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STEM Program 2016-2017

Act 48 Offerings

Teaching Excellence Academy

Winter/Spring 2017 Semester

Sharpen your STEM pedagogy skills with Carnegie Science Center’s Teaching Excellence Academy. The Winter/Spring 2017 Semester offers opportunities for educators in all grade levels, with specific workshops in STEM, early learner education, and the engineering design process.

Act 48 credit and certificate of participation provided upon successful completion of each workshop. Workshops are held at Carnegie Science Center on Pittsburgh's North Shore. Prices include free parking.

To register, click on the registration links below or call 412.237.1637.

Or bring the workshop to you!

Any of these workshops can also be delivered on-site at your school. Call Jason Brown, Director of Science and Education, at 412.237.3399 for more information.


K-12 Teacher Programs

Spice Up Your Science
Date: Tuesday, April 18, 10 am – 1 pm (K-5 teachers)
Audience: K–8 teachers
Cost: $65

Bring your science lessons to life with hands-on activities exploring topics in biology, ecology, physical science, and engineering. Learn three activities to use in the classroom to spark your students’ curiosity. This workshop, designed for non-science specialists, includes time to brainstorm and share experiences relating to your classroom's specific needs.

April 18, 2017

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NEW! Designing your PBL Experience
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 9 am – 3 pm
Audience: K–12 teachers
Cost: $100
Bring your team and work on project-based learning (PBL) together while gaining insight from experienced teachers. In this full-day workshop, not only will you learn about PBL but you’ll also design a project that integrates multiple content areas into the PBL experience. Experience PBL in action as you take the role of learner in a space-themed design challenge. Project resources, group work strategies, and collaborative opportunities are included.

April 19, 2017

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Fab Lab Design and Making Programs

Quadcopter Challenge: Two-Day Workshop
Dates:
Thursday, Apr. 27, 9 am – 3 pm,
Friday, Apr. 28, 9 am – 3 pm
Audience: Grade 6–12 teachers
Cost: $250 (includes materials)

Get your middle and high school students excited about electronics, soldering, and the engineering design process by teaching them to make and fly their own palm-sized remote-controlled quadcopters! In this two-day immersive workshop, learn step-by-step the process of designing, creating, testing, and redesigning quadcopters using the laser cutter or CNC router. The all-day workshops will wrap up with discussion, reflection, sharing best practices, and classroom strategies. You will leave with a lesson plan, classroom presentation materials, a parts list, and your very own quadcopter.

April 27-28, 2017

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Intro to Fab Lab
Dates:
Tuesday, May 9, 9 am – 3 pm
Audience: Grade 3–12 teachers
Cost: $100

In this interactive full-day workshop, use and explore the technologies that Fab Lab has to offer: 2D and 3D design software, 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC routing, and more. These hands-on projects will help spark ideas for integrating making in the classroom. Plus, you can take your creations back to the classroom.

May 9, 2017

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Early Learner Educator Programs

Hello Robo
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 4 – 7 pm
Audience: Pre–K teachers
Cost: $65

Robots provide unseen services every day in the transportation, medical, and manufacturing industries, among others. For today’s pre-K students, robots will be an even more ubiquitous part of life, providing a variety of new STEM career opportunities. At this workshop, you will learn three important, developmentally appropriate concepts to prepare your young students for an understanding of robots. You’ll also discover hands-on classroom activities you can do right away, even if you don't have a robot.

March 28, 2017

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NEW! Far Out Space Places
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 4 pm – 7 pm
Audience: K–3 teachers
Cost: $65

Find out how to excite and involve your youngest students in space exploration. Start off with a brand new live theater show in the Buhl Planetarium, Expedition: Solar System! Then it’s your turn to be the explorer. Discover hands-on activities that will introduce your early learners to robotic spacecraft, the planets of the solar system, and concepts of gravity and microgravity.

May 3, 2017

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