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July 8, 2024

Come join us for a deeper dive into5th grade science led by a 5th grade teacher. On day one, we will be exploring a space science unit titled “Full Circle Learning: Earth,
Moon, and Sun Patterns”. Day two we will dive into a physical matter
unit titled “It Matters”. Both days you will be immersed into the
content, completing activities, and utilizing the 5E model for science
teaching while collaborating with other teachers from across the

Grade Focus: 5th Grade

PD Hours: 12 Hours

Date: Monday, July 8th and Tuesday, July 9

Time: 8am-3:30pm

Location: Tucson area – Marana School District

Cost/Commitment Fee: $35 for ASTA members; $50 for Non-ASTA members

Organizer: Deeper Dive Unit Author: Erica Wofford

Benefits of Participation:
·       Resource to implement unit in your classroom (~$200 worth of materials)
·       Lifetime membership to ASTA ($250 value)
·       Transportation Stipend

50+ miles – 99 miles one way = $250;
100+-149 miles one way = $300;
travel 150+ miles one way = $250 for mileage +$100 for lodging — totaling $350

·       Follow-up Session at ASTA Conference – supported to attend with free registration ($225 value)
·       $300 Stipend ($200 for attending workshop; additional $100 for providing feedback of unit and/or /implementing the unit

Tucson Values Teachers is providing limited scholarships for educators to attend PD opportunities, if you are interested, click here for more information

  • For questions regarding this resource, please contact Arizona Science Teachers Association.
  • Contact Name: Sara Torres
  • Phone No: 520-709-1886
  • Email Address: