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High School Field Test – Facilitators

High School Field Test – Facilitators 2022-03-14T15:16:58-06:00

Summer 2022 Facilitator Academy (Face to Face)—BIO, CHEM, PHYS

  • It is scheduled for June 22–June 24, 2022, with June 21 being a travel day. Please hold these dates in your calendars.
  • Location: Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
  • The PED will provide, at no cost to facilitators, lodging, airfare, baggage fees, mileage to/from the airport, parking fees, Uber/taxi fees, and meals not provided by OpenSciEd.
    • This will be on a reimbursement basis; please save all receipts.
    • The PED will secure and pay for lodging upfront.
  • Participating facilitators will also be provided a stipend of $250/day when in training and $125/day when traveling.
  • Please plan to arrive by the evening of June 21, 2022 to Evanston, IL. O’Hare International Airport is the closet airport to Evanston, IL. Flights home should be scheduled for the afternoon/evening of June 24.
  • The Facilitator Academy is schedule breakdown is as follows:
    • Wednesday, June 22, from 8:00am–4:30pm CT, with a 60-minute break plus smaller breaks throughout
    • Thursday, June 23, from 8:00am–4:30pm CT, with a 60-minute break plus smaller breaks throughout
    • Friday, June 24, from 8:00am–1:00pm CT

Educators are asked to teach the courses in the order identified each year. In year 1, this involves 2–3 units (depending upon the course). In year 2, teachers would be asked to teach the full course in order with data only being collected from units in black.

SY 2021–22SY 2022–23
Biology

5 units

  • Unit 1: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, Dynamics
  • Unit 3: Inheritance & Variation of Traits
  • Unit 4: Natural Selection and Evolution of Populations
  • Unit 1: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, Dynamics
  • Unit 2: Matter & Energy in Organisms
  • Unit 3: Inheritance & Variation of Traits
  • Unit 4: Natural Selection and Evolution of Populations
  • Unit 5: Common Ancestry & Speciation
Chemistry

5 units

  • Unit 2: Structure & Properties of Matter
  • Unit 5: Chemical Reactions and Energy Choices
  • Unit 1: Atomic Interactions
  • Unit 2: Structure & Properties of Matter
  • Unit 3: Chemical Reactions & Carbon Cycling
  • Unit 4: Properties of Water and Climate Impacts
  • Unit 5: Chemical Reactions and Energy Choices
Physics

6 units

  • Unit 1: Energy Flow from Earth’s Systems
  • Unit 5: Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Unit 1: Energy Flow from Earth’s Systems
  • Unit 2: Energy, Forces & Earth’s Crust
  • Unit 3: Collisions & Momentum
  • Unit 4: Meteors, Orbits, & Gravity
  • Unit 5: Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Unit 6: Earth’s History and the Big Bang

The table below includes the dates for upcoming unit curriculum trainings and unit implementation. The column for “Unit Curriculum Convening Windows” indicates when we will meet virtually to learn about the next unit for implementation. The column “Unit Implementation/Field Test Window” indicates when the unit should be completely implemented and data submitted.

UNITSUnit Curriculum Convening DatesUnit Implementation/Field Test Completion
BIO Unit 1, CHEM Unit 1, PHYS Unit 1July 2021 (Completed)By 11/30/2021 (Completed)
BIO Unit 3December 10–11, 2021 from 8:00am–4:00pm MTBy 3/31/22
BIO Unit 4, CHEM Unit 4, PHYS Unit 5March 4–5, 2022, from 8:00am–4:00pm MTBy 6/18/22

KEY:

Completed
Currently Implementing
Upcoming Unit

The table below includes the dates for upcoming unit curriculum trainings and unit implementation. The column for “Unit Curriculum Convening Windows” indicates when we will meet face-to-face or virtually to learn about the next unit for implementation. The column “Unit Implementation/Field Test Window” indicates when the unit should be completely implemented and data submitted.

UNITSUnit Curriculum Convening DatesUnit Implementation/Field Test Completion
BIO Unit 2, CHEM Unit 2, PHYS Unit 2July 2022** (Face-to-Face)TBD

**Specific dates and times are forthcoming.

KEY:

Completed
Currently Implementing
Upcoming Unit

Page last updated March 14, 2022