Are you looking for a way to get a couple of college credits? 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 take part in three field trips: geology field trip; onsite tour of oil extraction/completion; and training center
Dates: June 21-24, 2021
Where: Poudre Learning Center
$100 stipend and $100 for classroom materials ($100 can be used for 2 UNC credits)
Sponsored by PDCE, Oxy, and Noble Energy
Teachers looking for a 3-dimensional science boost this summer can apply for the Bond Elementary Science Institute. By participating in this virtual workshop, teachers can learn about NGSS 3-dimensional learning, STEM/STEAM explorations, integration ideas galore and take away inquiry-based lessons that can used their classrooms.
Dates: June 14-17, 2021
Where: Poudre Learning Centere
What: Participants will receive
a $100 stipend that can be used to earn 2 UNC credits ($50 per credit). Participants will also receive $150 to use toward purchasing science materials for their classroom.
(Limit 15 participants)
Are you wondering how the recent fires will impact our watershed? This 30-hour workshop will review the impacts of the fires with a focus on the interactions between the earth's systems (geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere).
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 29-30th in-person session from 8:30 - 3:30
Where: In person will take place at the Poudre Learning Center with potential visits to impacted 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