California Science Teachers Association 2019 Conference

Presentations by the Exploratorium Teacher Institute and Institute for Inquiry

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Thursday, October 17

1:30 - 3:00 pm, Climate Summit Pre-Conference Day: Educational Resources and Activities from the Exploratorium

Jessica Parker and Lori Lambertson, Teacher Institute, Westin Hotel, Santa Cruz Room

Friday, October 18

12:30pm - 2:00pm, Why do stars twinkle? - NGSS activities from the Exploratorium

Eric Muller, Teacher Institute, Room 212B

4:20pm - 5:50pm, Your Cell Phone's Secret Tools

Desiré Whitmore, Teacher Institute, Room 212B

Saturday, October 19

8:00am - 11:00am, Short Course SC16: Putting it in Order: NGSS-Aligned Instructional Sequences for Teacher Leaders

Tammy Cook-Endres and Zeke Kossover, Teacher Institute Room 212 B

12:00pm - 1:30pm Focus Speaker: Developing a Vision for Equity and NGSS

Julie Yu, Teacher Institute

3:00pm - 4:30pm, Old Traits, New Tricks: Human Variation in the Classroom

Hilleary Osheroff, Teacher Institute, Room 212B

Sunday, October 20

9:45am - 11:15am, Stream Tables: A professional development experience highlighting the 3-dimensions of NGSS

Kelsey Lipsitz and Fred Stein, Institute for Inquiry, Room 212B

We’ll also be in the Exhibit Hall at Booth 216.
Join us for some
Science Snacks!

Science Snacks


Hungry for fresh, exciting science activities based in amazing phenomena? Science Snacks are hands on, teacher tested, and use inexpensive and readily available materials. Satisfy your curiosity without ever getting full.

Featured CSTA Science Snack activities:

Flying Tinsel

Cell Phone Miniscope

Soap Film on a Can

Modulated LED and Siren Disk

Your Father’s Nose

Groovy Sounds

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All Systems Go! Investigating Earth Systems Science
in All Science Classrooms

March 7, 2020 at the Exploratorium

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