2018 California Science Education Conference Workshop List as of 10/3/18
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Workshop DateWorkshop TimeWorkshop LocationWorkshop TitleProgram DescriptionPresenterCo-PresenterPartner StrandScience(s)Grade Level(s)Emphasis(es)
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 102Trophic Cascades: A Force of Nature with HHMI!Trophic cascades are fundamental in the ecology and human impact instructional segments. They illustrate cause and effect relationships between organisms and within ecosystems. Engage with BioInteractive films and phenomena-driven activities, dive into data and patterns around trophic cascades.Samantha M Johnson (Science Teacher)Jim Clark, DirectorHHMIEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Life Science/Biology6-8 Integrated Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 4-course ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Pedagogy, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs)
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 103Exploring Science and Engineering Practices with a Schoolyard CleanupConsider litter as a phenomenon leading to active use of the Science and Engineering Practices. Your students can contribute to citizen science while improving their school community and the environment.Annie Kohut Frankel (Education Coordinator)CEEINEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Integrated Science (bundled across domains)3-5, 6-8 Integrated Model, High School 4-course Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 104Guiding inquiry in (and out of) the gardenJoin us for a hands-on experience of learning from plants instead of learning about them. Gain concrete strategies for facilitating close observation to build students' curiosity and wonder, and help them truly figure out how plants work.Amelia Rosenman (Senior Associate Teacher Prof. Dev.)Tim NunesCalifornia Academy of SciencesLife Science/BiologyPreK-2, 3-5Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Pedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 105Active Inquiry Using the Science PracticesCraving genuine opportunities for students to experience the science process from start to finish? We'll get hands on and model a Practices-focused investigation drawing from NatureBridge's years of experience guiding student investigations in our National Parks!Megan Jakubowski (Sr. Education Director)Kurt HollandEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Life Science/Biology6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelPedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Informal Science Education
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 212Phenomena Get to the ConceptK-5 teachers are invited to experience phenomena for the purpose of bringing the Cross Cutting Concepts young children can learn to life. Grade level groups will work with K-5 Performance Expectations using age appropriate investigations.Marian Murphy-Shaw (Education Services)CISC - ScienceApplicable to All SciencesPreK-2, 3-5Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Beef Up on Content
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, BR DDive Into the Ocean's Oxygen Minimum ZoneExplore a new piece of curriculum with the Monterey Bay Aquarium! Explore the concept of a metabolic budget and oxygen minimum zone research, discuss and draw conclusions on how human activities may affect organisms that live in these extreme environments.Elizabeth Callaghan (Senior Education Specialist)Joey Scott; Mary WhaleyMonterey Bay AquariumEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy, Life Science/Biology6-8 Integrated ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, BR JFull Contact Science!Teach your students the engineering and design process while also meeting performance expectations for High School Physical Science. In this workshop participants will build revise and test using Sphero sensor data to guide the engineering process.Michael A BrasierLukas RiekePhysical Science , PhysicsHigh School 4-course ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), STEM/STEAM/Maker, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Assessment, Classroom Management/Engagement
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, CenterImplementing NGSS Aligned High School Science Core CurriculumExplore how a large urban district (SFUSD) developed and implemented common scope and sequences and curriculum based on a 3­-year NGSS model, integrating Earth Space Sciences. Discuss successes and challenges as they relate to your work.Eric Lewis (Science Support)Deb FarkasChemistry , Earth/Space Science , PhysicsHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Pedagogy
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, ColoradoThe California Science Framework: a tool for NGSS professional learningThe workshop provides educators with a planning tool to organize the large California Science Framework chapters into a pathway for professional learning starting from the key NGSS instructional shifts.Maria C Simani (Executive Director)CSPApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificLeadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development)
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, CypressHooked on Science: Engage Kids Early with Family Science Nights!Family STEM events can help stimulate curiosity and support NGSS implementation. Learn about the Discovery Center for Science and Technology's Family Science Night Program and receive step-by-step instructions for how to start your own K-5 program.Kristin A Majda (STEAM Literacy Coach)Kristin MajdaApplicable to All SciencesPreK-2, 3-5Informal Science Education, STEM/STEAM/Maker
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, EastNGSS Crash CourseNew to NGSS? Want to prepare yourself for the barrage of NGSS language and tools you’ll experience throughout the Conference? Join us for a no nonsense tutorial on the basics to get you ready. (Cheat sheets will be provided.)Lisa HegdahlHeather WygantApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level Specific
