Society

Earth Systems Session Details

Join us for a day full of hands-on activities you can use to help students understand multiple concepts dealing with Earth Systems! Lessons will directly address 2018 MS College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Science, specifically those within the Earth Systems and Cycles disciplinary core idea. We will explore the water cycle, weather patterns, climate change, and natural hazards using resources available from well-known agencies such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Academy of Sciences.

  • Grade Band: 4th – 8th
  • Date: November 28, 2018
  • Time: 9AM – 4PM, includes a one-hour lunch break
  • Location: Classroom Q24, Jackson Avenue Center, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
  • Registration Fee: $125.00, includes 0.6 CEUs

Registration

The registration deadline for this workshop is November 20, 2018.

Space Science Session Details

Join us for a day full of hands-on activities you can use to help students understand multiple concepts dealing with Space! Lessons will directly address 2018 MS College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Science, specifically those within the Earth and the Universe disciplinary core idea. We will explore multiple models of objects in our solar system, analyze and interpret data, and engage in scientific arguments using resources and data from agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

  • Grade Band: 4th – 8th
  • Date: February 27, 2019
  • Time: 9AM – 4PM, includes a one-hour lunch break
  • Location: Classroom Q24, Jackson Avenue Center, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
  • Registration Fee: $125.00, includes 0.6 CEUs

Registration

The registration deadline for this workshop is February 19, 2019.

Dr. Whitney Jackson