Oregon Science Teachers Association
 
 

How Are You Hearing Me? Engaging Students in a 3D NGSS Learning Progression

  • October 13, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus, 12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219
  • 21

Registration

Instructors: Bradford Hill & Matt McCollum
Location: Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus
Audience: High School

This workshop aims to engage participants in a cell phone and telecommunications project. This 3D learning progression, like the 5 others that make up the Patterns Approach to Physics, integrates PBL, modeling, and the science and engineering practices. 


We begin with the phenomenon of a cell phone call where the student asks, "how are you hearing me?" That launches us into telecommunications and a learning progression that targets all the NGSS wave PEs, and how the ear works. In addition, participants will code a simple app to first encode binary digital information and then decode it back into a text message.


4 Professional Development Units to be provided upon completion.


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OSTA Registrar

4110 SE Hawthorne Blvd, #1025

Portland, OR 97214-5246


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Refund/Cancellation Policy:  Refund requests must be in writing and must be postmarked/timestamped 10 days before the event. Registration cancellations are subject to a $20 processing fee.  Send any requests to the registrar at registrar@oregonscience.org, or to the address above.


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