People and the Planet (Tucson)

When: 
July 10, 2018 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Where: 
University of Arizona, Geography, 1033 E 6th St, Tucson, AZ 85719

Workshop

People and the Planet: Hands-One Geography for a Growing Planet (Tucson)

Learn about 41 innovative activities, 18 readings and 31 infographics that are fully accessible online for middle school classrooms.  Explore such topics as : Climate change, water scarcity, global wealth inequality, and more. 

These hands-on strategies will keep you and your students engaged and emphasize real world problem solving.

Grade Level Focus:  6 - 8 But teachers of other grade levels may attend with the intent they will modify the lessons for their own teaching situations.

 

When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 | 9am - 3:00 pm

Where: University of Arizona, 1033 E 6th St, Tucson, AZ 85719

What to expect:

A download access code for Population Education’s new middle school curriculum, with over 40 lesson plans aligned to Arizona State Social Studies standards

Additional age-appropriate teaching resources and access to curriculum items

Lunch

6 recertification hours

Please bring a laptop or tablet to participate in the online activities.

 

Cost: Free but you must place a $30.00 deposit which will be returned if you attend.

 

Deadline to Register: In order to join us at this workshop, we must receive your registration, including payment, no later than 11:00 pm on Sunday, July 1, 2018.

Cancellations must be made by Sunday, July 1 or before, to have your deposit returned if you do not attend. 

Substitutions are accepted.

Because we do not control the temperature of the room or air conditioning inside, you might consider bringing a sweater (or a fan) depending on your needs for the day. 

 
Contact: 
For specific questions about the agenda for the day, contact Kate Anderson
 
For questions about the general workshop, contact Gale Ekiss