2021 Portland Area Conference

October 28-30, 2021

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FILTERS APPLIED:Successful Collaborations Between Informal and Formal Educators, Preservice Science Education


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The Community Science and Engineering Walk: Seeing Science and Engineering All Around Us

Saturday, October 30 • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Oregon Convention Center - E144

STRAND: Successful Collaborations Between Informal and Formal Educators

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Bakeries! Parks! Supermarkets! Science and engineering practices are everywhere. Come learn about a fun community walk activity that connects classrooms and communities.

Participants will learn: 1. about the importance of exploring science and engineering practices outside the classroom; 2. how to develop students' observation and data collection skills using the Community Walk; and 3. how investigating the scientific and engineering resources of the community, and engaging families and communities in science learning, inform students' and teachers' visions for teaching and learning science .

José Rios (University of Washington Tacoma: Tacoma, WA)

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