Teachers' Program

The Education, Outreach & Young Leaders Committee is currently discussing options and developing great ideas. See below for our educators' program.

Communicating Earth Science: interactive professional development for everyone

As the role of Earth science in society grows, so too does the need for effective science communication. Unleash your inner science communicator and join our interactive short course to explore why we communicate science, who are our audiences, how to refine your Earth science message, and pick up some tips for communicating through different formats.

Location:Simon Fraser University Vancouver Campus (Harbour Centre), 515 West Hastings Street Vancouver

Schedule: Saturday June 16 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Earth Science Educator Professional Learning Workshop

Join members of the Earth Science Education and Outreach Community for an interactive, professional development workshop that focuses on hands on learning about the Earth, minerals, and water and energy. The session will include opportunities to network, discussions, resources for the classroom and more! Lunch is included.

Location:Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, B.C, Canada V5A 1S6

Schedule: Saturday June 23 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Educators’ Sea to Sky Geotour Field Trip

This expert lead, 1 day field trip will highlight teaching in the field and the variety of accessible geological features that appear along Highway 99, ranging in age from Jurassic to Pleistocene, and include a visit to the historic Britannia Mine. Participants are asked to check in at 6:30 AM, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The bus will depart promptly at 7:00 AM, returning to Vancouver no later than 5:00 PM, on the same date.

Schedule: Sunday June 17 from 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM