Massachusetts Association 
of Science Teachers

NRWA Watershed Investigations Course Grades 5-8

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 3:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Semester: Fitchburg State University/Summer II 2017

Course Dates: 7/10/17 - 7/14/17

Course Times: 8 am - 3:30 pm

3 Graduate Credits from Fitchburg State University

Cost $600/3 graduate credits at Fitchburg State University or $315/37.5 PDPs

Location: Groton, MA

The Nashua River Watershed Association “NRWA Watershed Investigations Course: Connecting

Watersheds and 2016 MA Science & Technology/Engineering Standards” will allow graduate level and/or in-

service teachers grades 5-8 to dissect and apply the new Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering

Standards. Candidates will practice using the publication Nashua River Watershed Investigations for Grades 5-

8: Connecting Watersheds to the 2016 MA Science and Technology/Engineering Standards, including 12

lessons ready for classroom use. Candidates will learn through hands-on outdoor science lessons, presentations

from NRWA scientists, and collaboration with peers. Candidates will also design a science unit including a self-

designed research project with measurable data collection. Outdoor excursions will include a short canoe trip,

walks through several forested areas, and explorations in a schoolyard.

Contact: To register, email MaryM@NashuaRiverWatershed.org. Deadline for registration 6/30/2017. Space is

limited. Be sure to register today to reserve your spot.


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