[Science] MORE SCIENCE OPPERTUNITIES for Week of July 31, 2017

Scott, Richard Richard.Scott at schools.utah.gov
Tue Aug 1 11:55:06 MDT 2017


Science  Community Opportunities
July 31, 2017

Here are some great science opportunities for our community! Check out the experiences below to become more engaged in the science community around us.  If you have anything you would like to have included in this weekly e-mail, send the information to Caren Johnson @ caren.johnson at schools.utah.gov<mailto:caren.johnson at schools.utah.gov>

AUGUST 2017

*         Thanksgiving Point is doing an Educator Day - August 9th *** NEW THIS WEEK

*         Total Solar Eclipse: Tools and Resources for Teachers - Aug 15, 2017 *** NEW THIS WEEK

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AUGUST 2017

Thanksgiving Point is doing an Educator Day - August 9th
Education Day
Come preview Field Trips and Outreach Programs Thanksgiving Point has to offer.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
3:00-7:00pm
Free Admission with current school identification

Educators, we value your efforts to give your students opportunities to explore science outside the classroom. During Education Day, you can experience for yourself what Thanksgiving Point has to offer your students at the Museum of Natural Curiosity, Museum of Ancient Life, Farm Country and Ashton Gardens.
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Bring your fellow educators to visit our wonderfully diverse venues to see how our exhibits and immersive environments correlate to the state standards for your grade and how our programs can support and enhance your classroom.
Educational staff will be on hand to discuss and answer questions about the following:

*         Explorer self-guided K-12 field trips

*         Explorer PLUS facilitated K-6 field trips

*         Scholarships

*         Free statewide Outreach Programs for 3rd and 8th grade

*         Career Exploration Experiences 6-8 field trips

*         ECO Challenge for high school students
Explore for yourself the spaces Thanksgiving Point has for you to get inspired to bring science to life for your students!

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Total Solar Eclipse: Tools and Resources for Teachers
Learn: about engaging students in the August 21st Total Solar Eclipse with UEN's Teacher Solar Eclipse Resource Page @ uen.org/solareclipse17

Do: attend the live Webinar Tuesday Aug. 15th at 1pm - Register @ https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=ED51D985854F31 With your registration and attendance you will receive a U.S. Postal Service Solar Eclipse Commemorative Stamp!

Watch the Solar Eclipse live Monday August 21st on UEN-TV - if you miss it, don't worry we'll rebroadcast again at 9pm.

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 Please note:  These are opportunities that have been requested to be shared with the Utah science teacher community.  The Utah State Board of Education has not specifically vetted or endorsed the programs shared.  Any concerns or questions should be directed at the organizations associated specifically with the event.

Ricky Scott
K-12 Science Education Specialist
Utah State Board of Education
richard.scott at schools.utah.gov<mailto:richard.scott at schools.utah.gov>
250 E. 500 S.
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, Utah  84114-4200
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