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, MagnoliaLet's Give Them Science To Talk About!Learn how to use Science Talk in your classroom right away! Explore a first grade unit on sound to see how Science Talk can be integrated in 5 E lessons.Maria Blue (Teacher)Teresa MobleyApplicable to All SciencesPreK-2Classroom Management/Engagement, Common Core - Literacy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 107Phenomenal Notebooking: Putting the Interaction into Interactive NotebooksCome learn how to take your notebooks to the next level! Increase the rigor of student thinking with a focus on synthesis of student learning using interactive notebook outputs. Current NGSS classroom examples will be shown.Jennifer Weibert (Science Consultant)Matthew CarterApplicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelPedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, WestDevelop Students' CCC Lens Using Picture BooksExplore how to make Crosscutting Concepts more explicit in lessons by using children's literature books.This session will focus on patterns, cause/effect, and systems. Make Crosscutting Concepts more accessible and engaging to your students plus less intimidating for yourself!Lesley Gates (Science Consultant)CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativeApplicable to All SciencesPreK-2, 3-5Common Core - Literacy, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs)
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Friday, November 30
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 106Where Do Trees Get All That Mass? A 7th Grade Learning Sequence from the CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativeBrenda Mueller, teacher, San Diego Unified School District, CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative Core Leadership TeamPhilip Hudec, Science TOSA, Palm Springs Unified School District, CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative Project DirectorCA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativePreK-8
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, 102Putting the Earth Science into Evolution with SticklebacksUsing the HHMI lessons on stickleback evolution we will get our hands dirty linking evolution and fossil records with earth formation and layering. This lesson aligns with Living Earth (part of the 3 course model HS series).Virginia (Gini) Oberholzer VandergonPeter A'HearnHHMIEarth/Space Science, Life Science/BiologyHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, 103Communicating Climate Change in the ClassroomLearn evidence-based techniques that you can use to teach your students about climate change - what it is, why it is happening, why it matters, and how they can take action.Kathy Schulz (Water Education Specialist)CEEINApplicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Informal Science Education, Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, 104Using Video to Make the Invisible VisibleGo from sketching a leaf to diving inside of it. Learn about the Academy's free video vault, and experience how building onto real, hands-on experiences with animated visualizations can make the invisible visible, from microscopic structures to global processes.Clea Matson (Sr Associate, Teacher Professional Dev)Shumit DasGuptaCalifornia Academy of SciencesApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificPedagogy, Technology Integration
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, 105STEP UP 4 Women: Actions to Increase the Representation of Women in PhysicsBringing the representation of women in physics to 50% with high school interventions! Come to this hands-on workshop to learn how to encourage women in physics by joining a national movement to STEP UP 4 Women.Kevin Michael DwyerJustin FournierPhysicsHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelLeadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), STEM/STEAM/Maker, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, 1073D NGSS Early Implementers Lesson: Energy Transfer Through CollisionsThrough the lens of two crosscutting concepts, patterns and cause and effect, participants will plan and carry out an investigation to demonstrate an understanding of a phenomenon: energy transfer during collisions.Diane Deem (4th Grade Teacher)Jenny ChienCA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativePhysical Science3-5Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, 209/10Primary Students Can Do Science!Learn how to help your young students think for themselves and make connections that help them make claims, use evidence, and reason all by talking less and asking the right questions.Camille T Stegman, Ph.DPhysical SciencePreK-2Assessment, English Learner/English Language Development
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, 212All Science All Students: Bridging the Gap with Special EducationCome join us for a close look at strategies and materials that support Special Education using science and STEM.Greg NicholasYamileth ShimojyoApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificBeef Up on Content, Classroom Management/Engagement, Pedagogy
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, BR BSpace: How Far We've Come, How Far Can We Go?In conjunction with the National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute, this presentation will use space exploration as a vehicle for cross-curricular instruction that teaches engineering, the human body, and the persistence that led us to explore space.Anne Artz (STEM Coordinator)Shaoni Bandyopadhyay, Ted KimEngineering , Integrated Science (bundled across domains)6-8 Integrated ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Informal Science Education, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, BR CTaking Science to Hart for the Next Generation - Part 1Come join us as we discuss our process for transforming our district classrooms into inquiry-based NGSS labs of learning! Acquire and share ideas for how to build capacity for your education-changing NGSS message while involving all district stakeholders.Julie Huffman (Science Curriculum Development Specialist)Dave LeBarronEarth/Space Science , Life Science/Biology , Physical Science6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) ModelLeadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development), Pedagogy, STEM/STEAM/Maker
