Are you looking for PLC staff to visit your school and work with your staff? We love to support our local teachers!
We offer 1 day, hands-on, workshops on implementing the CO Science Standards, Project Learning Tree, using your schoolyard for learning, and more!
Request a workshop for your teachers below, and we will work with you to design the perfect day of learning for your teachers.
Where: at your school or PLC
What: A half or full day workshop about outdoor teaching/classrooms, Project Learning Tree, CO Science Standards, or more!
Who: Any school or district that is a member (no charge!) or non-member (inquire for pricing)
Are you looking for a way to get a couple of college credits, stipend, and money for materials in your classroom? Are you interested in what is going on in the oil and gas exploration that is occurring all around us? Are you trying to figure out how to help your students and yourself understand the geology of this area and answer questions regarding oil and gas production?
Participants will be able to learn the science behind the formation of oil and gas, the processes of extracting oil, and regulations surrounding the process from experts in each field. Participants will also gain insights into science pedagogy, get lesson plans applicable to their classrooms, and enjoy two field trips to a sites that show hands-on models of equipment used in the field and active sites to see drilling and completion operations first hand.
Dates: June 20-23, 2022
Where: PLC InSTEM Station
What: Four summer days of activities and a $200 stipend and money for classroom materials. Optional 2 UNC
credits for $60/each.
Four days of fun hands-on/minds-on science with ideas about integrating science with reading, writing, math, and art. STEM and Outdoor learning ideas, as well! NGSS 3-dimensional learning will be the focus throughout the week. We will also incorporate Smithsonian lessons for those districts that just adopted the new science program. Meet and share ideas with teachers from other schools and districts!
Who: K-5 elementary teachers - whether science is your favorite or least favorite subject to teach
Where: Poudre Learning Center -InSTEM building 8313 West F Street Greeley
Dates: June 13-16, 2022 from 9:00AM - 3:30PM
What: Receive a $250 stipend (which you can apply toward two optional UNC credits ($60 per credit). In addition, another $100 stipend (Optional 1 hour UNC credit) for participating in the program during the 2022-2023 school year.
Water impacts us all - even those living in urban places. This 30-hour workshop will review the impacts of urban watersheds with a focus on storm and wastewater.
This will take place as a hybrid of part hands-on and part virtual, self-study.
Project WET Curriculum Activity Guide 2.0 will be given out and lesson activities explored.
Two hours of college credit through UNC will be available for $100 paid by the participant.
Those that have participated in previous institutes are welcome to attend. All new material will be covered. A CDE certificate of hours will be provided.
When: June 28-30th in-person session from 8:30 - 3:30
Where: In person will take place at the Poudre Learning Center with potential visits to relevant sites.
Limited Capacity: 25 participants (Teachers and Non-Traditional Educators)
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The Well Watch Program is offering two online workshops. Participants will explore groundwater and surface water background information relative to the South Platte River Basin.
Participants have the option to earn one graduate course for each workshop through the University of Northern Colorado. Workshops can be completed at participant’s pace (within the requirements of graduate credit deadlines). Each workshop consists of 12 hours of instruction time.
Tuition - $65 per credit
Cancelled for 2021