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Looking to increase your content knowledge and engage in cross-curricular activities designed for your classroom? CSATS i-STEAM Workshops provide opportunities for teachers to learn science, engineering, and math through integrated activities from Penn State researchers and faculty with a focus on STEAM concepts.
All opportunities are free to teachers, breakfast/lunch provided and Act 48 credit available upon request.
In this edition:
This workshop will help teachers learn how to use maps to communicate information about the environment and populations. Using hurricanes as examples, we will explore how geographical tools can be used to make dynamic digital maps. We will use satellite imagery, models, and census data on populations to analyze how the environment and people intersect during hazards. We will also engage in activities to help teachers conduct their own classroom investigations by bringing modern mapping using GIS into the classroom.