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The Innovate to Mitigate Challenge

October 4, 2019

CALLING ALL STEM TEACHERS OF GRADES 7 – 12!

Love to teach environmental science? Want to support problem-based learning? Challenge your students to design and test innovations that address climate change by reducing greenhouse gases. Students submit a video and paper online, talk about their ideas with scientists, and earn the chance to win a prize.

Check the website for details: Innovatetomitigate.org 

TIMELINE:  Oct 4th 2019 – Mar 25th 2020

POSSIBLE SCHOOL CONTEXTS 

  • As part or whole of your course elective  
  • As a final middle or high school graduation project 
  • As an independent study project 
  • As a free-choice option conducted by students in out-of-school time, and mentored by you

TEACHER SUPPORTS 

  • Three, two-hour webinars for project orientation, review of materials, strategies for supportingPBL
  • Ongoing, peer-to-peer support in mentored online discussions to share practices with other teachers 
  • Weekly virtual “office hours” for answers to specific questions or challenges
  • Professional Development Points for hours spent on the project.

View past submissions: https://innovate2015.videohall.com

Ready to sign up? http://bit.ly/2YUf5cV 

Email questions to innovate_mitigate@terc.edu

This project is funded by the National Science Foundation under grant #1908117.

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Date:
October 4, 2019
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Website:
https://external-wiki.terc.edu/display/innovate2/

Organizer

TERC
Email:
gilly_puttick@terc.edu
Website:
https://www.terc.edu/