NSTA April 11-14, 2019  

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

Whose Fault Is It? An Earthquake Locating Game

Eric Muller Sr. Science Educator, Exploratorium

12:30 PM - 1:30PM | Room 229, America's Center

Play a hands-on game to show how the epicenter of an earthquake can be located. Triangulate the source of a participatory seismic event.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Supporting Fellow Teachers in the Transition to NGSS

Julie Yu, Senior Scientist & Jessica Parker, Director of Teaching and Learning, Exploratorium

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM | Room 227, America's Center

Do you support science teachers who are implementing NGSS? Come see how engaging in three-dimensional learning experiences can be leveraged to enhance their teaching practices.

Groovy Sounds: NGSS Investigations into Waves

Eric Muller, Sr. Science Educator, Exploratorium

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Regency F, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

Make a record player! Investigate sound with an easy-to-build homemade record player. Learn how music is encoded and can be played back.

Focusing Your Eyes on NGSS

Julie Yu, Senior Scientist, Exploratorium

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Room 145, America's Center

Use science practices to explore a fundamental phenomenon—seeing—and build an understanding of how your eyes work.

Community Connections Share-a-Thon

Exploratorium Teacher Institute and Institute for Inquiry

Jessica Parker, Julie Yu, Kelsey Lipsitz and Eric Muller

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | Room: Hall 1, America's Center

Come engage with folks who bring you exciting resources, programs, and opportunities available to you from museums, after-school, media, and other informal science education providers!

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

Seeing Is Believing…or Is It? NGSS Investigations into Human Perception

Eric Muller Sr. Science Educator, Exploratorium

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Room 260, America's Center

Explore your own visual perceptual while engaging in three dimensions of the NGSS. Investigate the eye/brain system with an easy-to-do hands-on activity.

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