2023 Atlanta National Conference

March 22-25, 2023

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FILTERS APPLIED:PreK - 5, Presentation, Technology and Media, Biology


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Affordable Indoor School Gardening

Thursday, March 23 • 2:20 PM - 3:20 PM

Georgia World Congress Center - C211

STRAND: No Strand

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Simple, easy, and inexpensive methods for starting an indoor school garden, even with limited space or no windows

This session will give teachers pratical ideas about how to grow plants in a classroom setting

Rebecca Kurson (Collegiate School: New York, NY)

Tree with Golden Apples: Teach Botany with Storytelling

Thursday, March 23 • 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM

Georgia World Congress Center - C213

STRAND: Student Learning and Inclusion

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Botany principals presented in unusual, indigenous myths of photosynthesis, mycorrhizal fungi, pollination, decomposers, seed diversity, forest ecology, etc. Discover elements of what makes story an effective educational tool and generate successful interdisciplinary experiences supporting science.

Discover the essential elements of story and understand what makes story such an effective educational tool. Learn from indigenous myths to build the meaning of botanical/scientific concepts in the context of narrative, imagery, characterization and sensory elements.

Susan Strauss (Author/ Storyteller: , OR)

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