Modeling

The Baxter Symposium

November 8, 2019

The Baxter Symposium is an event designed to excite and inspire teachers to bring cutting-edge life science activities to their classrooms. We accomplish this by providing a day of real-world science and hands-on lab activities that show life sciences in the 21st century are exciting and amazing!

Attendees will have the chance to:

  • Connect with scientists and hear about their cutting-edge research.
  • Try out hands-on, NGSS-aligned curriculum modules led by educators who have successfully used them in their classrooms.
  • Attend a free event for high school & middle school teachers.
  • Receive FREE lab materials for all attendees!
  • Enter lab equipment give-aways!
  • Earn 6 CPDUs.

A Note on Location: This year’s Baxter Symposium will be held at Lindblom Math & Science Academy in Chicago, Illinois to celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary and Lindblom's 100th Year!

For the schedule and information from last year's Symposium, CLICK HERE.

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CPS Biology Framework Series - Unit 2 Part 2

November 29, 2017

Facilitators: Jenny Sarna & Joshua Paschedag, Chicago Public SchoolsDepartment of STEM

HS Biology teachers across the district are invited to participate in day-long learning around implementing NGSS-aligned Biology instructional materials which incorporate high-quality instructional practices. Participants will deepen understanding of modeling pedagogy and consider the role of models in constructing explanations about matter and energy cycling.

CPS Biology Framework Series - Unit 2

October 4, 2017

Facilitators: Jenny Sarna & Joshua Paschedag, Chicago Public SchoolsDepartment of STEM

HS Biology teachers across the district are invited to participate in day-long learning around implementing NGSS-aligned Biology instructional materials which incorporate high-quality instructional practices. Participants will deepen understanding of modeling pedagogy and consider the role of models in constructing explanations about matter and energy cycling.