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Ocean Literacy Webinar 2: Alignment of the Ocean Literacy Framework with the NGSS
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Ocean Literacy Webinar 2: Alignment of the Ocean Literacy Framework with the NGSS

This webinar will build your familiarity and understanding of the Ocean Literacy - Next General Science Standards alignment tool.

2/9/2017
When: 02/09/2017
3:30 p.m. EST
Where: Online Webinar
United States

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This webinar will build your familiarity and understanding of the Ocean Literacy - NGSS alignment tool. We will first describe why alignment of the Ocean Literacy Framework with NGSS is needed, and explain the rating scale used to describe the different relationships between the Ocean Literacy Principles and the Disciplinary Core Ideas that comprise the Next Generation Science Standards. Participants will explore the alignment tool through the examination of particular grade bands, Ocean Literacy Principles and DCIs, along with the ratings explanations provided by a panel of experts. We will discuss your observations, questions and ideas for how to use the alignment document.

Presented by:

  • Sarah Pedamonte, Lawrence Hall of Science at UC Berkeley
  • Craig Strang, Lawrence Hall of Science at UC Berkeley
  • Lynn Whitley, Wrigley Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Southern California

UPDATE (2/19): View a recording of this webinar here >

This webinar builds on the first one in this series held on January 17th.  You may view a recording of the first webinar (duration approximately 70 minutes), here >
 

Instructions for viewers: Please note that at several points during this webinar you will want to pause the recording to explore the alignment documents yourself. The recorded webinar has been edited to eliminate the time periods when we gave participants an opportunity to review these documents before moving on to the next part of the presentation.”

NOTE: During this webinar, we suggest participants have ready access to the alignment documents, as well as a copy of the NGSS and the Ocean Literacy Scope and Sequence.

Prior to this webinar, we recommend you watch this video introduction to the NGSS in NSTA’s Learning Center if you are not familiar with the Next Generation Science Standards.

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