Our purpose is to improve science education
by deepening the content knowledge of educators in various
fields of science, informing teachers of current scientific
research, and modeling effective classroom pedagogy for
Physical Science: 4th and 5th Grade Institute** July 18-22, 2005 at Sonoma State University
This institute will enhance teacher academic content knowledge and teaching strategies in physical science
through hands-on experiences. Content focus is aligned with the 4th or 5th grade science standards and will
focus on batteries and bulbs and the Periodic Table. Course meets 7 hours per day (9am-5pm) for 5 days. Open to all 4th
or 5th grade teachers, and on a limited basis future teachers planning on teaching 4th and 5th grade. Open to
others as space permits.
Facilitators: Joanne del Corral, SSU Physics, and Sharon Janulaw, North Bay Science Project.
**This institute is co-sponsored by the North Bay Science Project.