AMS 95th Annual Meeting - Phoenix, AZWorkshop Date: Saturday, January 3, 2015Application Deadline: Friday, August 29, 2014 The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications. The American Meteorological Society’s Teacher Workshop exists to present the best educational resources, scientific tools, and research in the atmospheric and related sciences to teachers. Its primary purpose is to promote relevant STEM learning and an awareness of AMS, its services, and its leadership in the field.Workshop Audience: 4th-12th Grade educators from the Phoenix, Arizona metro area, other Arizona school districts, and interested educators from other states attending the conference.What is the share-a-thon option? Over the lunch period, we will host a variety of organizations simultaneously that will share their educational resources and activities. Workshop attendees are free to browse the various offerings and engage in a variety of STEM activities. Individuals and/or organizations can choose to apply to only the workshop, only the share-a-thon, or both. Presenter Information Primary Presenter * Organization Affiliation (if any) Email * Primary Phone Number * Secondary Phone Number Additional Presenters Please add names and affiliations of additional presenters as necessary. Presentation Information Please check if you are applying to present a Workshop session, Share-a-thon session, or both: * Workshop Session (Workshop sessions are restricted to a 30 to 60-minute block.) Share-a-thon Session (One-hour block along with other Share-a-thon presenters) Both a Workshop and Share-a-thon session If you are applying to present a Workshop Session, please select the type of Workshop Session that you are interested in: * Climate Phenomenon Session (Content and/or Activities on Arizona's Weather and Climate) Interactive Session (This would be one of a handful of centers in which participants progress. The sessions would be concurrent and 25 minutes in length. It would require a presenter to present no more than 4 times.) Both Provide a brief description of the presenters' experience offering teacher professional development on topics covered within the Workshop theme, "Water, Resources, and Climate" and presenting to 4th-12th grade educators. * If you are proposing the "Climate Change Phenomenon" Workshop session, please explain what you are proposing in the box below: Note: We encourage collaboration and integrated involvement of AMS scientists and new and relevant educational content, especially involving the AMS meeting theme, "Fulfilling the Vision of Weather, Water, Climate Information for Every Need, Time, and Place." If selecting the "Interactive Table Session", please choose from one of the topics below to present. Drought Floods Dust Storms Climate Change Impacts in Arizona If you're interested in presenting a Share-a-thon session, what activity are you proposing to present? Are you and the organization you are affiliated with the creators of the resources being shared? * Yes No If not, have you obtained permission from their creator/owner? Yes No What Arizona educational science standards will be addressed? What NGSS are addressed? * Please refer to the Arizona science standards and the Next Generation Science Standards. Have you presented at the AMS Teacher Workshop in the past and if so, when? What topic(s) did you address if so? What is the appropriateness or needed adaptions if any of the activities and/or content for grade levels 4-12th? * What materials will you be providing to the 35-50 educators attending the workshop and/or Share-a-thon (e.g. handouts, etc.)? * If available, please provide links to information available online regarding the workshop or Share-a-thon content, activities, and/or materials. What technology is needed to present your workshop session? What technology will teachers need? What technology will you need the AMS workshop organizers to provide, if any? Please check Yes or No for each of the following questions: * YesNo Are the resources you're presenting immediately "classroom ready"? Are the resources you're presenting immediately "classroom ready"? - Yes Are the resources you're presenting immediately "classroom ready"? - No Is your proposed workshop aligned with the AMS meeting theme? Is your proposed workshop aligned with the AMS meeting theme? - Yes Is your proposed workshop aligned with the AMS meeting theme? - No Are you an AMS member or do you represent an AMS member organization? Are you an AMS member or do you represent an AMS member organization? - Yes Are you an AMS member or do you represent an AMS member organization? - No Will a scientist be involved in your session? Will a scientist be involved in your session? - Yes Will a scientist be involved in your session? - No Have you attended AMS in the past? Have you attended AMS in the past? - Yes Have you attended AMS in the past? - No Are you an AMS AERA educator? Are you an AMS AERA educator? - Yes Are you an AMS AERA educator? - No If your workshop or Share-a-thon activity is accepted, what is the likelihood that you will be available to attend and present with full support from your organizational affiliation, should one exist? * Virtually Certain 75% Certain 50% Certain 25% Certain or Less How did you hear about the Workshop or Share-a-thon? * Please feel free to ask or tell us anything else in the space below. Thank you for applying!