July 18-22: Wade Institute: Summer Professional Development, grades 3-8 educators


Rivers to Range: Exploring the Geology of the Pioneer Valley

A Professional Development Institute for Grades 3-8 Educators
Description: Known for its basalt flows, mountain ranges, dinosaur footprints, and fertile soils, the Pioneer Valley exhibits a rich history of geologic change. You will explore opportunities for integrating science and math as you learn about the geologic history of the Pioneer Valley. You will visit local field sites, delve into museum collections, and participate in inquiry-based, standards-driven investigations and investigate how your modern landscape can provide clues to a very different past.
Dates: July 18th – 22nd, 2022 (8:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET)
Collaborating Partners: Beneski Museum of Natural History; Hitchcock Center for the Environment; Springfield Science Museum; The Trustees of Reservations