Biology

Phenomena First: Engaging Students in Next Generation Science Standards

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use phenomena to engage students in Next Generation Science Standards, which integrate science practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas.

Culturally Responsive STEM Teaching

In this workshop, explore various approaches to Culturally Responsive Teaching in the STEM classroom.

Claim, Evidence, Reasoning: Using the CER Framework to Help Students Build Better Arguments in the Biology Classroom

Come and join us for an engaging workshop centered on utilizing the Claim Evidence Reasoning (CER) approach to communicate and assess student’s understanding of key concepts in biology.

Energy, Bonds, and Avoiding Misconceptions in the STEM Classroom

Continuing our popular energy-themed workshops, this workshop explores an energy analysis of mechanical, electrical, and chemical bonds to discover where energy is really stored.

Got Energy? – Telling the Energy Story in Biology

A continuation of our engaging discussion on energy and bonds, this workshop will look specifically into where energy is stored and transferred (how energy is “used”) within the context of biological systems.

Exploring NYC’s Waterways: Teacher Field Trip to High Bridge

A Water Ecology & Engineering themed teacher-fun field trip to NYC’s oldest standing bridge, built in 1848 to bring water from the Bronx into Manhattan via the Croton Aqueduct.