© 2018 Science Council of New York City

Events

There’s so much going on in our area for Science Education!

Keep checking this page for a variety of events that may be of interest to you as you look for ideas for field trips, competitions, scholarships, and more!  Please note that although the following links are related to events that may be of interest to our members, they are not sponsored nor endorsed by SCoNYC.  

Key to symbols:    = For Children   = Class Trips   = For Educators   = For Families

Spring 2018:

Temporary position (1 to 4 years) open at NSF in the Division of Research on Learning     (Deadline is April 23  The NSF/EHR Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings has a search for a program officer in science education. The job posting can be found here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/494808400. The closing date for this position is 4/23/18. This temporary position (IPA/VSEE/Fed Temp) addresses science education broadly. In other words, the candidate can have a specialization in any science or science-related focus, such as science identity. As stated in the job description, we seek applicants who are able to demonstrate knowledge of, and a record of contributing to, STEM education in the broad area of science learning and teaching; demonstrate knowledge of research related to how educational experiences in K-12 and/or informal settings can enhance STEM workforce and career development; and demonstrate research, analytical and technical writing expertise as evidenced by publications and other documents.. Landmark Bushwick Breuckelen Beer Tour :   (April 28: 4pm - 7pm)   Join beer aficionado Chris Heuberger on a guided walking tour of Brewers Row dating from when Bushwick, Brooklyn was the brewing center of America. Critical to Bushwick's success was its ready access to quality water from the Ridgewood Reservoir and hops grown in upstate New York. Learn stories of the breweries, beer, and people that made Bushwick into such a thriving brewing powerhouse. Come walk that history and see the 19th-century historic brewery buildings built when Bushwick was a lively hub for the beer culture of German-speaking immigrants. And of course, we'll end at one of the area's newest breweries, Interboro, to enjoy a pint and celebrate the triumphant return of brewing to Brooklyn. Light rain, we walk. Heavy rain postpones until Sunday April 29th, 2018..    Watershed Forestry Institute for Teachers July 15-19 (Deadline is May 4)   The 2018 Watershed Forestry Institute for Teachers (WFIT) is a FREE, 24-CTLE credit hour program for 4- 8th grade teachers and non-formal educators working in NYC and the upstate NYC Watershed.   Come spend 5 days & 4 nights at our "summer camp for adults" where you'll explore the forests, waters, science, history, and world-famous partnerships of the NYC Watershed and water supply system. You'll stay in cabins, practice over 20 hands-on activities, go on field trips to forests and reservoirs, help mill a log into timber, and get trained in Project Learning Tree and Project WET curricula. WFIT is also a prerequisite for our Green Connections Program, which supports year-long partnerships between watershed and city classrooms. WFIT 2018 is held the Taconic Outdoor Education Center in Cold Spring, NY and hosted by the Watershed Agricultural Council. For more info and to apply by Friday, May 4th at 5pm, check out our flyer, visit our website or contact Tyler Van Fleet, Watershed Educator, at