Maricopa County Public Heals provides onsite professional development for health office staff in the areas of physical health, immunizations and chronic diseases.
Maricopa County Educational Resource Directory
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Librarians offer collaborative strategic planning to support content delivery in the classroom. Librarians build programs to address identified content gaps to reinforce what teachers are doing in the classroom.
Contact your local library to begin the discussion of how this partnership can support student discovery and growth.
Let us come to you! The Stormwater program delivers FREE K-8 educational programs in the classroom. These one-hour programs first engage students by giving them background information on what stormwater is, and how stormwater becomes polluted. We then allow students to explore the topic through age-appropriate hands-on activities demonstrating stormwater pollution. We wrap up the program by discussing how we can work together to protect our drinking and recreational waters.
We have 5 programs depending on the age group of the students that align with Arizona state standards.
Support for the planning, installation, and maintenance of school gardens coupled with garden curriculum that provides nutrition education and physical activity to teach children about the benefits of fruits and vegetables by master gardeners and registered dietitians. A service/resource provided by Maricopa County Public Health.
Support for school comprehensive physical activity programming including integrated physical activities before and after school, during the school day and structured recess, safe routes to school, and shared use agreements. Professional development for teachers and staff also available. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Public Health.
This training is offered to parents in order to promote family and parent engagement in the school setting. Parents learn how the school system is set up, civic engagement, the whole child, how to communicate in the school setting and how they can advocate for healthy changes in their child's school. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Public Health.
Maricopa County Library District (MCLD) offers a wide variety of print and online resources to support students and educators with research projects, term papers, etc. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Library District.
Educators can contact their local library branch for assistance in database instruction by calling 602-652-3000 or contact us online. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Library District.
Educators may contact their local library branch to set up a tour by calling 602-652-3000 or contact us online. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Library District.
Air quality experts visit classrooms to educate students about air quality issues. Topics include air pollution, health effects of common air pollutants, air pollution monitoring, and careers in the environmental sciences. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Air Quality.
Interactive demonstrations of portable air monitoring devices and mobile air quality educational kiosk educates students and families about air pollution. Participation in STEM events also includes promotional items/give-aways and informational material. Ultimate goal is a Call to Action to encourage behavioral changes resulting in improved air quality. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Air Quality.
Up in the Air is an air pollution education program for Kindergarten through 5th grade. Students explore air pollution through hands-on science lessons aligned to state standards. We deliver lesson plans, digital lessons for interactive whiteboards, and resource kits containing all needed materials right to the classroom at no cost. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Air Quality.
Two physical simulation models - one basic, the other customized for Maricopa County conditions. Demonstrations with hands-on for students to cause rain and flooding, move houses and fences around to understand how water flows and is impacted. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Flood Control.
Solve It! is a video series featuring STEM educators posing real-world challenges to students. Each Solve It! episode consists of two videos.
The first poses the challenge for students. All challenges are actual issues that are being grappled with in our community right now.
The second provides teachers with necessary background information, guiding questions, and suggested resources to solve the challenges.
This service/resource provided by the office of the Maricopa County School Superintendent.