Teacher workshops at NSTA by Project NEURON

Get ready, because it’s almost time for the National Science Teacher’s Association conference in Nashville, Tennessee! This year, Project NEURON is offering three workshops for educators. We hope to see you there!

Wake Up Students with Actvities on the Genetics of Sleep Cycles

Friday, April 1
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Omni Nashville Hotel, Legends G

Explore free interactive Project NEURON activities on genetics and health, including a game about cutting-edge research on epigenetics and a student-driven investigative case study. Hands-On Workshop; 9–12, College

A Practical Guide for Aligning Existing Materials to the NGSS: The EQuIP Rubric

Saturday April 2
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Omni Nashville Hotel, Legends G

Developers and teachers: Want to better align your curriculum to the NGSS? Gain experience and advice while evaluating an example lesson from Project NEURON. Hands-On Workshop; 9–12, College

From Memorization to Modeling: Reconceptualizing Teaching about Cellular Division

Sunday April 3
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Music City Center, 103-A

Experience activities that use modeling to teach about cellular division, and leave with ideas for modifying curriculum materials to better meet the NGSS. Hands-on Workshop; Grades 9–12