Concept of Energy Workshop for MS Teachers March 28 and April 4
Submitted by Don Donovan
A Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers Professional Development Opportunity for Middle School Teachers
Two, 2 hour afternoon sessions devoted to the concept of energy.
Meeting #1 will be investigating work, gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy.
Meeting #2 we will investigate heat energy- heat transfer and phase change.
In these sessions, teachers will be introduced to a variety of lab activities and demonstrations to help students grasp the very difficult concept of energy. Teachers will be expected to help create a comprehensive lesson plan to bring back to their classes. They will implement what has been discussed into their classes and then regroup in a sharing session at the MAST conference November 2nd, 2006. Teachers who attend both sessions, complete the lesson plan implementation and attend the call-back in Nov. will be eligible for 10 Content PDP's
Who: Don Donovan, Upper School Science Dept. Head at Thayer Academy will be leading the sessions. For questions, e-mail email@example.com
Where: Thayer Academy in Braintree
When: Tuesday March 28th and Tuesday April 4th; 4-6 PM
Cost: $20/MAST members $40/nonmembers (includes membership)
To Register: Mail a check for the registration fee made out to MAST to:
745 Washington St.
Braintree, MA 02048