STEM Global Educator Workshop


STEM Global

STEM Global Educator Workshop

Saturday, April 27

 

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

 

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center

440 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

 

Join fellow middle and high school teachers for Washington Global Health Alliance’s STEM Global Educator Workshop. This interactive and engaging session is designed to give STEM educators free activities and curriculum resources to integrate global health into their classrooms.


What you'll do as a participant:

  • Participate in hands-on science and engineering activities aligned with Next  
  • Generation Science Standards
  • Earn seven Washington State STEM clock hours
  • Learn about career paths from global health professionals
  • Take home global health curriculum and resources to engage your students
  • Boost your knowledge of Washington’s global health community and opportunities
  • Tour the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center 

 

Audience: Middle  and high school educators.

 

Cost:  $25 includes validated parking, light breakfast, lunch, snacks and wine & cheese reception.  

 

Registration: Register below to reserve your seat before Friday, April 19.


Our Program

8:30    

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45    

Welcome

9:00    

Why Contemporary Science Topics?

9:15     

Discovery Center Tour and Field Trip Overview

10:15   

Concurrent Sessions:

 

·         Diagnostic Detective – Learn how to detect antibodies for HIV (Fred Hutch)

 

·         Special Delivery – Design a vaccine delivery solution (Pacific Science Center)

 

·         Data Driven – Using data to inform action (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation)

12:00  

Lunch Panel Discussion:  Careers in Global Health

1:15    

Drone Drop – Design, build and test a safe drop container (PATH)

3:45    

Resource Fair and Reception



This training is offered with the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and our partners: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Pacific Science Center, and PATH.

 

Explore other STEM Global resources for teachers and students on our website.


Contact Tina Vlasaty, tvlasaty@wghalliance.org with questions.


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