Iowa CMS Data Workshop 2016

July 28-29, 2016


Participating teachers will:

  • Apply classical physics principles to reduce or explain the observations in data investigations.
  • Identify and describe ways that data are organized for determining any patterns that may exist in the data.
  • Create, organize and interpret data plots; make claims based on evidence and provide explanations; identify data limitations.
  • Develop a plan for taking students from their current level of data use to subsequent levels using activities and/or ideas from the workshop.

We will also provide opportunities to engage in critical dialogue among teaching colleagues about what they learn in the workshop.


Times and specific activities are subject to adjustment.

Thursday 28 July

08:00     Coffee, Registration, and 

08:30     Objectives/Overview/Data Porfolio

09:00     Level 1 Data Portfolio Activities

11:00    Lunch 

12:00    Level 2 Data Portfolio Activity: 

13:00     Level 2 Data Portfolio Activitiy: 
              CMS Masterclass Measurement

15:00     Reflections on Activities,
              Implementation Discussion,
              & Group Picture

15:30     QN Teacher Survey

16:00     End of Day

Friday 29 July

08:00     Recap of Yesterday/Plan for Today  
              Update Quarknet personal accounts

08:30     Level 2 Data Portfolio Activitiy: 
              CMS Masterclass Measurement

09:00     CMS Virtual Tour (sharp start time)
with Jean-Pierre Merlo

10:00     Finish CMS Masterclass Measurement,
              Discussion & Debrief

11:00    Level 3 Data Portfolio Activitiy Exploration: 
             CMS e-Lab

11:45     Implementation Plans (Post to website)

12:30     Review of Objectives/Evaluation

13:00    Close