2022 Chicago National Conference

July 21-23, 2022

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FILTERS APPLIED:6 - 8, Presentation, Using Inquiry-Based STEM to Facilitate Learning for ALL, Life Science


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Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse: A 5E Instructional Unit on the Human Body

Thursday, July 21 • 4:25 PM - 4:55 PM

McCormick Place - W185d

STRAND: Using Inquiry-Based STEM to Facilitate Learning for ALL

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The provided instructional unit will elicit students’ prior knowledge, as well as foster their individual and collective understandings of the human body.

Attendees will be encouraged to utilize facet-based assessments and classroom argumentation throughout lessons framed with the 5E instructional model.

Alicia Herrera (Whitney Elementary School: No City, No State)

Inspiration to Fruition

Thursday, July 21 • 5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

McCormick Place - W185a

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Inspiration to Fruition

STRAND: Using Inquiry-Based STEM to Facilitate Learning for ALL

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Inspiration to Fruition provides any educator with a game plan on how to take an idea and available resources and create a project that enhances the student experience and skills.

1. A template for designing a grassroots STEM or PBL project; 2. Top 10 tips on how to make managing the project actually manageable; and 3. Proof that trusting one's intuition to build a project based on an inspirational event can bring to fruition an amazing experience for students.

Kelly Hartings (Indian Hill Middle School: CINCINNATI, OH), Jessica Brown (Teacher: cincinnati, OH)

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