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Abstract Details (PID = P129)
Title:Promoting Science Literacy through Science Current Events (P129)
Description:By implementing Science Current Events in 8th grade, teachers have the opportunity to promote science literacy as well as assess several common core standards including Reading Information Text (RI) and Speech & Language(SL) standards. Student topic choice, develops student interest and fosters credible source usage. Students use pre-presentation worksheet to obtain information and develop a GIST summary to include current event 'what' and 'why' important. Presentation guidelines direct students on slide content and common core criteria assessed.
Subject:Science Literacy
Intended Audience:Grades 6-8
Aligned with NGSS:No
NGSS Level:Any Level - Presentation applicable to attendees at any level of NGSS Experience.
Type of Presentation:Lecture - Presenter(s) will primarily present information via a lecture, PowerPoint, video, etc.
Primary Presenter Detail
Presenter - 1 / Title:Susan Merten, MS Science Teacher
School/Organization:Alphonsus Academy & Center for the Arts
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Presenter - 2 / Title:Katie Mott, Literacy Coach
School/Organization:Alphonsus Academy & Center for the Arts
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Schedule Details
Room:162
Day:Mon
Time:10:30 AM
Length:50 min
Room Setup:Classrm - 2U / 40 people