Center for Mathematics and Science Education

The University of Mississippi

Science and Engineering Practices

Workshop Details

Grade band: K-12th

Date: June 11, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, one-hour lunch (on your own)

Location: Jackson Avenue Center, Classroom 102, Oxford, MS

Registration Deadline: June 3, 2020

Registration fee: $125, Includes 0.6 CEUs

Facilitator: Dr. Whitney Jackson

Workshop Description

What does science look like in action? Age appropriate practices of science and engineering are embedded into the MS College – and Career-Readiness Standards for Science.

Science and Engineering Practices Include:

  • Ask Questions (science) and Define Problems (engineering)
  • Develop and Use Models
  • Plan and Conduct Investigations
  • Analyze and Interpret Data
  • Use Mathematical and Computational Thinking
  • Construct Explanations (science) and Design Solutions (engineering)
  • Engage in Scientific Argument from Evidence
  • Obtain, Evaluate, and Communicate Information

Join us to examine these eight Science and Engineering Practices (SEPs) as we look at performance objectives in the grade(s) and courses you teach.

Registration Deadline: February 18, 2020