Secondary Scientific and Engineering Practices
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The recently adopted science TEKS affect the science curriculum both in concepts (addition and removal) and thinking. One of the biggest changes to the new TEKS is the move to scientific and engineering practices. These standards are designed to help students make connections between science and engineering, and engage in the practice of investigating and designing in order to answer questions and solve problems. This workshop is designed to increase student exploration and promote hands-on experiences as opposed to only following a prescriptive process. We will learn about the new TEKS and walk through some experiences that focus on designing labs and solutions, analyzing and interpreting data, and developing evidence-based explanations and solutions. You will leave with resources that target the development of these scientific and engineering thinking skills throughout the school year.
This workshop is for Kilgore ISD only. If you would like to schedule a similar workshop for your district, email James at firstname.lastname@example.org
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