© 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:

2018 Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest     (Deadline is March 9  Second through twelfth grade students attending public, independent, charter or parochial schools (or homeschooled) in New York City and East and West of Hudson Watersheds are invited to create original art and compose poetry that reflects an appreciation for our shared water resources. 40th Annual SCoNYC Conference and Luncheon:   (March 24: 8am - 4pm)   The day begins with a light brunch and continues with 4 workshop sessions, exhibits by educational content providers, information about various programs and resources, and a buffet lunch.  The Keynote Address is “Reengineering NYC Science Instruction for the 21st Century Classroom” by Michael DiSpezio.  Special workshops are planned for new and in service science teachers on understanding of current assessment systems and instructional strategies.  See the Conferences page for more details and registration links.   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. 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:

2018 Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest     (Deadline is March 9  Second through twelfth grade students attending public, independent, charter or parochial schools (or homeschooled) in New York City and East and West of Hudson Watersheds are invited to create original art and compose poetry that reflects an appreciation for our shared water resources. 40th Annual SCoNYC Conference and Luncheon:    (March 24: 8am - 4pm)   The day begins with a light brunch and continues with 4 workshop sessions, exhibits by educational content providers, information about various programs and resources, and a buffet lunch.  The Keynote Address is “Reengineering NYC Science Instruction for the 21st Century Classroom” by Michael DiSpezio.  Special workshops are planned for new and in service science teachers on understanding of current assessment systems and instructional strategies.  See the Conferences page for more details and registration links.   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. Check back often for exciting events  Dates TBA   More information coming soon