Teachers participating in workshops

Contact the Museum Visit Coordinator

Celeste Wolfinger
Museum Visit Coordinator
812.337.1337 ext. 11

If you call and get voicemail, please leave your telephone number and the best time(s) to reach you at that number.

Educator Workshops

Monday, June 22 - Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at the WonderLab Museum with lunch break (lunch provided on Wednesday) 
Audience: Teachers of grades 3 - 5*
* Priority will be given to teachers of these grade levels. Space permitting, teachers of other grade levels may attend with the understanding that the specific activities will address science content standards for this grade range only.
Cost: FREE for classroom teachers 
Other Benefits: 

  • Professional growth points (PGPs) available for qualified teachers
  • Optional two hours IU graduate credit
  • FREE science demo at WonderLab for your classroom
  • $325 stipend for attendance
  • Resource materials for your classroom
  • 20% discount in WonderLab's gift store during the institute
  • Catered lunch on Wednesday

Registration: Advance registration is required. Call Celeste Wolfinger at 812-337-1337 ext. 11
Registration Deadline: June 12, 2015
Cancellation Policy: Space is limited. Please call in advance if you must cancel.

photo of workshop activityLearn how to make science fun for your students and effective in helping them master academic standards! The institute provides in-depth science content presented by outstanding Indiana University faculty and area science professionals, hands-on practice teaching science content using an inquiry approach, creative ideas for integrating language arts and math standards, and information on how to get many of these activities free of charge in your classroom. New for 2015: Learn about the Next Generation Science Standards and connections to current Indiana State Science Standards, and benefit from new modules on biology, human skeletal anatomy, human origins, soft circuits, interactive robots, and other maker technologies. Learn how to meet life science standards and WIDA standards at the same time!

Wide Angle Photo of a Teacher WorkshopPresenters:
Jeremy Eltz, Indiana Department of Education
Armin Moczek, Indiana University Biology Department
Erika Peek, MCCSC Summit Elementary School
Kylie Peppler and Creativity Labs, Indiana University School of Education Learning Sciences Program
Jill Robinson, Indiana University Chemistry Department

This professional development opportunity is made possible by grants to Professor Kylie Peppler and Professor Armin Moczek from the National Science Foundation.