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Saturday, March 9 • 9:10am - 10:10am
Field Research: Taking Science and Technology on the Road

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There are many opportunities for getting your science, history, and technology students out of the classroom and into the field, conducting their own authentic research and making a real difference in society. This session will share ideas for implementing field research projects, such as using GPS and Google Earth to map sites, how to gather and model data using mobile devices, and tips for finding grant money to support these projects. We’ll also discuss the advantages of project-based learning (PBL) and how student-created projects can help you meet your class objectives more effectively and efficiently while providing meaningful and memorable learning experiences.

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David Black

Teacher, Walden School of Liberal Arts
David Black teaches high school physical sciences, engineering, and media design classes at Walden School of Liberal Arts in Provo, Utah. He is a frequent presenter at state and national science and technology educator conferences, and is deeply involved in NASA and STEAM education programs. He has taught 3D modeling classes for 15 years. Last fall, his school purchased their first 3D printer, which has been used for engineering prototypes, 3D... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 9:10am - 10:10am
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