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Monday, January 20, 2020

7:45 AM – 4:00 PM

Martin Luther College 

1995 Luther Ct, New Ulm MN

The Southwest Minnesota Principals’ Conference is sponsoring a one-day conference dedicated to excellence in teaching science to children and adolescents.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CONFERENCE

KEYNOTE AND DISCUSSION

Why Teaching Science in Our Lutheran Schools Is Vital – Prof. Dan Fenske and Prof. Greg Diersen

SMALL GROUP PRESENTATIONS

Section 1

  • Inquiry-Based Science (Grades PreK-2)
  • Using Children’s Literature to Teach Science (Grades PreK-2)
  • Guided Inquiry Based Science (All Grades)
  • The 3 Stages of STEM (All Grades)
  • Using Desktop Investigations in Science: A Three-Dimensional Approach (All Grades)
  • Controversial topics in Science (All Grades)
  • Teaching Evolution in the Lutheran School (All Grades)

Section 2

  • Inquiry-Based Science (Grades PreK-2)
  • Using Children’s Literature to Teach Science (Grades PreK-2)
  • Guided Inquiry Based Science (All Grades)
  • The 3 Stages of STEM (All Grades)
  • Using Desktop Investigations in Science: A Three-Dimensional Approach (All Grades)
  • Controversial topics in Science (All Grades)
  • Teaching Evolution in the Lutheran School (All Grades)

Section 3

  • Early Childhood (PreK-K)
  • Grades 1 & 2
  • Grades 3 & 4
  • Grades 5 & 6
  • Grades 7 & 8
  • Grades 9 – 12

FACULTY DISCUSSION

Cost is $45 per person (includes refreshments and lunch)