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Total Solar Eclipse

Hello colleagues, The total solar eclipse, the first in 99 years in the US is right around the corner!  I'm certain that many of you are already planning to focus on the August 21 total solar eclipse in your classrooms. I'm excited about digging into this topic in my class. The best site to locate resources is NASA's Total Solar Eclipse site. There you will find links to some wonderful instructional materials.

Using Polar Sciences in Adult Basic Education Programs

Welcome to the discussion, “Using Polar Sciences in Adult Basic Education Programs”. 

Our general level of science literacy is a concern.  What do we know about the physical world we live in?  What do we know about the ways in which scientists do their work?  How can we use the results of scientific research to meet current and future challenges to our societies?  What resources exist to help us educate ourselves about these topics?

Learn with LINCS: Integrating Technology in Adult Education Classrooms

Learn with LINCS: Integrating Technology in Adult Education Classrooms

Webinar: Teaching the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) with PBS Learning Media

Webinar: January 16,  6:30-7:30 EST

“Teaching Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Engineering Design through Media” presented by PBS Learning Media.  This webinar is designed for instructors of grades 6-8, but can be applied to a variety of skill levels.

 

Hands-on activities and/or interactive online resources

Webinar on Teaching Clean Energy Concepts - for home, work, community

Join the National College Transition Network for:Teaching about Clean Energy for Work, Home, and Community
Webinar - 2:00PM - 3:30 PM EST Wednesday, December 4th

Webinar on Teaching Clean Energy Concepts - for home, work, community

Uploaded image from Sandy GoodmanJoin the National College Transition Network for:
Teaching about Clean Energy for Work, Home, and Community

LINCS Online Science Course #2! Scientific Practices in Context: Planning and Lesson Development

Please check out this new course.  We'd love to hear from you as you go through the course!

Upcoming Webinar on first results from Survey of Adult Skills

After watching this webinar, we could have a follow-up discussion on how this information informs the teaching and learning of science in support of adult skill development!

PIAAC Webinar: OECD Skills Outlook 2013 First Results from the Survey of Adult Skills

Learn with LINCS: Engaging the Adult Learner in Science

The new Science course has been launched.  I will post the announcement and then, in a second post, give the log-in instructions:

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