What’s so phenomenal about phenomena?

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You’ve probably heard about phenomenon-based instruction. Figure out what this actually means and how it’s embodied in an NGSS-designed curriculum.

Embedded and immersive engineering

Date: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 3 p.m. ET

Join this session to discover how engineering is seamlessly integrated into the Amplify Science curriculum across grades K–8. Join the curriculum designers from UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science to experience their cutting-edge approach to engineering and its connections to the NGSS.

Amplify Science for grades K–5

Date: Thursday, December 3
Time: 3 p.m. ET

Amplify Science for grades 6–8

Date: Thursday, December 5
Time: 3 p.m. ET

In these webinars, senior leaders from the Lawrence Hall of Science provide background on the development of the NGSS-designed Amplify Science, including the philosophy, pedagogy, and research basis.

Amplify Science experts will conduct a walkthrough of the phenomena-based program, highlighting the unit structure and key features of Amplify’s science program. The session ends with questions from participants about the program.

Lead with phenomena and the three dimensions will follow

Date: Tuesday, December 10
Time: 3 p.m. ET

Explore how instructional sequences designed around real-world problems can lead students to figure out phenomena using the three dimensions of science and engineering. Leaders from UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science will deliver this interactive presentation to showcase an example from the Hall’s research-based pedagogy and curriculum.