2021 National Harbor Area Conference

November 11-13, 2021

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FILTERS APPLIED:9 - 12, Hands-On Workshop, Successful Collaborations Between Informal and Formal Educators


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For the Benefit of the People: Using National Parks as Virtual Classrooms

Saturday, November 13 • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center - Woodrow Wilson C

STRAND: Successful Collaborations Between Informal and Formal Educators

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Learn how to effectively integrate free science-based resources from public land agencies into engaging and rigorous project-based learning experiences for students of all ages.

- Learn how to access free lesson plans, data sets, multimedia resources, and experts that can help you create authentic projects focused on NGSS-aligned learning goals. - Learn about recent research that shows how a high-quality project-based learning framework provides the best learning outcomes for science students of all ages. - See exemplar projects that illustrate why PBL is a natural fit for learner-centered, experiential, inquiry-based lessons.

James Fester (Hill-Murray School: Maplewood, MN)

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