Matthew Stanley will teach the area’s schoolchildren about environmental issues ranging from water quality to sustainable agriculture.
In March, the Scientist in Every Florida School program coordinated its 500th classroom visit to schools in Palm Beach County.
The event celebrated the work of TESI collaborators who have excelled in Earth systems education, outreach, and communication.
Scientist in Every Florida School professional development workshop for teachers brings together fossil sharks and artificial intelligence.
On a recent visit to a Broward County classroom, scientists took students on an expedition through the Everglades.
Scientist in Every Florida School will host five paid professional development programs that focus on topics like plant pathology and silk-producing insects.
Teachers will learn from paleontologists about how they can use fossils to highlight evolution, adaptations, and climate change.
Ask the teacher what their expectations for the visit are, what they have been working on recently, and what difficulties the students might have with the content.
Teachers will run active experiments and develop lesson plans relating to improving the rice immune system in the Song Lab at UF.
The year-long program equips teachers with the tools to introduce students to AI and inspire computer science careers.