Wade Institute for Science Education Fall Focus Workshops

Marine Environments ‘Make & Take’: Exploring the Coastal Environment in the Field and Classroom
2-day Workshop for Grades 4-12 Educators

During this two-day professional development workshop, engage with scientists in the field to explore the diversity of life in dynamic, ever changing coastal environments and discover how technology can be used to enhance the study of aquatic ecosystems. Gain experiences and ideas that will help you build your curriculum around inquiry-based science investigations and take home a collection of teaching resources, lesson plans, and easy-to-make marine sampling equipment.

Dates: Friday & Saturday, October 18th & 19th (8:30 am – 3:30 pm)
Location: National Marine Life Center (120 Main St, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532)
Cost: $350/person; $300/person if attending with at least one other teacher from your school district
PDPs: 13 PDPs are available. 

Register Online: https://www.wadeinstitutema.org/focus-workshops/


Lighting the Way with Wind and Solar: Pathways to a Sustainable Energy Future
2-day Workshop for Middle & High School Educators

Connect with scientists and educators from the Wade Institute for Science Education and Mass Audubon, gain an understanding of the power of inquiry-based learning to inspire a passion for science in students, and come away energized! Find out more about how energy, climate change, and sustainable solutions connect to the 2016 MA Science and Technology/Engineering standards. Walk away with inquiry-based activities and a kit of equipment you can use to get started with your own students.

Dates: Friday & Saturday, November 1st & 2nd, 2019 (8:30 am – 3:30 pm)
Location: Mass Audubon’s Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary (87 Perkins Row, Topsfield, MA 01983)
Cost: $300/person; $250/person if attending with at least one other teacher from your school district
PDPs: 13 PDPs are available. 

Register Online: https://www.wadeinstitutema.org/focus-workshops/