Explore the Colorado RiverAn Arizona Project WET STEM Academyfor 5th - 12th Grade TeachersReceive:13 professional development hours2 Project WET curriculum guidesA tour of a water treatment plantLunch provided on both days
June 1, 2020 Explore the Colorado River STEM Academy
Location: City of Tempe JGM Water Treatment Plant 255 E. Marigold Lane Tempe, AZ 85281 See map: Google Maps
June 3, 2020 3-D Learning and Systems Thinking!
Use System Thinking to strengthen connections between SEPs and Crosscutting Concepts
June 4 - 5, 2020 Riparian Habitat Exploration Academy - Activating 3-Dimensional Instruction
In the Riparian Habitat Exploration Aqua STEM Unit, students become riparian scientists and use systems thinking to explore the inner workings of a healthy ecosystem. Then, they take their knowledge into the field, immersing themselves in the riparian experience, encountering amazing water places, and incentivizing an ethic of water stewardship.
June 9 - 10, 2020 Rainwater Harvesting STEM Academy
Combining creativity, engineering design, and science yields exceptional results in this newly designed Rainwater Harvesting Unit. Students learn the basic principles of effective rainwater harvesting and employ them in their own system design. (Construction of their design is not required.)This 2-day Rainwater Harvesting Academy will demonstrate the 3-Dimensional aspects of the Arizona Science Standards.
Location: Avondale Municipal Operations Center 399 E. Lower Buckeye Road Avondale, AZ See map: Google Maps
June 24, 2020 3-D Learning and Systems Thinking!
Use System Thinking to strengthen connections between SEPs and Crosscutting Concepts.
June 25 - 26, 2020 The World of Water Teacher Academy - Activating 3-Dimensional Instruction
The Waters of Our World (WOW) unit empowers students by having them explore their role in Arizona's unique hydrological cycle.Using a Systems Thinking teaching model combined with project-based learning, this multi-lesson Aqua STEM unit invites students to engage, explore, and explain natural phenomenon in a whole new way.This 2-day “World of Water” Academy will demonstrate several 3-Dimensional aspects of the new AZ Science Standards.
June 15 - 19, 2020 Water Solutions: Past, Present & Future APW/SRP Academy
Join APW and SRP for a 5-day exploration to develop solutions to the question: “If you were SRP, how could you use your 100 years of experience to manage water for our growing desert city’s next 100 years?”
Location: SRP PERA Club 1 Continental Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281 See map: Google Maps