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Educator Professional Development

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The Fleet Inquiry Institute for Educators

The Fleet Inquiry Institute is the educator professional development arm of the Fleet Science Center’s Education Department.  For additional information about current programs please contact the Fleet Inquiry Institute at (619) 238-1233 x722 or by email.  
 

 

Book a Workshop

The Fleet Inquiry Institute offers educator professional development programs at the Fleet Science Center, off-site at schools and at community events. Programs are offered to groups of 10 or more on any day of the week, including school breaks. Are you interested in booking a workshop for your team? Please visit Offsite Programs for Educators

 
 
 
 

Teachers Eating Pizza: Spectral Analysis

Cost: Free 
Date: June 6
Time: 5–8 p.m.
Where: Fleet Science Center

Interested in adding new space science activities to your classroom? Curious about recent and upcoming astronomical events? This afterschool workshop introduces a new hands-on activity each month. Workshop participants have access to the 7 p.m. The Sky Tonight planetarium program.

Click below for more information about monthly themes. 

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Summer Films for Educators

Date: June 21
Time: 5 p.m.
Where: Fleet Science Center

Now that the school year is reaching a conclusion, it's time to catch up on the things you didn't have time for during the school year. Start that catch-up with a discounted film and mini-workshop at the Fleet Science Center.

Click below for more information about each month's film showing.

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Summer Inquiry Institute - June 2018

Dates: June 28-30
Time: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Where: Fleet Science Center

The Summer Inquiry Institute is a three-day professional learning experience for educators in the San Diego area. Join your fellow teachers and experience inquiry as a learner, examine different approaches to hands-on learning, explore NGSS science and engineering practices (SEPs) through phenomena, engage in full scientific inquiry and consider ways to include inquiry in your own classroom.

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Summer Inquiry Institute - July 2018

Dates: July 10-12
Time: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Where: Fleet Science Center

The Summer Inquiry Institute is a three-day professional learning experience for educators in the San Diego area. Join your fellow teachers and experience inquiry as a learner, examine different approaches to hands-on learning, explore NGSS science and engineering practices (SEPs) through phenomena, engage in full scientific inquiry and consider ways to include inquiry in your own classroom.

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Teaching Neuroscience: A Backyard Brains Workshop

Cost: Free 
Date: July 21
Time: 8:30–3:30 p.m.
Where: Fleet Science Center

Thinking about including Neuroscience in your current life science, biology, anatomy and physiology, or AP biology course? Or perhaps you are thinking about starting a stand-alone Neuroscience course? Whichever it is, please join us for an all-day workshop featuring the unveiling of the first module of a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported Project Based Neuroscience curriculum from Backyard Brains (BYB).

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About the Fleet Inquiry Institute

Since its inception in 2002 the Fleet Inquiry Institute has worked with over 14,000 educators in long-term, on-site and in-classroom professional development programs. We work with community partners to create and implement K-12 grade teacher professional development based on the process of science and learning science through inquiry.

 

 


Generously sponsored in part by

Heller Foundation of San Diego