2011 Lowcountry Regional Science and Engineering Fair – Registration now open

The registration site for the 2011 Lowcountry Regional Science and Engineering Fair is now up and open! The direct link to the online registration is http://tiny.cc/2011_LSF_Registration. However you should visit the LSF website (http://www.cofc.edu/lowcountryhall/lsf.htm) for complete instructions for registration as there are hard copy forms to mail as well. The registration information can be found on the “Students” page.

 As always, please feel free to contact Starr Jordan at jordans@cofc.edu or 843.953.7847 with any questions or concerns. Remember the online registration must be completed on or by Friday, March 4, 2011, and hard copy forms may be mailed Saturday, March 5, 2011. If there are issues meeting these deadlines, please contact Starr ASAP.

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FREE Workshops on Addressing Physical Science Concepts using Children’s Literature

The LHSM is offering a series of four workshops to help teachers address physical science concepts using children’s literature. Each two-hour workshop will be hands-on and focus on different physical science concept topics. Lesson plans are inquiry based and geared to the South Carolina Science Academic Standards. A handbook containing workshop lessons will be provided for all participants.

Dates & Topics:        

  • March 1st – Changes in Matter
  • March 3rd – Force & Motion
  • March 8th – Magnetism & Electricity
  • March 10th – Light & Sound

Participants are welcome to register for one, two, three or all four workshops. (Sessions will be limited to 12 members per session, so register soon!!)

Time: 6 – 8 pm  ** Dinner will be provided.

Location: Workshops will be held at the Lowcountry Hall of Science and Math, College of Charleston, 81 St Philip Street, Suite 201.

Grade Levels: Appropriate for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teachers

Presenters: Starr Jordan, LHSM & Meghan Fisher, Science and Math for Teachers MEd Program

Register: for workshops @ http://tiny.cc/lhsm-march2011

Contacts: Starr Jordan @ jordans@cofc.edu or (843)953-7847 or Meghan Fisher @ meghanfisher@hotmail.com