Past Workshop

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.

Graph it Out! Make Sense of Data in Math and Science

In this workshop, we will examine an approach to data collection and analysis that students can return to again and again as a process for finding and representing mathematical patterns.

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.

Spin Me Around: Building a Conceptual Understanding of Circular Motion

October 14, 2017 Led by: Cat Garland and Claire DeChant If fidget spinners are any indication, students LOVE studying circular motion! In this 3-hour workshop we will spend time in both student-mode and teacher-mode building a conceptual understanding of circular motion by using a combination of hands-on exploration and practicing explaining our understanding using multiple

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.

From Atoms to Ions: Cultivating Evidence-Based Thinking in the STEM Classroom

This workshop will explore different approaches to evidence-based thinking and the process of scientific inquiry.