Teacher Opportunity: The Innovate to Mitigate Challenge

Teacher Opportunity: The Innovate to Mitigate Challenge

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CALLING ALL STEM TEACHERS OF GRADES 7 – 12!

Love to teach environmental science? Want to support problem-based learning? Challenge your students to design and test innovations that address climate change by reducing greenhouse gases. Students submit a video and paper online, talk about their ideas with scientists, and earn the chance to win a prize.

Check the website for details: Innovatetomitigate.org

 

TIMELINE:  Oct 4th 2019 – Mar 25th 2020

October 4th: Team sign up deadline

 

POSSIBLE SCHOOL CONTEXTS

    • As part or whole of your course elective  
    • As a final middle or high school graduation project 
    • As an independent study project 
    • As a free-choice option conducted by students in out-of-school time, and mentored by you

TEACHER SUPPORTS

    • Three, two-hour webinars for project orientation, review of materials, strategies for supporting PBL
    • Ongoing, peer-to-peer support in mentored online discussions to share practices with other teachers 
    • Weekly virtual “office hours” for answers to specific questions or challenges
    • Professional Development Points for hours spent on the project. 

 

View past submissions: https://innovate2015.videohall.com

For more information visit the Innovate to Mitigate webpage.

 

Opportunities
OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

Deadline: 

Friday, October 4, 2019

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