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Thursday, March 2 • 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Solving Human Problems Through Virtual Field Trips & The Engineering Design Process

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Participants in this session will actively engage in the Engineering Design Process through a virtual field trip to the Brookfield Zoo. Emphasis will be on using three dimensional learning to solve a real human problem. This session targets NGSS: 1LS1 "Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs." However, practices can be applied at any grade level.


Marjorie Baker

Marjorie Baker is the School Programs Coordinator at the Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo. Marjorie manages the Institute of Science Teaching Excellence, develops and teaches classes focusing on NGSS, provides RTOP evaluations and classroom coaching and mentoring, and collaborates with school and community partners to facilitate program growth, and supervises instructors for school classes at Brookfield Zoo. A former science teacher in... Read More →

Thursday March 2, 2017 1:30pm - 4:00pm
ACT Oriole B

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