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  • Welcome to KICKS2 Middle Grades Science!

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in the Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in grades 6-8 science classrooms.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Access local informal science opportunities.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
  • Welcome to the KICKS2 Elementary Institute at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in the Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in K-5 science classrooms.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Access local informal science opportunities.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
  • Welcome to the KICKS2 Elementary Institute at McCook Elementary  in beautiful McCook, Nebraska.

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in the Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in K-5 science classrooms.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Access local informal science opportunities.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
  • Welcome to KICKS2 Earth & Space Science!

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in Geology, Meteorology, and Astronomy.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in a 7-12 science classroom.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Learn ways to incorporate different learning styles into the science classroom.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
    • Support each other in our challenges in order to grow and become better instructors.
  • Welcome to KICKS2 Elementary Institute at the Utlity Line Building on the campus of Northeast Community College in beautiful Norfolk, Nebraska.

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in the Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in K-5 science classrooms.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Access local informal science opportunities.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
  • The responsiblity of knowing is sharing.

  • Welcome to KICKS2 Elementary Institute at beautiful Fort Robinson/Crawford!

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in the Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in K-5 science classrooms.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Access local informal science opportunities.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
  • Welcome to KICKS2 Elementary Institute at beautiful North Platte, Nebraska!  Bring your life jacket...

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in the Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in K-5 science classrooms.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Access local informal science opportunities.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
  • Welcome to KICKS2 Elementary Institute at beautiful Hastings Museum!

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in the Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in K-5 science classrooms.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Access local informal science opportunities.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
  • Welcome to KICKS2 Elementary Institute at beautiful Henry Doorly Zoo!

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in the Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in K-5 science classrooms.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Access local informal science opportunities.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
  • Welcome to KICKS2 Middle Grades Science!

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in the Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in grades 6-8 science classrooms.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Access local informal science opportunities.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
  • Welcome to KICKS2 Earth & Space Science!

    Our objectives:

    • Increase our knowledge in Geology, Meteorology, and Astronomy.
    • Develop our use of Inquiry in a 7-12 science classroom.
    • Develop our abilities to work with ELL students.

    What else?

    • We will share content, lessons, and ideas.
    • Learn ways to incorporate different learning styles into the science classroom.
    • Learn ways to utilize both low and high tech instruments in the science classroom.
    • Support each other in our challenges in order to grow and become better instructors.

Welcome,

Nebraska Science KICKS2 is a statewide project funded under Title II, Part B of the No Child Left Behind  (NCLB) Act Mathematics and Science Partnership Program.  The goal of the project is to enhance the content knowledge and instructional skills of Nebraska K-12 science teachers, thereby enhancing student achievement.