Science Scope—Fall 2023
(Volume 46, Issue 7)
By Samantha Lindgren, Meghan McCleary, Susan Gasper, Amanda Nieves, Kara Stengren, and Amira Shabana
On a humid, sunny day in late July, a group of middle school science teachers closed out three days of teacher professional development (PD) on a nature hike at a forest preserve. Here they engaged as learners, looking for evidence of life cycles to complement classroom work based around a science storyline unit examining the phenomenon of mayflies.