Friday, March 4, 2016

3/3 MS Science Teachers

Hosted the Middle School Science Teachers at the Cambridge Innovation Center.

Some of the Highlights from Twitter:

Other Highlights:

"Thanks for today, it was really great.  You know sometimes we don't know what we really need."


"the pd yesterday was so refreshing!  It is really important for us to think outside of our normal 'boxes' in order to keep learning.  Yesterday was a great day of learning.  Thank you for listening to us and planning such an exciting day."

The agenda:

8:30 - 9:00 - Check in, Why are we at the CIC?

8:50 Phyllis Ellison: Director of Entrepreneur Services and Institutional & Corporate Partnerships CORTEX Innovation Community

Between 9 and 11 Brian Cudney, MBA Director, Chemistry, Mfg, and Cntrl Regulatory Sciences Specialty Solutions Cardinal health

9:00 - 10:00 Engineering Design progression

10:00 - 11:00 Changes/Edits to curriculum documents

Lunch - Walk to Ikea

12:00 Jen Marcus Director USG Strategic Partnerships Planet Labs AND Dan Marcus President, Radiologics and WASHU Labs manager

1:15pm Chris Ruzika Director of Business Development, St. Louis TechShop, Inc.

Department time

6th Grade
  • Finish Natural Selection SLO
  • Earth Science Check in
  • MAJORITY OF TIME: Steger School-wide Project
7th Grade
  • Add engineering experiences tied to existing units (develop scales, goals, assessments?)
  • Energy goals?(water cycle, predicting weather, etc.)
  • Add new ‘forces and motions’ goals to weather
  • common assessment for weather
8th Grade
  • Formatives and summatives creation and revision
  • Develop CORE Experiences, Field Trips, Activities, Inquiries
  • reflection on chemistry and forces units.  
  • Core experiences for wave energy.  (discuss and adjust)

2:30 WRAP UP

Summer hours needed
June 9th and 10th
June 13 14 15
3 hours each day = 9 hours total
June 20, 21, 22


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