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Science made fun on a shoestring budget

K-12 science teachers can learn simple techniques to engage students without buying lots of expensive supplies, in a two-day professional development workshop at Western Nevada College Carson City.Teachers-Special Topics in Educational Professional Development (EPD 295-1001, class # 92432, one unit), meets 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on two Saturdays, Oct. 6 and 20, at WNC Carson City campus.Classroom teachers as well as students preparing for the teaching profession can benefit. The course includes hands-on activities that demonstrate how to facilitate active experiments and apply science standards in the classroom, using common classroom items.“For example,” said WNC Physics Professor Thomas Herring, …

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