Educator Events

Fostering the Sense of Wonder: Using Exploration to Teach Scientific Practices and Principles

How can we foster the sense of wonder and love of learning in our students? Discover innovative strategies to use exploration and student driven learning to not only inspire life-long learning but to build meaningful and engaging science lessons.

Aquarium of the Bay thanks the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation for their support of this workshop.

Please note: There will be two sessions of the same workshop, so please select the date and location that work best for you. This workshop is most appropriate for elementary school teachers, but is also open to secondary teachers, school support staff, and informal educators. The first 20 participants who sign up for each respective date will receive a stipend.

This workshop will be available:
• Wednesday November 12th from 4:30-7:30 PM at the EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park
• Thursday November 20th from 4:30-7:30 PM at Aquarium of the Bay

RSVP by filling out the registration form here.


Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists Through Our Local Waters

Water is essential to all living things, connecting everything on Earth, and is a common thread that flows through all disciplines of science. Discover how to use our local waters as a lens to create meaningful NGSS-ready science curriculum. Delve into the Next Generation Science Standards and local aquatic ecosystems, and explore ways to integrate these two powerful tools to foster science learning in your classroom.

Aquarium of the Bay thanks the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation for their support of this workshop.

Please note: There will be two sessions of the same workshop, so please select the date and location that work best for you. This workshop is most appropriate for elementary and middle school teachers, but is also open to high school teachers, school support staff, and informal educators. The first 10 participants who sign up for each respective date will receive a stipend.

This workshop is available:
• Tuesday December 9th from 5:00-8:00 PM at Aquarium of the Bay’s Bay Theater
• Tuesday January 13th from 4:30-7:30 PM, at the Meeting Room of the Richmond Branch of the San Francisco Public Library

RSVP by filling out the registration form here.

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