Teacher Workshops

TEACHER WORKSHOPS

This year’s teacher workshops will either be held virtually (via Zoom) or in-person (in Las Cruces). Please check the individual workshop descriptions below for details. Applications are required for each workshop. Questions? Please email information@asombro.org.

 

 

Upcoming Workshops – Summer 2022

 

 

Wildfire and Climate Change – IN-PERSON

Engage your students in hands-on activities to explore climate change and wildfire in the Southwest! This standards-aligned curriculum unit developed in coordination with the USDA Southwest Climate Hub uses experiments, games, demonstrations, and a group project to introduce students to how increased temperature and changes in precipitation affect wildfire risk in ecosystems. In this workshop, you will hear from an expert in the field and get hands-on training to implement these lessons in your classroom. Participating teachers will receive a $100 stipend and a kit of materials to teach the lessons at your school.

Grade Level: 6th – 12th Grade Teachers (preference will be given to high school teachers)

 

Location: Las Cruces

 

Date: Monday June 27th

 

Time: 8:30AM – 3:00PM

 

Application Deadline: Friday May 13th

 

Applications Closed

Applications will be reviewed shortly after the application deadline.

Applicants will be notified of their application status by email.

 


 

Wildfire and Climate Change – VIRTUAL

Engage your students in hands-on activities to explore climate change and wildfire in the Southwest! This standards-aligned curriculum unit developed in coordination with the USDA Southwest Climate Hub uses experiments, games, demonstrations, and a group project to introduce students to how increased temperature and changes in precipitation affect wildfire risk in ecosystems. In this workshop, you will hear from an expert in the field, participate in a Q&A session, and then get training to implement these lessons in your classroom. Participating teachers will receive a $50 stipend and the opportunity to win raffle prizes.

Grade Level: 6th – 12th Grade Teachers (preference will be given to high school teachers)

 

Location: Virtual, via Zoom

 

Date: Tuesday June 28th

 

Time: 9:00AM – 11:30AM MDT

 

Application Deadline: Thursday June 2nd

 

Applications Closed

Applications will be reviewed shortly after the application deadline.

Applicants will be notified of their application status by email.

 


 

 

New Mexico Climate Champions

 

 

Inspire and empower your students to turn knowledge into community action plans with New Mexico Climate Champions. These hands-on, NM-focused lessons for 5th-8th grade explore the science behind climate change with modules on energy use and water availability in our state. You’ll talk to climate experts, experience the lessons, and receive a class set of materials worth $600. Teachers will receive a $200 stipend for participation in both days of the summer workshop. A mandatory follow-up virtual workshop will take place in the fall, where teachers will receive an additional $100 stipend and share their experiences with other educators.

Grade Level: 5th – 8th Grade Teachers Who Teach in New Mexico

 

Location: Las Cruces

 

Date: Thursday July 7th and Friday July 8th

 

Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM

 

Application Deadline: Friday May 13th

 

Applications Closed

Applications will be reviewed shortly after the application deadline.

Applicants will be notified of their application status by email.

 

 

 

 

Past Workshops

 

 

Terrific Technologies for Ranching: Bring Sustainable Solutions into the Classroom

 

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Curious About Cows? Engaging NGSS Lessons on Current Criollo Cattle Research

 

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Water Conservation Data Jam

 

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Climate Change in the Southwest

 

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New Mexico Climate Champions

 

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