Workshops for Teachers

CMAST – SAFETY SENSE: Science Lab Safety Train-the-Trainer 2018

September 6-7, 2018 (9 am - 3 pm)

CMAST at 303 College Cir, Morehead City, NC 28557

Join The Science House for our "Science Lab Safety Train-the-Trainer" Professional Development Opportunity which will take place on September 6-7, 2018 at CMAST (303 College Cir, Morehead City, NC 28557). Time 9 am - 3 pm. Come prepared to create or improve upon your school science safety program or Chemical Hygiene Plan. Receive free resources and information so that YOU can train other teachers in your school or science department.

The Mountain Office Presents: Using STEM to Enhance Literacy- NCCAT

September 10-13, 2018

North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching in Ocracoke: 2 Irvin Garrish Highway, PO Box 1540, Ocracoke, NC 27960

STEM activities help students build vocabulary, incorporate problem-solving skills, and analyze complex text with real-world applications. Maximize classroom time by integrating literacy with the natural connections of STEM disciplines.

Mountain Satellite Office: STEM to Your Doorstep (3-12)

September 17, 2018 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Ext. Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759

Join us to explore various types of probes, technologies, and software to enhance STEM in your school. We will also explore how to integrate STEM into your specific curriculum. Participants are eligible to check out the equipment for free.

The Mountain Satellite Office Hosts: Citizen Science

October 1, 2018 (9am – 3 pm)

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Ext. Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759

Free workshop! Citizen Science allows you and your students to participate in current research on various topics. This session will introduce you to four current Citizen Science projects and you will leave the session with a plan to incorporate them in your classroom.

CMAST- Bring STEM to your 1:1 Devices using Vernier Probeware

Thursday October 11, 2018

CMAST- 303 College Circle, Morehead City,NC 28557

Come learn how to utilize Verniers newest wireless innovations to be bring authentic data collection and analysis for to your students 1:1 devices.

CMAST-GLOBE Teacher Training- Atmosphere

Wednesday October 17, 2018 9:00am-3:00 pm

NCSU Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST), 303 College Circle,Morehead City, NC

GLOBE Training- Pedosphere-This workshop will focus on the NC 6th Grade Curriculum Standard 6.E.2 Understand the structure of the earth and how interactions of constructive and destructive forces have resulted in changes in the surface of the Earth over time and the effects of the lithosphere on humans. Teachers will receive the resources to establish their own campus soil monitoring site.

Citizen Science: Get Out of the Classroom and Into Citizen Science- NCCAT

October 29-November 1, 2018

North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, 276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC

Citizen science with The Science House is the perfect starting place for educators interested in integrating citizen science into curriculum. This week of programming at NCCAT provides experiences on multiple projects and interactions with the scientists involved.

CMAST-It’s our Water/GLOBE Hydrosphere Retreat

Sunday November 4, 2018 to Monday November 5, 2018

Pamlico Sea Base, East Carolina Scout Reservation, Boy Scout Road, Blounts Creek, NC 27814

This is a very special professional development opportunity for both formal and informal educators. Participants will receive a total of 20 contact hours for 2 CEUs in science education and completion of 2 Criteria 1 EE Certification workshops in GLOBE Hydrosphere and It's Our Water.

The Mountain Satellite Office Hosts: Earthquakes in NC

November 10, 2018

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Ext. Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759

Calling all K-12 teachers and non-formal educators to join us for a day of hands-on, activity-based earthquake information that you will immediately be able to use in your classroom or education center. FREE registration and FREE materials to take home! NCEE credits

CMAST- Elementary Engineering Design using ROVs

Thursday November 15, 2018

Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, 303 College Circle, Morehead City, NC 28557

Grade 4 and 5 Teachers will learn how to use ROVs and the MATE Program to bring innovative hands on learning to their classroom using ROVs (underwater robots).

The Mountain Office Presents: On the Go Kit with Properties of Change for 8th Grade

November 19, 2018

TBD

Join us for a day of exploring chemistry standards for 8th grade. This will qualify you to check out a kit with free consumables! *Participants from Swain, Clay, Haywood, Cherokee, Macon, Graham, Jackson, and Cherokee Central Schools are invited to register for this session for free due to a grant with your systems.

CMAST-Using Makey Makey to Target Invention Literacy

December 4, 2018

CMAST, 303 College Circle, Morehead City, NC 28557

Join us for a day of exploration and invention using a device called a Makey Makey! With the Makey Makey, students can make any conductive material act as a computer keyboard.

The Mountain Office Presents: Exploring Life Science Using the Engineering Design Cycle

January 7-10, 2019

North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Cullowhee, NC

Utilize the Engineering Design Cycle with literacy strategies, simulations, and data collection around life science content to motivate creative thinking. Geared toward the middle grades, the concepts can easily be scaled up or down to fit your classroom needs.

CMAST- STEM and Literacy- Reading in Science

January 23 & 24, 2019

CMAST, 303 College Circle, Morehead City, NC 28557

Literacy skills are a critical—yet often overlooked—part of science instruction. During this two day workshop educators will learn that literacy skills aren’t add-ons to the science class—they are critical parts of instruction. Participants will learn to use both literacy and science skills in our classrooms to prepare our students for the use of STEM in the future.

The Mountain Office Presents: Stem To Your Doorstep (K-12)

February 26, 2019

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Ext. Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759

You can participate in a day of training presented by The Science House of NC State University. You will use MacBooks, LabQuests and various probes to explore science and math concepts. After the training session, you will be eligible to participate in the equipment loan program through The Mountain Satellite Office of The Science House.

The Mountain Office Presents: Literacy and STEM (part 1)

March 5, 2019 9am-3pm

TBD

STEM activities help student build vocabulary, incorporate problem-solving skills and analyze complex text with real-world applications. Integrate literacy with the natural connections of STEM disciplines.

The Mountain Office Presents: MORE Literacy and STEM

March 6, 2019 9am-3pm

TBD

During this session we continue to focus on how to maximize classroom time and student learning by integrating literacy and STEM.The day will be a combination of STEM learning experiences infused with literacy strategies.

The Mountain Office Presents: Using MaKey MaKey to Target Invention Literacy

March 20, 2019 (9am-3pm)

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Ext. Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759

Learn to use a Makey Makey- intensive instruction and guidance for classroom implementation. Register at www.wresa.org by March 1, 2019 and you will receive your own Makey Makey at the workshop!

Coastal Carolina MATE ROV Competition

Saturday May 4, 2019

Camp Albemarle, Morehead City

International MATE ROV Underwater Robotic Competition