Connecting the Next Generation Science Standards to your programs can be a daunting task. In this workshop you will break down the components of NGSS so they are easier to apply to educational programs, consider research on science teaching and learning, and have some fun with activities that use the practices of science and engineering to get students of all ages excited about plants. This workshop is for educators who want to join a lively discussion about effective teaching, supporting science teaching in schools, and promote a general understanding of the nature of science.

Presenter: K. Johnson, Education, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois.