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Model My Watershed 2015 - Teaching Environmental Sustainability

The Concord Consortium, the Stroud Water Research Center, the Central Valley Science Project and SAM Academy are pleased to announce the Teaching Environmental Sustainability-Model My Watershed (TES-MMW) workshop, a project funded by the National Science Foundation.  Participants and their students will use free portal-based activities that employ maps and models to study their own school’s watershed; teachers will participate in two summer face-to-face workshops and two online courses.  TES-MMW activities support NGSS and Math Common Core.  Teachers will receive a stipend for participating. 

This program is for California’s Central Valley middle and high school science teachers whose curriculum includes watershed studies, and who are willing and available to participate in all TES-MMW workshop and online activities that include:

  • 3-day workshop in Sanger/Fresno, CA, June 23-25, 2015 (travel and housing reimbursed by grant).
  • 2015-16 academic year: 2 online courses for teachers; 6 class periods of activities with your students.
  • 2-day workshop in Sanger/Fresno, CA, last week of June 2016 (dates TBD; travel and housing reimbursed). 
  • Completion of all research activities required for NSF funding (see consent form, pp. 2-3)
  • $1,000 stipend upon completion of all components

Applications (all parts) are due May 29, 2015. For more information contact Jerry Valadez, jvaladez@csufresno.edu.


District Consent (required) - March_19_v4_TES-MMW_1869_Authorization_Form.doc

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