2021 Los Angeles Area Conference

December 9-11, 2021

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FILTERS APPLIED:Hands-On Workshop, Successful Collaborations Between Informal and Formal Educators, Physical Science


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A Fiery STEM Community: ULXplorlabs, Local Fire Departments, and Schools

Friday, December 10 • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Los Angeles Convention Center - 506

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Fiery STEM Community Partnership Presentation

STRAND: Successful Collaborations Between Informal and Formal Educators

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Learn how several counties in Georgia built relationships with local fire departments and Underwriters Laboratories to create authentic STEM learning experiences for physical science students.

1. Experience quality STEM-infused learning through UL Xplorlabs: Fire Forensics (free curriculum); 2. Learn about the Community Partnerships between Cobb, Henry, and Cherokee County Schools and Fire Departments with Underwriter Laboratories Non-Profit Sector; and 3. Identify potential for building similar STEM ecosystems.

Amy Gilbert (Griffin Middle School: Smyrna, GA), Sally Creel (Cobb County School District: Marietta, GA)

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