University of Minnesota

Citizen Science Research for Teachers-Level 2

Classroom Leadership and Citizen Science
June 19-21, 2017

Summer Course Dates: June 19-21

Location: University of Minnesota, St. Paul campus

Instructors: Rob Blair, Karen Oberhauser, Sarah Weaver, Saint Paul Public Schools and Anoka Hennepin Public Schools

Past citizen science participants of UMN Monarch Lab programs have the opportunity to enrich classroom practice with a closer look at science process and the tools to share these with  colleagues.  Discuss and practice skills that are challenging to teach citizen science in the classroom and how to connect evidence to reasoning. As practicioners we can work together to guide students to the next level of a full field investigations!

$300 stipend and 1 graduate credit– for you AND $150 for a colleague from your building/district. Collaborating colleagues will work with you at your school-site during the school year. No summer commitment for your colleague.

Two School Year Saturday Meetings (October & November)

  • Explore effective use of the Mini-investigation, the Good Question lesson, and more on Claims, Evidence and Reasoning.

Three Meetings with Colleagues (on-site at your school):

  •  Support a colleague in implementing citizen science and science process techniques
  •  Use leadership skills with tools provided by UMN Monarch Lab, and co-instructors from Saint Paul Public Schools and Anoka-Hennepin Public Schools


To Apply:

For more information, email Sarah Weaver

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