Registration is now OPEN: Change The Story Workshops

July 9-10, 2024

Norfolk State University

July 16-17, 2024

James Madison University

July 23-24, 2024

Longwood University

July 9-10, 2024

Norfolk State University

July 16-17, 2024

James Madison University

July 23-24, 2024

Longwood University

Instructional Materials

Math Materials

Science Materials

Inquiry and Sensemaking Workshop
Phenomena Resources

A phenomenon is simply an observable event.  In the science classroom a carefully chosen phenomenon can drive student inquiry.  Phenomena add relevance to the science classroom showing students science in their own world.  A good phenomenon is observable, interesting, complex, and aligned to the appropriate standard.

The Wonder of Science

Phenomena for NGSS

Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning Templates
Science and Engineering Practices (SEP)
Graphic Organizers and Templates - SEPs

Wonder of Science

Asking Questions – Google Draw

Developing and Using Models – Google Draw

Planning and Carrying Out Investigations – Google Draw

Analyzing & Interpreting Data – Google Draw

Using Mathematics & Computational Thinking – Google Draw

Constructing Explanations – Google Draw

Engaging in Argument from Evidence – Google Draw

Other Modeling Tools and Templates

Zoom In Google Draw

Syringe Template (Example)

Observe-Wonder

Graphic organizers - Concepts

Cause and Effect – Google Draw

Cause and Effect (version 2) Google Draw

Patterns – Google Draw

Systems and System Models – Google Draw or PDF

Structure and Function – Google Draw or PDF

Structure and Environment – Google Draw or PDF

Energy and Matter – Google Draw or PDF

Scale, Proportion, and Quantity – Google Draw or PDF

Stability and Change – Google Draw or PDF