National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) 2022

Houston, TX
March 31-April 2, 2022
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From engaging presentations focused on 3-D teaching and learning, sensemaking, equity, and assessment, to lively exhibitor workshops and specially-developed Texas sessions, to a vibrant Exhibit Hall featuring the latest science teaching tools, materials, and technologies available, NSTA Houston22 is sure to provide you with the very best professional learning experience around!

Friday, April 1

Explore Free Watershed Awareness Using Technology and Environmental Research for Sustainability (WATERS) Activities for Middle School Classrooms

Carolyn Staudt, Jerry Valadez

12:30 – 1:30 PM EDT, George R. Brown Convention Center, 310A

Explore free hands-on, inquiry-based learning activities using real national and local data and models to explore how to clean, conserve, and manage local water resources.

Takeaways: Attendees will: 1. explore geographic, social, political, and environmental concepts and problems related to their watersheds; 2. use maps, models, and simulations of their environment to learn the factors involved in interacting with and protecting water in their surroundings; and 3. investigate a systems approach to problem solving through hands-on, inquiry-based watershed-related activities while incorporating national and local data and geospatial analysis.

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