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teachers with microscopes

As part of this program, the Thompson Earth Systems Institute hosts a series of teacher professional development workshops. During these workshops, teachers work alongside scientists to learn the latest research trends and develop hands-on lesson plans.

COVID-19 Response:

The ongoing global health pandemic has disrupted traditional classroom learning, prompting Florida K-12 teachers to quickly mobilize, rethink their curriculum and launch their virtual classrooms.

To help with this transition, the Scientist in Every Florida School program has developed a suite of digital, on-demand K-12 resources that teachers can easily deploy using their virtual teaching platform of choice. Learn more.

Upcoming PD

Past PD

Visit these links to learn more about our past professional development workshops and to access the resources developed.

Virtual Field Trips

Teacher Webinar Series: ‘Putting The Nature of Science Into Practice’