Peter D. Parks was awarded the Gordon E. Sawyer Award at the 2003 Academy Awards for his work on Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure.
21st Century Learning Academy
Thank you for your interest in the 21st Century Learning Academy for educators. Both programs (Grades K-2 and Grades 3-8) are full and registration is closed. If you have any questions, please send an email to Cathy Barthelemy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 21st Century Learning Academy will provide educators with in-depth experiences on integrating STEM education into their classroom. The pedagogy, practices and implementation strategies taught will enhance professional practice and help build educators’ understanding of how STEM based instruction can benefit student learning. Participants will led teams of STEM Camp for Kids students through the engineering design process while they create specific projects.
STEM Camp for Kids
Thank you for your interest in STEM Camp for Kids! Both STEM camps (Grades K-2 and Grades 3-8) are full. If you would like to add your child's name to the waiting list, please send an email to Cathy Barthelemy at email@example.com and include your name, a daytime telephone number, your email address and the name, age and grade of your child. You will be contacted if an opening becomes available.
Participants will use the engineering design process to create a project that meets a need, solves a problem or create a product. During the three-day camp, teams of students will work with 21st Century Learning Academy educators to complete their project. STEM content and practice will be modeled and each team will use the engineering design process as a template for their work.
Texas Center for Inquiry
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is the home of the Texas Center for Inquiry. The institute provides educators with in-depth experiences in science inquiry through institutes, workshops, forums and follow-up coaching. The center’s mission is to help curriculum specialist, teacher leaders and educators incorporate science inquiry into their curricula in ways consistent with the Next Generation Science Standards and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. For additional information: contact school services at 817.255.9416 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Generous annual support for the Texas Center for Inquiry is provided by:
Professional Development Services
The School Services staff of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offers contract professional development services to districts or individual campuses. Call our staff and we will help you plan a customized program on your campus or here at the museum for your staff.
School Services: 817.255.9416