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Using Technology as an Instructional Resource to Investigate Phenomena

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Using Technology as an Instructional Resource to Investigate Phenomena

Presented by Heidi Brennan, Curriculum and Training Specialist, PASCO
Hosted by Glenn Starkey, Training and Professional Development Program Manager, PASCO

Sponsored by PASCO



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In this edWebinar, Heidi Brennan, curriculum and training specialist with PASCO and former science specialist with the Florida State Department of Education, models how we can use wireless sensors to investigate phenomena.

Using phenomena, students can formulate scientific ideas using observations. Digital media is a great platform in which to deliver phenomena to students. In this edWebinar, we will use a time lapse video of photosynthesis as seen from space to drive a hands-on lesson using a carbon dioxide sensor to facilitate an understanding of the relationship between carbon dioxide, respiration, and photosynthesis in plants.

This edWebinar will be of interest to elementary through high school teachers, school and district leaders. There will be time to have your questions answered at the end of the presentation. 


Heidi BrennanAbout the Presenter

Heidi Brennan is a curriculum and training specialist with PASCO. Before she transitioned into this role, she served as a science and STEM education specialist both at the district and state level along with serving as a classroom science teacher. Her background in science is rooted in her “hands-on” philosophy as seen in her involvement with the Florida Engineering Society, The Boston Museum of Science, The Imaginarium Science Center, University of Florida Lastinger Center, and others. She received her B.S. in elementary education at Florida Gulf Coast University and M.A. in educational leadership and policy at Florida State University.



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