Professional Development

 

INFINITY offers a wide range of professional workshops for teachers on STEM related topics.  The workshops emphasize a hands-on approach to STEM that can be integrated into any curriculum.  Please see below for more information about upcoming workshops. 

  • Workshops will carry .6 CEUs through Gulf Coast Education Initiative Consortium (GCEIC). CEUs are an additional $20. All paperwork and payment will be collected on day of workshop.

  • Workshops align with NEW Mississippi and Louisiana State Science Standards as well as Next Generation Science Standards.

  • By attending these events you consent to INFINITY Science Center's photography policy

June 2, 2018: PreK Workshops - Science of Sound/Science of Shadows

INFINITY Science Center is excited to offer training for Pre K educators.  The workshops emphasize a hands-on approach to STEM that can be integrated into any curriculum.

8:00- 11:30 a.m. Science of Sound: This session will help you engage little learners by providing you with activities that encourages them to listen, notice, and identify sounds they hear around them every day.  Click here to register.

12:30 - 4:00 p.m. Science of Shadows: This training will provide activities to guide 3-5 year olds in exploring shadows. Click here to register.  

There will hands on exploration for teachers and materials for attendees to take back to the classroom. For childcare centers, each training provides 3.5 contact hours for attendees.  You can also register for a full-day with both sessions (7 contact hours) for $40 here.

Aerospace Education in the Classroom 

This professional development opportunity will allow you to learn and experience NASA's Astro Camp program. You will work side by side with NASA educators and learn how to engage your classroom students in aerospace activities. You will be a part of well tested, organized program. 

Astro Camp strives to:

Inspire future generations to learn about space explorations and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics developing pathways to STEM careers;

  • Present nationally aligned math and science principles through fun, hands-on activities through ASTRO CAMP® methodology;
  • Integrate NASA’s unique resources.
  • Spark student’s interest in learning the basics of engineering, rocketry, robotics, and supporting the NGSS alignments while having fun.

June 4-8 Aerospace Education in the Classroom - Astro Camp Click Here to register.

June 11-15 Aerospace Education in the Classroom - Astro Camp STARS Click Here to register.

June 18-22 June 18-22 Aerospace Education in the Classroom - Astro Camp - NRL SEA PERCH Click Here to register.

June 25-29 Aerospace Education in the Classroom Astro Camp Click Here to register.

July 9-13 Aerospace Education in the Classroom - Astro Camp Click Here to register.

July 16-20 Aerospace Education in the Classroom Astro Camp Click Here to register.

 

June 2018: Museum Studies

Join the education staff for a 1-week intensive study of informal science education.  This 40-hour workshop focuses on guest interaction through group demonstrations and exhibit staffing at the INFINITY Science Center. Your time will include development and field-testing of new museum curriculum, content and programming and gathering metrics of results.  This workshop carries 4.0 CEU’s through PRCC at an additional cost of $35.

Week 1 June 4-8, 2018  Click here to register.

Week 2 June 11-15, 2018 Click here to register.

Week 3 June 18-22, 2018 Click here to register.

Week 4 June 25-29, 2018 Click here to register.


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