AMS 94th Annual Meeting - Atlanta, GAWorkshop Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014Application Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2013 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-9th Grade educators from the Atlanta, Georgia metro area primarily, along with other interested educators from other states attending the conference. Those applying to present within the workshop itself will receive a block of time approximately 1 - 2 hours, depending on the content, in which to present resources and conduct hands-on lessons.What is the share-a-thon option? Over the lunch period, we will host a variety of organizations simultanously 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 pertinent to AMS and the Annual Meeting's theme. Individuals and/or organizations can choose to apply to only the workshop, only the share-a-thon, or both. 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 90-minute block; 60 minutes is preferred.) Share-a-thon Session (One-hour block along with other Share-a-thon presenters) Both a workshop and share-a-thon session Provide a brief description of the presenter's or presenters' experience offering teacher professional development. * What is the workshop title or Share-a-thon activity being proposed? * Note: We encourage collaboration and integrated involvement of AMS scientists and new and relevant educational content, especially involving the AMS meeting theme, "Extreme Weather - Climate and the Built Environment: New Perspectives, Opportunities, and Tools." 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 Please offer a brief description of the activities you will conduct, if they are appropriate for grade levels 4-9, and any Georgia educational science standards addressed. * Please refer to the Georgia science standards. What materials will you be providing to the 35-50 educators attending the workshop and/or Share-a-thon (e.g. handouts, etc.)? * 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 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 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. How did you hear about the worshop or Share-a-thon? * Please feel free to ask or tell us anything else in the space below. Thank you for applying!