Webinar: Earth and Space Science in the NRC Conceptual Framework for New Science Education Standards

published Jul 15, 2011 2:17pm

NRC will release the Conceptual Framework for New Science Education Standards on July 19. This document will frame the writing by Achieve, Inc. of Next Generation Science Standards. To learn more about Earth Science in the Framework, the motivations and decisions that underpin the document, the next steps in developing the new standards, and the implications for K-12 Earth Science we invite you to join a 1 hour webinar on July 25 at 1:00 Pacific Time, 2:00 Mountain Time, 3:00 Central Time, 4:00 Eastern Time with

Dr. Michael Wysession, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University

Dr. Wysession served as the Leader of the Earth and Space Design team advising the NRC on the Framework document. He is now representing the Earth and Space Sciences in the writing of the Next Generation Science Standards at Achieve, Inc.

To participate:

  • Connect to the video portion of the webinar by directing your browser to https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlp?sid=2011009&password=M.2F9496972F5B5F34758FF6278C7652. This will open a Blackboard Collaborate session with the presentation slides and interactive chat box.
  • Connect to the audio portion of the webinar by dialing in to Freeconference line 1-218-486-1600 and use the access code 341 879.

If you are not able to participate in the webinar live, you will be able to watch a screencast after the event which will be posted on the NAGT website.

This opportunity is brought to you by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers.