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Monday, January 25
 

8:00am

Water and Wildlife Training for Educators
Preview lessons from Project Wild, Aquatic Wild, Science and Civics, Project Wet and Healthy Water, Healthy People. Learn about Water and Wildlife Training for Educators, a one-week course at OSU’s Stone Lab where educators can earn certification in each curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Greene

Angela Greene

Education Specialist/Science Teacher, Ohio Sea Grant/Tecumseh Local Schools
Ohio Sea Grant Educational Specialist, Angela Greene ,works on projects disseminating the Great Lakes Literacy Principles, developing Great Lakes and climate change curricula, and facilitating teacher professional development opportunites along Lake Erie. A 2013 NOAA Teacher at... Read More →
avatar for Lyndsey Manzo

Lyndsey Manzo

Education Specialist/Science Curriculum Specialist, Ohio Sea Grant/Westerville City Schools
Ohio Sea Grant Educational Specialist, Lyndsey Manzo,works on projects disseminating the Great Lakes Literacy Principles, developing Great Lakes and climate change curricula, and facilitating teacher professional development opportunites along Lake Erie. Licensed as a Senior Professional... Read More →


Monday January 25, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
New Albany

1:00pm

Caught Up in Currents
Help students develop deeper understanding of standards content through inquiry, formative assessment, and questioning. Experience how teachers have worked collaboratively to create an inquiry-based approach that goes beyond answers! Get ideas to empower student learning in your own classroom.


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 2:50pm
Magnolia

2:00pm

Beyond Recycling: A 5E Learning Cycle and Classroom Action Plan
Come experience a 5E unit on reduce, reuse, recycle. Action plans bring these concepts to light! Student work will be presented for attendees to analyze and consider student growth.


Monday January 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
New Albany

3:30pm

Teaching the Water Cycle and Watersheds Using Hands On Experiences and Online Tools
This session will present the five curriculum models created by the team under a grant from the National Science Foundation. The presentation will be interspersed with brief interactive components. Participants are invited to bring a laptop or tablet to visit the various websites that are presented.

Speakers
JC

Jason Cervenec

Education and Outreach Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center



Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Lilac
 
Tuesday, January 26
 

8:00am

3-D Landforms Models
Construct a landform model of Mt. St. Helens, pre/post eruption, using topographic mapping skills. Correlated to the Ohio Science Standards for ESS Physical Earth surface features and the processes that formed them.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Juniper A

8:00am

Bringing Students Back to Earth: An Inquiry Approach to a Middle School Earth Science Unit
SouthWestern City Schools 8th grade teachers lead a session on inquiry-driven scientific instruction focusing on students doing and thinking. Participate in learning segments focused on 8th grade Earth Science Content Standards. The student-driven instruction includes constructing models and analyzing evidence.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am
Magnolia

8:00am

Climate Negotiations Simulation
During this simulation, participants will increase their understanding of the priorities various countries bring to international climate negotiations and come to understand the impacts of climate change and timelines on which these impacts will be felt.

Speakers
JC

Jason Cervenec

Education and Outreach Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am
Ballroom

8:00am

Project WET

Project WET is a curriculum which focuses on water education for teachers (WET), students, parents and community leaders. The curriculum offers 60 plus hands-on and interdisciplinary activities that educate about water and water issues with minimal supplies and funding needed. For the 2016 SECO Conference, we will offer session participants the Project WET Sampler, which has 7 of the 60 activities described above. We will also provide Healthy Water, Healthy People (HWHP), which is the middle/high school secondary curriculum module to the Project WET Guide. HWHP offers 25 hands-on activities involving water related issues, health and aquatic insect education for students and adults.    

 


Speakers
avatar for Dennis Clement

Dennis Clement

EPIO 1, Ohio EPA
Project WET, HWHP, The Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) and judging horses! See you at the conference.


WET PP pptx

Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am
Juniper C

9:00am

'It's Not My Fault' Fault Blocks
Make-It & Take It Workshop to help students learn the types, parts, and movements of faults. Participants will be making simple, wooden blocks for the teaching of fault types, structures, and movements.

Speakers

Tuesday January 26, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Juniper A

11:00am

Project STONE: Connecting Teachers with Inquiry Science and Students with STEM Careers
Join us for an inquiry based Earth science session that will help you to integrate Earth science into your classroom, provide you with STEM career information for your students and connect you with local geoscience companies for classroom resources


Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Juniper A

1:20pm

GLOBE
Connect your classroom to GLOBE - Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment - Program. Participants will learn about GLOBE and its protocols in clouds, surface temperature, and air temperature. Involve your students in citizen science networking encompassing 115 countries. Climb aboard as we teach the next generation of earth system scientists.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Juniper A

2:15pm

The Ohio Earth Science Teachers Association 'FAMOUS' Rock Raffle
The Annual Rock Raffle is once again being sponsored by the Ohio Earth Science Teachers Association. Come bid on crystals, minerals, rocks, fossils, books, posters, DVD's. Proceeds benefit the Ohio Earth Science Teacher Mini-Grant Program. Three grants up to $250 will be awarded for classroom or lab needs.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Ballroom