education@nycwatershed.org. CDC Science Ambassador 2-day Regional Trainings:      (Various Dates throughout the Spring)    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recruiting teachers and education leaders to bring public health into classrooms across the United States and beyond. CDC is partnering with the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to offer three, 2-day Science Ambassador regional training workshops FREE OF COST. Learn strategies to teach public health concepts and inspire interest in public heath careers. Who:  Teachers and educational leaders Where/When:    Seattle, WA: March 19-20, 2018    Chapel Hill, NC: March 28-29, 2018    St. Louis, MO: April 26-27, 2018 What:  Topics covered include:    Population health: Opioid overdose epidemic & obesity epidemic    Infectious disease: Pandemic Influenza, One Health, and zoonotic disease    Applied Epidemiology: Investigating an outbreak like a disease detective    Public health careers: The path to becoming a disease detective NYC H2O Water Ecology & Engineering Field Trips  (Various Dates: Spring 2018 NYC H2O offers free Water Engineering and Ecology Field trips in all 5 boroughs. Our field trip sites are: Central Park Reservoir, Manhattan Jerome Park Reservoir, Bronx Ridgewood Reservoir, Brooklyn High Bridge, Bronx & Manhattan Silver Lake Reservoir, Staten Island Lemon Creek, Staten Island Baisley Pond, Queens Plumb Beach, Brooklyn Reservoirs:  Each reservoir has its own dramatic story. NYC H2O's talented team engages students in hands-on outdoor activities that show how reservoirs were constructed for NYC's water system. Students learn how parks and trees protect reservoirs as part of experiencing these seldom visited, public 'natural' treasures. Wetlands:  NYC H2O's field trips to Lemon Creek, Staten Island, and Plumb Beach, Brooklyn, give students the opportunity to explore fresh and salt water wetlands and discover the crucial role these environments play in supporting harbor ecology and mitigating storm surges. Opportunity with Accelerate Learning  Ongoing Spring 2018   Recently left the Science Classroom? Retired? Are You Interested in Teaching Teachers?? Become a STEMscopes Trainer!! We are looking for passionate science educators with availability during August and the school year to train on the implementation of the award winning, digital science curriculum, STEMscopes™. We serve Pre-K through high school teachers. This is a consultant position with the Professional Services Team that allows you to make your own schedule and has opportunities to grow with the company, Accelerate Learning Inc. For more information and interest please send your resume and inquiries to pd@acceleratelearning.com. To learn more about our products please go to www.acceleratelearning.com. 5177 Richmond Ave. Suite 1025 Houston, TX 77056 Thank you in advance for your help and please contact me with questions. Ongoing Events Lists from Ingrid Buntschuh Ongoing Updates   Follow the link to a Google Drive Share containing regularly updated lists of events for HS Science Teachers.  The list contains dozens of pages that offer a wealth of information including event descriptions, dates, times, and links to resources for more information.  Please note that these opportunities are not necessarily endorsed by the NYCDOE or SCoNYC.  It is well worth checking the list regularly. Check back often for exciting events  Dates TBA   More information coming soon
© 2018 Science Council of New York City

