Teacher Academies and Workshops

Pima County

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Pinal County

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Maricopa County

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
Location: City of Tempe JGM Water Treatment Plant 255 E. Marigold Lane Tempe, AZ 85281 See map: Google Maps

Maricopa County

Use System Thinking to strengthen connections between SEPs and Crosscutting Concepts
Location: Maricopa County Cooperative Extension 4341 E. Broadway Road Phoenix, AZ 85040 See map: Google Maps
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.
Location: Maricopa County Cooperative Extension 4341 E. Broadway Road Phoenix, AZ 85040 See map: Google Maps
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
Use System Thinking to strengthen connections between SEPs and Crosscutting Concepts.
Location: Maricopa County Cooperative Extension 4341 E. Broadway Road Phoenix, AZ 85040 See map: Google Maps
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.
Location: Maricopa County Cooperative Extension 4341 E. Broadway Road Phoenix, AZ 85040 See map: Google Maps

Gila County

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Yavapai County

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Pinal County

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Maricopa County

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

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