*Food and beverages served at 4:30pm*
In this minicourse, the new standards, specifically for grades 1, 3 and 6-8, will be explored using the content area of heredity. Ideas about the role DNA plays in transmitting traits from generation to generation will be developed using effective 3-dimensional science teaching practices. These teaching practices can be transferred to any subject and are necessary to teach to the new standards.
The new science standards are here and the new assessment are on their way! In this 12-hour minicourse, we will develop ideas about the role DNA plays in transmitting traits from generation to generation and discover why organisms are similar but not exactly the same as their parents. The ideas and pedagogy in this course will help prepare you for teaching to the new standards.