Asombro

Teacher Workshops

Registration for workshops usually opens in March or April. Want to stay informed about teacher workshop and opportunities for your students? Click below. 

New Mexico Climate Champions
Albuquerque, NM

Move from knowledge to action as a New Mexico Climate Champion

Who: Middle School Teachers

When: June 25th and 26th , 2024, 9:00-4:00

Where: Albuquerque, NM, Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge

In this two day workshop, teachers will receive training on two 5-lesson modules that move students from questioning, to understanding, to action on water and energy issues in New Mexico. Each module includes data analysis and hands-on experiments that lead to students planning and carrying out an action project to benefit their community. 

Participating teachers will receive a stipend and a kit of classroom materials. 

Space is limited, application required. Apply by May 20th

As of May 20th, we have received more applications than we have space for. Teachers who applied by May 20th will hear from us by May 24th. Check out our other workshops in Las Cruces and online this summer!

Climate Change in Your Schoolyard
Las Cruces, NM

Step outside to understand climate change and apply concepts to global issues.

Who: Middle and High School Teachers

When: RESCHEDULING FOR FALL 2024

Where: Las Cruces, NM

Take your learning outside with experiments that guide your students through a better understanding of climate, from microclimates in to global thinking. Practice activities you can use in your classroom and schoolyard and receive free classroom materials. Lesson plans and resources can be found at Asombro.org/climate

Space is limited, application required.

Connecting to Climate: Global to Local
Amarillo, TX

Explore the effects of Climate Change on the people and ecosystems of our region through standards-aligned lessons and resources.

Who: Middle and High School Teachers

When: July 30th, 2024

Where: Amarillo, Texas, TBD

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about Asombro’s free lessons all about how climate impacts the people and ecosystems of the southwest from a water, wildfire, and agriculture perspective.  Practice activities you can use in your classroom and leave with materials and classroom supplies. Lesson plans and resources can be found at Asombro.org/climate

Lessons aligned to new TEKS!

Stipends and classroom materials available to middle and high school educators

The Science of Ranching
Amarillo, TX

Standards-Aligned Lessons and Resources about the Science of Ranching in the Southwest. 

Who: 4th-5th grade teachers

When: July 29th, 2024

Where: Amarillo, Texas, TBD

Learn about ranching research currently taking place across the west investigating if technology and heritage breed cattle make ranching more economically and environmentally sustainable in our region? Practice hands-on, standards-aligned science lessons that you can use in your classroom based on the scientific research happening right now! 

Lessons Aligned to new TEKS!

Stipends and classroom materials available to 4th and 5th grade educators

Climate Change in the Southwest
Virtual

Explore the effects of climate change on Southwest people and ecosystems  through NGSS-aligned lessons and resources.

Who: Middle and High School Teachers

When: August 17th  2024, 10:00-12:00

Where: Virtual workshop via Zoom, from Las Cruces, NM

Get a taste of Asombro’s free lessons all about how climate change impacts the people and ecosystems of the southwest from a water, wildfire, and agriculture perspective.  Practice activities you can use in your classroom and receive free classroom materials. Lesson plans and resources can be found at Asombro.org/climate

Teacher workshops are added to our schedule regularly. Please check back frequently for more information! Questions? Please contact us.