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2 Code.Org Workshops: CS Discoveries (6th-10th) and CS Principles (9th-12th)
As an established K-12 Code.Org computer science hub for Louisiana, Capital Area STEM will be offering professional learning opportunities for teachers and others this summer (CS Discoveries for grades 6th-10th and CS Principles for grades 9th-12th) in July 11-15 at the EBRPSS Professional Development Center. Hands-on experiences and curriculum!
WaterMarks 360 Virtual Middle School Coastal Science Teacher Workshop
Hey Teachers! Want to learn how to incorporate coastal restoration and environmental science into your classroom? Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) is offering free professional development opportunities for their WaterMarks360: Caminada Experience Virtual Field Trip & Curriculum Guide! Limited spots available, so complete the interest form today! CWPPRA will contact eligible educators about their enrollment.
Alzheimer’s Teacher Workshop (LSU Engineering)
What are the causes of Alzheimer’s disease? How do scientists and engineers work together to develop better treatments and prevention strategies?
In this two-day workshop, participants will learn how engineers are helping to combat this disease through improved imaging and diagnostic techniques. Learn about the research being conducted in this field by Dr. Manas Gartia, associate professor of mechanical engineering at LSU.
• tour cutting-edge laboratories
• receive a 3D-printed model of the human brain
• develop a lesson plan or activity to use in your classroom
• earn a $500 stipend for participation