Document Type

Conference Paper/Presentation

Conference

Presented at the NCSSS 2019 Professional Conference

Publication Date

11-2019

Disciplines

Biology | Curriculum and Instruction | Science and Mathematics Education

Abstract

Science is a collaborative endeavor, where most of the significantly influential advances are achieved by groups of scientists working together across varying institutions and disciplines. To reflect this, we should offer opportunities for our students to learn, research, and communicate with their peers. In this workshop, we share models that we have found successful for designing opportunities, as well as ideas for topics that promote real world application and cross disciplinary work for students, drawing from our experiences with the International Student Science Fair and other international strategies. We will help interested teachers in developing their own working groups to take ideas and plans back to their own institutions.

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