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STEM on Tap

A networking workshop series that connects STEM teachers with practitioners, resources, and each other.

A networking workshop series that connects STEM teachers with practitioners, resources, and each other.


Grab a drink, pull up a chair and join other grade 6 -12 STEM teachers at STEM on Tap. We hope you’ll join us to learn about various STEM topics, get resources for your classroom, meet STEM professionals, and network with other STEM teachers over free pizza and a beverage.

You will receive a certificate for 2.0 hours of continuing education credit at the conclusion of each workshop.

Pizza will be provided for participants, but you are responsible for your own drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic).You can find the tap list and non-alcoholic options here.

This workshop series is sponsored by Nine Mile Creek Watershed District and Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District

 

Schedule:

6:00-6:30: Dinner and networking

6:30-7:30: Presentation and group discussion

7:30-8:00: Questions and networking


Upcoming Events:

All About Aquatic Invasive Species

Josh Maxwell, Fisheries & Water Resources Manager, Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District

Monday, April 15, 6-8 PM

Wooden Hill Brewing Company (7421 Bush Lake Road Edina)

Price: $20. (use code EARLYBIRD for $5 off before March 31st)

Learn to identify the most common Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) in the Twin Cities, how they spread, how watershed districts are managing and monitoring invasive species in our lakes and creeks, and our role in preventing further spread. We’ll try out a sample AIS activity for your classroom, then collaborate on ways to incorporate AIS into your curriculum while meeting state standards.

Register here


Past Events in Series:

 

Get Out(side)! STEM and Stormwater

Lori Haak, Water Resources Coordinator, City of Eden Prairie (and licensed HS teacher)

Monday, February 26, 6-8 PM
Boom Island Brewing (5959 Baker Rd #320, Minnetonka, MN 55345)

Minnesota has a wealth of lakes, wetlands, creeks, and stormwater ponds that can provide opportunities for outdoor learning. Learn about how those water resources are managed and protected, and how one teacher’s commitment to taking kids outside evolved into collaborative inquiry projects that replaced final exams–and got kids to touch bugs.