Events

There’s so much going on in

our area for Science Education!

Keep checking this page for a variety of events that may be of interest to you as you look for ideas for field trips, competitions, scholarships, and more!  Please note that although the following links are related to events that may be of interest to our members, they are not sponsored nor endorsed by SCoNYC.  

Key to symbols:    = For Children   = Class

Trips   = For Educators   = For Families

Spring 2018:

Temporary position (1 to 4 years) open at NSF in the Division of Research on Learning     (Deadline is April 23  The NSF/EHR Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings has a search for a program officer in science education. The job posting can be found here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/4948084 00. The closing date for this position is 4/23/18. This temporary position (IPA/VSEE/Fed Temp) addresses science education broadly. In other words, the candidate can have a specialization in any science or science-related focus, such as science identity. As stated in the job description, we seek applicants who are able to demonstrate knowledge of, and a record of contributing to, STEM education in the broad area of science learning and teaching; demonstrate knowledge of research related to how educational experiences in K-12 and/or informal settings can enhance STEM workforce and career development; and demonstrate research, analytical and technical writing expertise as evidenced by publications and other documents.. Landmark Bushwick Breuckelen Beer Tour :   (April 28: 4pm - 7pm)   Join beer aficionado Chris Heuberger on a guided walking tour of Brewers Row dating from when Bushwick, Brooklyn was the brewing center of America. Critical to Bushwick's success was its ready access to quality water from the Ridgewood Reservoir and hops grown in upstate New York. Learn stories of the breweries, beer, and people that made Bushwick into such a thriving brewing powerhouse. Come walk that history and see the 19th-century historic brewery buildings built when Bushwick was a lively hub for the beer culture of German-speaking immigrants. And of course, we'll end at one of the area's newest breweries, Interboro, to enjoy a pint and celebrate the triumphant return of brewing to Brooklyn. Light rain, we walk. Heavy rain postpones until Sunday April 29th, 2018..    Watershed Forestry Institute for Teachers July 15-19 (Deadline is May 4)   The 2018 Watershed Forestry Institute for Teachers (WFIT) is a FREE, 24-CTLE credit hour program for 4-8th grade teachers and non-formal educators working in NYC and the upstate NYC Watershed.   Come spend 5 days & 4 nights at our "summer camp for adults" where you'll explore the forests, waters, science, history, and world-famous partnerships of the NYC Watershed and water supply system. You'll stay in cabins, practice over 20 hands-on activities, go on field trips to forests and reservoirs, help mill a log into timber, and get trained in Project Learning Tree and Project WET curricula. WFIT is also a prerequisite for our Green Connections Program, which supports year-long partnerships between watershed and city classrooms. WFIT 2018 is held the Taconic Outdoor Education Center in Cold Spring, NY and hosted by the Watershed Agricultural Council. For more info and to apply by Friday, May 4th at 5pm, check out our flyer, visit our website or contact Tyler Van Fleet, Watershed Educator, at education@nycwatershed.org. CDC Science Ambassador 2-day Regional Trainings:       (Various Dates throughout the Spring)    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recruiting teachers and education leaders to bring public health into classrooms across the United States and beyond. CDC is partnering with the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to offer three, 2-day Science Ambassador regional training workshops FREE OF COST. Learn strategies to teach public health concepts and inspire interest in public heath careers. Who:  Teachers and educational leaders Where/When:    Seattle, WA: March 19-20, 2018    Chapel Hill, NC: March 28-29, 2018    St. Louis, MO: April 26-27, 2018 What:  Topics covered include:    Population health: Opioid overdose epidemic & obesity epidemic    Infectious disease: Pandemic Influenza, One Health, and zoonotic disease    Applied Epidemiology: Investigating an outbreak like a disease detective    Public health careers: The path to becoming a disease detective NYC H2O Water Ecology & Engineering Field Trips  (Various Dates: Spring 2018 NYC H2O offers free Water Engineering and Ecology Field trips in all 5 boroughs. Our field trip sites are: Central Park Reservoir, Manhattan Jerome Park Reservoir, Bronx Ridgewood Reservoir, Brooklyn High Bridge, Bronx & Manhattan Silver Lake Reservoir, Staten Island Lemon Creek, Staten Island Baisley Pond, Queens Plumb Beach, Brooklyn Reservoirs:  Each reservoir has its own dramatic story. NYC H2O's talented team engages students in hands- on outdoor activities that show how reservoirs were constructed for NYC's water system. Students learn how parks and trees protect reservoirs as part of experiencing these seldom visited, public 'natural' treasures. Wetlands:  NYC H2O's field trips to Lemon Creek, Staten Island, and Plumb Beach, Brooklyn, give students the opportunity to explore fresh and salt water wetlands and discover the crucial role these environments play in supporting harbor ecology and mitigating storm surges. Opportunity with Accelerate Learning  Ongoing Spring 2018   Recently left the Science Classroom? Retired? Are You Interested in Teaching Teachers?? Become a STEMscopes Trainer!! We are looking for passionate science educators with availability during August and the school year to train on the implementation of the award winning, digital science curriculum, STEMscopes™. We serve Pre-K through high school teachers. This is a consultant position with the Professional Services Team that allows you to make your own schedule and has opportunities to grow with the company, Accelerate Learning Inc. For more information and interest please send your resume and inquiries to pd@acceleratelearning.com. To learn more about our products please go to www.acceleratelearning.com. 5177 Richmond Ave. Suite 1025 Houston, TX 77056 Thank you in advance for your help and please contact me with questions. Ongoing Events Lists from Ingrid Buntschuh Ongoing Updates   Follow the link to a Google Drive Share containing regularly updated lists of events for HS Science Teachers.  The list contains dozens of pages that offer a wealth of information including event descriptions, dates, times, and links to resources for more information.  Please note that these opportunities are not necessarily endorsed by the NYCDOE or SCoNYC.  It is well worth checking the list regularly. Check back often for exciting events  Dates TBA   More information coming soon