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Weather Wise Professional Development

Weather Wise

Friday, November 11 | 9 am – 12 pm

K-8 educators will conduct a temperature experiment to practice using scientific tools and making predictions. Explore evaporation, condensation, and precipitation with fun, hands-on activities. Discover what causes wind and make a tornado in a bottle. Investigate using the Vernier weather data collection tools available through CESTEM’s Technology Loan Program. Consider various ways to uncover and address students’ misconceptions. Access weather resources that are engaging for students.

  • Location: UNCW CESTEM Makerspace
  • Instructor: Pepper Hill, Science Alliance of Eastern NC
  • Credit: 0.3 CEUs
  • Fee: $10.00 (non‐refundable after 10/27)
  • Register here by October 27:https://bit.ly/cestem015-24

Burroughs Wellcome Fund PRISM Grant

Burroughs Wellcome Fund supports teaching professionals in their efforts to provide quality hands-on, inquiry-based activities for their students. The Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics awards enhance the excitement for STEM in the classroom by providing funds for materials, equipment, and supplies related to the implementation of high-quality curriculum and activities in the classroom.

This award provides up to $3,000 for one year to cover the cost of equipment, materials, and supplies. An additional $1,500 may be requested for professional development related to the implementation of new equipment or the use of materials in the classroom. Awards are made to teaching professionals that hold a professional educator's license to teach in a North Carolina K-12 public school.

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