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, BR DGrowing Up Loving the PlanetExplore how to encourage the environmentalist in your students with Monterey Bay Aquarium educators. We'll discuss how to develop empathy for animals and a strong appreciation for our planet.Joey Scott (Senior Education Specialist)Monterey Bay AquariumEP&Cs/Environmental LiteracyPreK-2, 3-5, 6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelInformal Science Education
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, BR IExploring NGSS High School Course ModelsParticipants will have the opportunity to analyze different high school course models including the CA Science Framework high school models. Participants will have the opportunity to consider other high school models beyond what is offered by the CA Science Framework.Nathan Inouye (Science Coordinator)Anna VanDordrechtCISC - ScienceApplicable to All SciencesHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelLeadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Sheraton, CenterMoving Molecules and Sea Level RiseParticipants will engage in a 3-dimensional lesson within a larger learning segment about climate change. Participants will develop and use models to explore the concept of thermal expansion of water as they investigate the phenomenon of sea level rise.Corinne H Lardy (Assistant Professor)Jenna PorterIntegrated Science (bundled across domains) , Physical Science , EP&Cs/Environmental Literacy6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Pedagogy
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Sheraton, ColoradoScientific Literacy in a Digital AgeDo you want to learn ways to use social media to teach students how to obtain, evaluate, and communicate information? Come attend a workshop that explores ways to evaluate social media posts and communicate scientific information via social media.Dorothy Nguyen-GraffJeanette Chipps; Virginia Vandergon; Brian FoleyCSPApplicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Sheraton, CypressSwingsParticipants will build their understanding of forces and motion by experiencing a hands-on lesson that will involve building their own pendulum-swing and analyzing data to make future predictions about motionShayna Suzanne DobbinsDaniel CantelmiPhysical Science3-5Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Sheraton, EastFind Time for ScienceDo you find it difficult to teach science with the so many demands being made by ELA and Math CCSS? This workshop will help you make time by integrating science, ELA and math standards through your daily lessons.Nancy J Davis-Maack (5th Grade Teacher - Multi-Subject)Life Science/Biology3-5Common Core - Literacy, Common Core - Math
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Sheraton, MagnoliaMoving Past 18th Century Standards to 21st Century Space ScienceHow much of our curriculum is spent focusing on Newton's laws or the Bohr model? While these are important for building our students' toolbelts in the science of old, come learn activities on how NASA is moving science forward.Brandon Rodriguez (EPD Specialist)Earth/Space Science , Physics , Integrated Science (bundled across domains)6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) ModelSTEM/STEAM/Maker, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Common Core - Math
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Sheraton, WestUsing the Science and Engineering Practices to Drive InstructionIn this session you will learn how to sequence a lesson series to incorporate the disciplinary core ideas and cross cutting concepts through engineering challenges and the science and engineering practices.Allison Bogart (Teacher)Applicable to All Sciences3-5, 6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, 207Blended Professional Development: Supporting NGSS Implementation Without a BudgetLearn how one district created an innovative certificate program to develop teacher leadership capacity for NGSS implementation. Bring your own device and experience a simulated version of the components of the course. Receive Google-based resources adaptable to your district.Rebecca Friedland (District Instructional Coach)Elisa SleeApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificLeadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development)
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, BR JEngineering through a cross-curricular 2nd grade NGSS unitEngaging literature-based, hands-on session using everyday items to explore materials and their properties. Experience NGSS performance expectation 2-PS1-2 and your K-2 engineering design standards aligned to the 5E Instructional Model.Amy Argento (Science Educator)Marissa StillittanoPhysical Science , EngineeringPreK-2Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Pedagogy, Common Core - Math
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Friday, November 30
12:30pm - 2:00pm
PCC, 106Sound: A 1st Grade Learning Sequence from the CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativeClaudio Vargas, Consultant, K-12 Alliance/WestEdCrystal Howe, Science Coordinator, San Diego County Office of EducationCA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativePreK-8
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, 102The Universe of Soil: Three Dimensional Soil Micro EcologyUsing HHMI BioInteractive resources, we will explore crosscutting concepts in micro ecology with a variety of three dimensional learning tools, including Soil Phenomena Poster Images, Winogradsky Columns, a newly released microbiome-centered short film, and termite mound Voronoi Diagrams.Ben SmithHHMILife Science/Biology, EP&Cs/Environmental LiteracyHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, 103Exploring the world around us through environmental chemistry.Do you want to learn more about how to integrate ESS and Environmental literacy into HS science? Participants will experience a 5E-lesson sequence focused on water quality in a local watershed and the NGSS 3-dimensions.Jeanette ChippsWendy HaganEnvironmental Literacy Steering CommitteeEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Life Science/Biology , ChemistryHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, 104The ABCs of Hands-on Minds-on LearningGo beyond the flashy or bubbly demo and discover a powerful strategy for designing hands-on investigations that truly help build students' scientific thinking.Shumit DasGuptaAmelia RosenmanCalifornia Academy of SciencesApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificPedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, 105Got Crosscutting Concepts? Need More Student questioning…Experience a learning sequence about Plastics in the Ocean that uses crosscutting concepts to facilitate the development of student questions. Receive tools on how to introduce anchor phenomenon and use student generated questions to guide learning throughout a unit.Jill Mayorga (6-12 STEAM Content Specialist, LA Region)Sarah MolfeseApplicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Pedagogy
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, 107Lights! Camera! Science! Integrating filmmaking into NGSSEnhance your Science instruction through the use of filmmaking. This beginner-level, hands-on workshop will guide you through all the steps needed for you and your students to create a video exploring NGSS concepts.Georgia TerlajeCA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativeApplicable to All Sciences3-5Classroom Management/Engagement, English Learner/English Language Development, Technology Integration
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, 209/10i5E--Inquiry and Concept Development in 5Es.Guiding questions, claims and checkpoints are essential in a quality 5E and are based on years of research and experience. Learn how to add these items to your 5Es to ensure that all students are successful in science.Kristi SchertzJulie HuffmanApplicable to All SciencesHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 4-course Model, 6-8 Integrated Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) ModelPedagogy, Beef Up on Content
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, 212Formative Assessments that Promote Student DiscourseThis workshop will provide you hands on formative assessments that you can use tomorrow. The formative assessments will foster discourse and language development and acquisition.Nicole RayJared K Marr (STEM Instructional Consultant)Applicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificAssessment, English Learner/English Language Development, Pedagogy
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, BR BIntegrating SEP's and CCC's into your lessonsStuck presenting SEP's and CCC's the same way? Join our hands-on interactive workshop, to help learn how to fully integrate SEP task types and CCC focus questions into any lesson. Walk out with ready to use tools!Jamie Stevenson (Teacher)Arron SilvaApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Pedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, BR CMaking Waves: Seismic Waves Activities and DemonstrationsHands on activities and effective animations and software are used to demonstrate important seismic wave characteristics and wave propagation, including the four types of seismic waves, the elastic rebound theory, earthquake location, and earthquake damage from seismic waves.Sheryl J Braile (Teacher)Lawrence BraileEarth/Space Science3-5, 6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) ModelBeef Up on Content, Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, BR DPlastics: The Good, the Bad and the UglyFrom contact lenses disposable yogurt containers, plastics are ubiquitous in our daily lives. In this activity, students examine different properties of plastics, investigate what happens after plastic objects are disposed of and what happens when they escape into the environment.Mary WhaleyMonterey Bay AquariumEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelBeef Up on Content, Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Informal Science Education
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sheraton, CenterSci4SJ: Building Community around Science for Social JusticeWant to incorporate social justice into NGSS-aligned science instruction? Learn to structure a PLC around social justice and science. You will leave this workshop with materials to support a PLC and a network of like-minded teachers for collaboration.Sara Dozier (Graduate Student)Kathryn RibayApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificLeadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sheraton, ColoradoDriving Systemic NGSS Classroom Implementation Through Collaborative Communities of PracticeDiscover how two county offices implemented NGSS Cohorts where educators intensively studied NGSS, using a systematic implementation of collaborative communities of practice. Participants will walk away with a professional learning scope and sequence and a context-specific course of action.Leena Bakshi (Science Coordinator)Christina LundeCSPApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificLeadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development), Pedagogy
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sheraton, CordovaUsing Skeletal Remains to Engage in EvolutionWorkshop time will share strategies and techniques for using skeletal remains, especially animal skulls, as a means to engage in and explore the theme of "form fits function" within a MS/HS evolution unit.Christine KarlbergLife Science/Biology6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course Model, 6-8 Integrated ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sheraton, CypressKinesthetic Astronomy In A 3-Dimensional Learning SettingThe SETI Institute presents inquiry-based "Kinesthetic Astronomyâ„¢" through the lens of NGSS. Practice Morrow and Zawaski's 5E Sky Time lessons for understanding a day a and a year, through a movement and motion model.Pamela Harman (Education and Outreach Manager)Coral ClarkEarth/Space SciencePreK-2, 3-5Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sheraton, EastShipwreck! Survive with Stoichiometry! (Lesson)You were sailing the Atlantic when your boat capsized. Oxygen is limited. Help is on the way, but you need to hold out until then. The only thing that can save you now is your Chemistry knowledge and understanding!Joshua Patrick Gagnier (Teacher)ChemistryHigh School 4-course Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, 6-8 Integrated ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sheraton, MagnoliaEngineering Challenge Accepted: Unite Engineering, Math, and the Environment!Help students love math! Experience how an NGSS and CCSS-aligned engineering design challenge can give your students the tools they need to put math and science together! Access resources developed by The Tech Museum of Innovation educational partnerships.Liz O'Hare (Tech Academies Project Manager)Shelley McCrackenEngineering , EP&Cs/Environmental Literacy3-5, 6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelCommon Core - Math, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), STEM/STEAM/Maker
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sheraton, WestIt's All Fun and Games (Until the Disadvantageous Variation Dies)Explore 3rd grade natural selection standards through games and activities. Analyze similarities in family traits, interpret data on advantageous and disadvantageous traits, and devise a solution to the problem of the swallowtail butterfly.Megan E White (7th Grade Teacher)Sarah CavesLife Science/Biology3-5Pedagogy, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, 207NGSS for All: Supporting ELLs Using Collaborative Discourse ProtocolsExperience discourse protocols that help all students access content, develop models, construct explanations, and argue from evidence, and provide specific support to English Learners. Participate in a 5E lesson focused on energy transfer while engaging in collaborative conversation strategies.Elisa J Slee (TOSA)Becky FriedlandApplicable to All Sciences3-5English Learner/English Language Development, Common Core - Literacy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, BR JMay the magnetic force be with you third grade!You are the chosen one! Join us and experience "the force" in this hands-on 5E lesson sequence for 3-PS2-3. A cross curricular approach to magnetic and electric forces using Star Wars literature and the CCSS.Marissa StillittanoAmy ArgentoPhysical Science , Engineering3-5Common Core - Literacy, Pedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
2:30pm - 4:00pm
PCC, 106Badwater 135: A 6th Grade Learning Sequence from the CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativeRachael Tarshes, K-8 Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District, CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative Project DirectorDave Tupper, TOSA, Lakeside Union School District, CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative Project DirectorCA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativePreK-8
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 101Got Physics? Need Physics? Tell us what you need!So-Cal CSU physics and education faculty will share what we do to support physics teaching and you can tell us what you need. This discussion will move us all forward to prepare and support physics teaching for CA-NGSS.Laura Henriques, California State University, Long BeachChuhee Kwon, CSULBPhysical Science, Physics9-12Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Leadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 102Getting Students to Argue with EvidenceAre your students struggling with creating quality CERs? Come learn a fun, hands-on way to get students to argue with evidence. Rubrics and handouts will be provided.Rebecca McKinney (Science TOSA)Arlene PeckApplicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelPedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Assessment
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 103What's Environmental Literacy anyway? Explore through a Student LensEngage in a 5E-based lesson sequence exploring the similarities and differences between ecology and environmental literacy. How do we build scientific and environmental literacy? Why are both important? This lesson sequence asks students to create their own explanation.Amity SandageNehal PfeifferEnvironmental Literacy Steering CommitteeEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Life Science/Biology3-5, 6-8 Integrated ModelPedagogy, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 104Elevate Your PD FacilitationHave you ever been to a PD that was, shall we say, not the best? If you lead PD for other teachers, join us to explore principles and strategies behind creating high quality professional learning experiences.Sarah C Soule (Senior Manager of Teacher PD)Clea MatsonCalifornia Academy of SciencesApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificPedagogy, Leadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 105Solving Human Problems by Mimicking Natural SolutionsUsing the topic of biomimicry, discover how to embed engineering and technology into a life science unit while experiencing this learning sequence first hand. You will leave with everything needed to implement this lesson sequence with your students.Lesley Gates (Science Consultant)CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativeEngineering , Life Science/Biology6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 4-course Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) ModelSTEM/STEAM/Maker, Classroom Management/Engagement, Pedagogy
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 107Eat or Be Eaten: Energy/Matter Flow and Human ImpactEngage in lessons adapted to become an NGSS three dimensional experience with an environmental learning focus. Strategies apply to all grade levels and will use 5th and middle school ecosystem interaction lesson examples. Shared resources, lesson sequences, and slideshow.Barbara J Woods (NGSS Project Director, Curriculum Coach)Bryan EhlersCA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativeEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Life Science/Biology , Earth/Space Science3-5, 6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelPedagogy, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 207Assessing 3Ds: Hands-on Performance Tasks in 6-8Explore hands-on performance assessment and its relationship to mastering the CCSS and CaNGSS. Engage in a hands-on performance task as an example of formative assessment. Use this protocol to develop hands-on performance tasks of your own.Deborah Tucker (Science Education Consultant)Grant GardnerPhysical Science , Physics6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelAssessment, Pedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 212Teaching the EP&Cs and NGSS in High SchoolParticipants will have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the Environmental Principles and Concepts (EP&Cs) and how they are integrated with the NGSS in the high school classroom using resources from the Education in the Environment Initiative curriculum.Nathan Inouye (Science Coordinator)Chemistry , EP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Earth/Space ScienceHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 214Supporting English Language Learners Using Inquiry and NGSSTeachers will have a hands-on experience in which they can dialogue about ways to support English Language Learners using NGSS and Inquiry in the classroom from Kindergarten through 12th grade.Matthew MedranoApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificPedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), English Learner/English Language Development
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, BR BNASA's "Eyes on the Solar System"Bring the solar system to your classroom using this free online tool from NASA. Explore planets, spacecraft, and more! https://eyes.nasa.govRachel Zimmerman Brachman (Solar System and Technology Educator)Kevin HusseyEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Earth/Space ScienceNot Grade Level SpecificComputer Science in Science, Informal Science Education, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, BR CCreativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking CombinedDiscover strategies to build confidence and encourage curiosity. We will use science questions and brainteasers to spur deductive reasoning and help kids make connections to real life.Dia MichelsIntegrated Science (bundled across domains), Applicable to All Sciences, Physical Science3-5, 6-8 Integrated ModelInformal Science Education, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Beef Up on Content
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, BR DNGSS and Your Field TripEngage in science and engineering practices on any field trip! Learn tech tools and literacy strategies to extend the learning back to the classroom.Elizabeth CallaghanJoey Scott; Mary WhaleyMonterey Bay AquariumEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy, Life Science/Biology6-8 Integrated Model, 3-5, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Informal Science Education
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, BR GMojave Desert Tortoise as Phenomenon in Studying Ecological IssuesLearn about the biology of the Mojave Desert Tortoise, then use it as a representative organism for students to research the ecological issues facing the Mojave Desert and how those issues threaten the survival of the Mojave Desert Tortoise.Julie BookmanMargaret Fusari; Peter CoddingtonEarth/Space Science, Life Science/BiologyHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 4-course Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) ModelDisciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Common Core - Literacy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
Sheraton, CenterImplementing UN Sustainable Development Goals for Meaningingful Science Curriculum (NGSS)Create meaningful and engaging projects utilizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to teach NGSS across the curriculum. Bring local to global education to your school through real-world applications.Susan J Groff (Science Department Co-chair)Applicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), English Learner/English Language Development, Leadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development), STEM/STEAM/Maker, Technology Integration, Common Core - Literacy, Common Core - Math, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Computer Science in Science
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
Sheraton, ColoradoTeaching Science with Scratch SimulationsComputational modelling is a powerful tool for understanding scientific phenomena, especially when students create or modify the models. Coding with Scratch is easy and helps build computational thinking skills. Workshop provides an introduction and examples of simulation building and modifying.Brian Foley (Professor)Marschal Fazio; Mahya BabaieCSPApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificComputer Science in Science, STEM/STEAM/Maker, Technology Integration
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
Sheraton, CordovaThe Energy of DanceIn order to move, a dancer's body must posses both potential and kinetic energy. Come experience the science of movement and learn how energy is the ultimate form of expression. Be prepared to participate and move!Mary J Dagani (STEAM TOSA)Physical Science3-5Beef Up on Content, Classroom Management/Engagement, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), English Learner/English Language Development
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
Sheraton, CypressOrganized Chaos in 21st Century Classrooms : A Multidisciplinary NGSS ApproachDiscover how to integrate NGSS across curricula using the 5E model to amplify interactive learning, collaboration, and critical thinking. Elementary educators will experience innovative methods to provide rigorous, engaging experiences for the diverse needs of their 21st-century students.Juan Carlos HernandezKrystal ValdenegroEarth/Space Science , Engineering , EP&Cs/Environmental Literacy3-5Technology Integration, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Common Core - Literacy
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
Sheraton, MagnoliaEphemeral Art: Where NGSS, Outdoor Education and Making MeetLearn about the convergence of Science, Art, and Environmental Stewardship through the creation of artwork that is both beautiful and temporary. Experience the art of the NGSS and the EP&C's during this hands-on, minds-on session.Doron Markus (Science and Engineering Coordinator)Andra Yeghoian, Michelle HoldtApplicable to All SciencesPreK-2, 3-5, 6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelBeef Up on Content, Informal Science Education, Pedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), STEM/STEAM/Maker, English Learner/English Language Development, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
Sheraton, WestCall of the WildFirst Graders love animals, making noise, and hands-on activities. Experience three-dimensional learning with the First Grade Instructional Segment 2. Bring the call of nature to life with your young scientists.Maria R Flaherty (STEM TOSA)Life Science/BiologyPreK-2Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), English Learner/English Language Development, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
Sheraton, EastRe-PROGRAMMING your Cells unit with FREE Euglena Web AppAdd inquiry/SEP5 to Life Science by investigating how Euglena responds to light. Students implement experiments on remote microscopes, analyze data, and make computational models with block based programming. Will your model Euglena respond and move authentically? Challenge accepted!Tamara Juarez (Secondary TOSA)Engin BumbacherLife Science/Biology6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelTechnology Integration, Computer Science in Science, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Friday, November 30
4:20pm - 5:50pm
PCC, 106Chain Reactions, Energy on the Move: A 4th Grade Learning Sequence from the CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativeAlyssa Nemeckova- Fairfield, Teacher, Vista del Monte Elementary, Palm Springs Unified School District, CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative Core Leadership TeamChelsea Cochrane, Science Coordinator, San Diego County Office of EducationCA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativePreK-8
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, MagnoliaHorseshoe Lake: A Case Study in Carbon CyclingBe the scientist who solves the mystery of tree-kill areas on Mammoth Mountain. Create evidence-based models justifying potential causes of death to trees in the region.Melissa Marcucci (Science Teacher)Amy KraftEarth/Space Science , EP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Life Science/BiologyHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 102Using Classroom Discussion to Construct ExplanationsParticipants will learn a framework for leading classroom discussions and learn strategies that support the SEP of Constructing Explanations. Participants will explore in depth what it means to construct science explanations through meaningful student talk and discussion.Tammy Moriarty (Academic Program Professional)Sharon ParkerApplicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelPedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 103Who's at the Beach? Environmental Policy, Beach Access, and YOU!What's the connection between science and policy, and how can access to beaches and parks be improved for all Californians? Science, social science, and the Environmental Principles & Concepts come together in this session.Annie Kohut Frankel (Education Coordinator)CEEINEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Integrated Science (bundled across domains)High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 104Groovy Engineering: NGSS investigations into sound and wavesDesign, build, engineer and investigate sound, waves and materials with an easy to make record player. Learn how sound is encoded and played back with this fun, easy to do, content rich"Snack" activities from the Exploratorium Teacher Institute.Eric Muller (Sr. Science Educator)ExploratoriumIntegrated Science (bundled across domains) , Physical Science , Physics6-8 Integrated Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course Model, 3-5Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), STEM/STEAM/Maker
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 105Access & Equity in the Framework and Application To SubgroupsAttendees will be given a quick introduction to equity then use the California Framework to understand Access & Equity subgroups, teaching strategies, modifying lessons, and using the EQUALS rubric to evaluate an existing lesson or plan a new one.Martin Baxter (Director)Sara YehApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificPedagogy
