SC2: Scientifically Connected Communities – Inspiring the next generation of scientists! Susan Brown College of Education
Scientifically Connected Communities (SC2) offers professional development for the teachers that emphasizes inquiry based teaching strategies and pedagogy that promote science learning for all of the students.
The Institutes and Summer Academies are held on the NMSU campus. K-12 teachers participate in labs and other activities designed by NMSU and regional scientists in physics, chemistry, biology, and geology to increase teachers’ science content knowledge. The activities also serve as models for inquiry-based curriculum. The teachers are provided resources to use in their classrooms, including GK-12 lesson plans, posters, CDs, and other materials.