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Friday, March 1 • 11:00am - 11:45am
A Focus on Modeling in the Phenomenon-Based Classroom

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As one of the scientific practices embedded in the NGSS, developing and using models allow our students to imagine the unseen, make predictions, ask questions and develop further investigations. Taken from “Investigating and Questioning our World through Science and Technology” (IQWST), participants will observe an optical illusion phenomenon, then develop a model to explain how light interacts with things. Models are then shared, critiqued, and participants are guided to develop a consensus model.


Chris Gleason

Consultant and Professional Development Facilitator for Activate Learning, Activate Learning
I was one of the original pilot teachers during the development of IQWST. I retired after teaching science in the MS and HS for 44 years, and I am excited for the opportunity to share my passion for IQWST and the difference that being totally engaged in all aspects of science has... Read More →

Friday March 1, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am EST
Thornapple Room
  General Session, MS