2010 Summer Teacher Institute: WATER, An Interdisciplinary Examination of the World’s Most Essential Resource, June 28-30

2010 Summer Teacher Institute

WATER

An Interdisciplinary Examination of the
World’s Most Essential Resource

University of Chicago
International House, Assembly Hall
1414 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

1 Lane Credit (requires full attendance & development of a classroom lesson by Aug. 2nd)
18 CPDUs for 3-day Summer Institute
CPDUs also available for July 1 & 2
(To receive credit, CPS teachers must also register at CPS University)

This interdisciplinary 3-day institute will explore global water issues, including those that affect the Great Lakes region. Daily topics addressed will include: water scarcity, effective water management, and water issues in politics, sanitation, agriculture, and economics. Faculty and staff from the University of Chicago and other educational institutions from around the world will speak will speak each day, interspersed with discussions of K-12 curriculum development.

Intended primarily for elementary through community college educators (but open to all interested parties), the Institute will address each theme through a series of presentations and group discussions. Attendees will receive suggested instructional resources for curriculum building and K-12 lessons aligned to Illinois State Standards will be developed based on presentations made at the Institute.

For more information and to register, please visit: http://cis.uchicago.edu/outreach/summerinstitute/2010/

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