Simply Science I


For practicing PreK–1st grade teachers


June 10–12, 2014
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


$25 for noncredit. If you choose to take this course for noncredit, you will receive a certificate of hours completed.
$95 credit fee for 1.5 continuing education credits, available through the Colorado School of Mines. 

  • During the workshop you will be expected to be an active participant.
  • Children cannot be accommodated in Teachers Professional Development Programs; no exceptions. Participants who arrive with children will not be admitted to the program.

You are invited to a dynamic three-day workshop designed especially for practicing teachers of young children, Pre-K to 1st grade. Build your science content knowledge while learning how to incorporate and nurture science in your classroom. Enjoy a variety of in-depth experiences that explore an inquiry approach to science. The workshop includes

  • lively discussions with Museum scientists and staff

  • connections to science concepts through math and children’s fiction and nonfiction literature

  • exposure to Museum resources and how to effectively use them

  • plenty of hands-on, interdisciplinary activities that incorporate art and manipulatives


Reservations required. Click here to make your reservation online today! PLEASE NOTE: Registration closes three days prior to the programs. For questions regarding this course, please e-mail


All programs require payment at time of registration. All sales are final unless the Museum cancels the event.


  • Q

    Do I need to attend all three days?

  • A

    Yes, to receive credit and/or a certificate of hours, you are required to attend and participate in the activities all three days, from the beginning to the end of each session.

  • Q

    Do I have to take this course for credit?

  • A

    No, you may take it for ECE annual training hours only, for a total of 22 hours.

  • Q

    May I take the materials and distribute them to my staff?

  • A

    No. The course materials are designed to link Museum resources to classroom activities. Individual teachers must participate in the course themselves to receive the full benefit. 

  • Q

    May I take this course again?

  • A

    No, this course repeats content from prior years.


Life Science and Process of Science

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