Coweta Science Update

September 2018

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Science World Tour 2018-2019

If your school hasn't gotten on the Science World Tour Calendar, email me! I have resources to share and can help your school meet its goals in science and literacy. I'll come visit during your planning period or before/after school or during a planning day. We can talk collaborating on a lesson plan or co-teaching. We can look at your school science data and more! Don't miss out!

Science Google Classroom Codes

Don't miss out on new resources and freebies! Join the Science Google Classrooms! Use the class codes listed below.


Elementary: uz7l4 (that's a lowercase L...not a 1)

Middle: wumkvdb

High: s0ei0d (those are zeros...not Os)

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Coweta Innovation Expo Lesson Plans

I've had loads of requests to help get teachers and students ready for the Coweta Innovation Expo. If you're looking for ideas on how to get started, may I suggest the Georgia Tech K-12 Inventure Prize lesson plans? They're great for helping provide structure for the idea creation process.

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Graphs, Graphs, Graphs

Graphs are a powerful visual way to communicate a data set quickly. Analyzing graphs is not only part of our science curriculum, its also a necessary job skill for almost every employee. If you take a trip to any of our local businesses, you'll be sure to see graphs just about everywhere. The New York Times has partnered with the American Statistical Association to provide weekly graphs for teachers and student to examine and discuss. Its free. Learn more about the service here. You can access all of the graphs using this site. https://www.nytimes.com/column/whats-going-on-in-this-graph
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Upcoming Professional Development

West GA RESA STEM Conference

Thursday, Sep. 13th, 8am to Friday, Sep. 14th, 4pm

2443 Highway 54 West

Peachtree City, GA

One of the best STEM conferences around! If STEM/STEAM is on your agenda for this year check it out! For every 5 teachers who attend from your school, one of your administrators can attend for FREE! More info about the conference here! https://www.wgaresastemconference.com/

Instructional Technology Training: NearPod

Thursday, Sep. 27th, 4-5pm

167 Werz Industrial Boulevard

Newnan, GA

Want to know more about NearPod? Come learn from teachers who have used it successfully in their classrooms and why they love it! Register Here

Elementary Argumentation, Modeling & Constructing Explanations in GSE Science

Monday, Oct. 15th, 9am-3pm

99 Brown School Drive

Grantville, GA

This session will focus on linking science and literacy through argumentation, modeling, and explanations. This session is friendly to those just starting their GSE Science journey as well as those who are further along. Use this link to register

MS & HS Argumentation, Modeling & Constructing Explanations in GSE Science

Tuesday, Oct. 16th, 9am-3pm

99 Brown School Drive

Grantville, GA

This session will focus on linking science and literacy through argumentation, modeling, and explanations. This session is friendly to those just starting their GSE Science journey as well as those who are further along. Use this link to register

Comments, Concerns, Questions?

Please contact Dr. Donald White with any questions or comments.