Place-based Science for Educators: Home




Welcome to the Course!

I’m very excited to have you be a part of our course!  In the coming days, we will learn a variety of place-based skills, frameworks, and content that you can adapt to your classroom.

You can navigate to the different parts of our course website using the links on the left side of this page.  Modules will links will become clickable as we proceed through the course. 

If questions or challenges arise, please feel free to send me an email.  I look forward to getting to know you all!

Well wishes,


Course Overview

Module 1

Dates: Mon, July 10 – Tues, July 11

Theme: Starting Place-based Science Investigations

Assignments: Intro slides and Wonder Journal #1

Live Zoom Session: Tues, July 11, 3:00 – 4:30PM

Module 2

Dates: Weds, July 12 – Fri, July 14

Theme: Reading the Local Landscape

Assignments: Wonder Journal #2 and Place Plan initial ideas

Live Zoom Session: Fri, July 14, 3:00 – 4:30PM

Module 3

Dates: Mon, July 17 – Tues, July 18

Theme: Integrating Art and Science

Assignments: Wonder Journal #3 and Place Plan Outline

Live Zoom Session: Tues, July 18 , 3:00 – 4:30PM

Module 4

Dates: Weds, July 19 – Fri, July 21

Theme: Finalizing Your Place Plan

Assignments: Final Place Plan and Course Evaluations

Live Zoom Session: Thurs, July 20, 3:00 – 4:30PM