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Thursday, April 28 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
A Model for a PBL Community-Based Science Course

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Join this session where students will present a model for their project based learning biology class. The focus is on authentic application of science skills and knowledge in their community. These students engage science professionals and other science students while participating in science competitions and conferences. Students track their progress towards mastery of science skills and content in a gradual release model for personalized learning. Some example projects you will learn about are: Wisconsin Water Action Volunteers, Modeling a Protein Story, WInSTEP, and the students' planetarium show.

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Dwight Osmon

Science Facilitator, Waukesha STEM Academy - Saratoga
Dwight Osmon is a Science Facilitator at the Waukesha STEM Academy-Saratoga Campus. He uses Biology and Earth Science as content models to teach 7th and 8th grade learners essential science skills. Education is Dwight's second career. He worked as an Environmental Scientist/Biologist... Read More →


Thursday April 28, 2016 2:30pm - 3:15pm CDT
Sandstone 89