Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators (EiE)


October 8


08:30 am - 03:30 pm

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ASSET STEM Education


ASSET STEM Education (or Virtually)

2403 Sidney Street Suite 800, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15203

Insects, Plants, and Agricultural Engineering for Elementary Students

Best of Bugs is a Life Science module where students explore and discuss the field of agricultural engineering, the role of insects in the natural system of pollination, and the technologies of hand pollination and Integrate Pest Management (IPM).

During this course, participants will:

  • Engage in three-dimensional learning for developing disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices, and cross cutting concepts
  • Participate as an adult learner to experience investigations and science and engineering content
  • Share teaching strategies to support literacy and inquiry-based learning
  • Identify the learning goals in the module and how the investigations support the Big Ideas
  • Examine assessment opportunities
  • Develop notebook as a resource