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 1073D 5E 2nd Grade Earth Science: Stream TablesUse phenomena to understand earth systems. Actively learn how a 3D conceptual flow is developed and experience a 3D 5E learning sequence about stream tables. Student notebooks and video clips illustrate how students make sense of concepts.Monica Aguirre (TOSA: Resource Teacher)Diane DeemEarth/Space SciencePreK-2Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 207Where Data, Technology & NGSS Meet: Making Integrated Science Come AliveLeverage local datasets and research-based data tools to make integrated NGSS science come alive! Explore how people learn from data, case studies of data literacy in math and science classrooms in SFUSD, and strategies to integrate data into classrooms.Harshil Parikh (Co-Founder & CEO)Eric LewisSan Francisco UnifiedIntegrated Science (bundled across domains)6-8 Integrated ModelTechnology Integration, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Pedagogy
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 209/10Energize Schools: Project-Based Biomimicry and Sustainability Curriculum and SupportIn this session, led by the SEI Energize Schools program, explore our hands-on sustainability curriculum units, and participate in a lesson from our Biomimicry curriculum. Attendees will receive an introduction to design thinking and complete a biomimicry design challenge.Timothy Bingham,Liz FitzpatrickEngineering , EP&Cs/Environmental LiteracyHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) ModelSTEM/STEAM/Maker, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 212Phenomena-Based Instruction in the Secondary NGSS ClassroomCome learn how to select useful phenomena that can support three dimensional learning in secondary science classes. You’ll practice choosing phenomena and learn how to support deeper engagement with and understanding of phenomena using technology, digital media, and hands-on activities.Anna Van Dordrecht (Curriculum Coordinator for Science)Matt O'DonnellCISC - ScienceApplicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelPedagogy, Technology Integration
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, BR AZero to STEM, Using NASA Resources to Start Your ProgramNASA Resources are very engaging and free. Learn how a school uses them every month to explore phenomena on Earth and in space!Maria Blue (Teacher)Jon BakerEarth/Space Science , EngineeringPreK-2, 3-5, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelDisciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Classroom Management/Engagement, STEM/STEAM/Maker
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, BR CEcoLogik: Connecting the Next Generation to Nature and TechnologyAs a unique fusion of ecology, nature, and technology, the EcoLogik Program connects underrepresented young women (ages 9 - 16) to the natural resources and science of their National Park, Cabrillo National Monument.Nicole OrnelasEP&Cs/Environmental Literacy , Life Science/Biology , Physical Science3-5, 6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelSTEM/STEAM/Maker, Technology Integration, Leadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, BR GElementary NGSS? What is that and where do I start?Feeling overwhelmed? Need help understanding the alphabet soup of NGSS? Join us for an engaging, hands-on session getting to know your documents, pedagogical shifts, and experiences you can use tomorrow.Amy Argento (Science Educator)Marissa StillittanoLife Science/Biology , Physical Science , EngineeringPreK-2, 3-5Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Pedagogy
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, BR ICollaborative Conversations in the Innovative Science ClassroomImplementation of NGSS challenges us to move away from the traditional lecture and engage students in innovative ways. This workshop explores how to grant students access to complex topics while harnessing the power of collaboration and inquiry-based approaches.Brian Willemse (Demonstration Teacher)Tom PhamChemistry, Earth/Space Science, Life Science/BiologyHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 4-course Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) ModelBeef Up on Content, Pedagogy, Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, CenterArgumentative Writing Using Interactive NotebooksParticipants will use interactive notebooks, models, and argumentative writing to complete a lesson on atoms and chemical reactions.Nicole A. Luckin (Teacher)Diane Loflin; Jewely LickeyIntegrated Science (bundled across domains) , Chemistry6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelCommon Core - Literacy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Pedagogy
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, ColoradoTaking Multiciplinary Science Outdoors and Making It Work!Taking your students outdoors to enhance their learning? Wondering how to use an multidisciplinary approach to NGSS Environmental learning? Participants will experience a hands-on, NGSS-aligned program developed through an EPA grant, San Diego Science Project, and UCSD.Kathryn Schulz (San Diego Science Project Director)Janice AndersonCSPApplicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, 3-5, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, CordovaChemical Equilibrium! Student-Centered & Hands-OnParticipants will do several activities that weave together the 3 dimensions of NGSS and allow students to learn the concept of equilibrium in a student-centered, 5E format.Tera Black (Teacher)ChemistryHigh School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 4-course ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Pedagogy, Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, CypressIce, Ice, Baby: Middle School Storyline using Instant Ice PacksImplement a 3D middle school unit covering nervous system, chemical reactions, and engineering design! Session designed for teachers, coaches, and supervisors from novice to advanced.Kathryn Irene Fleegal (Science Teacher)Arlene Friend; Stephanie BankIntegrated Science (bundled across domains) , Physical Science6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, EastEngineering is not about robots, it's about constraints.Engineering can be as simple as a card game. This activity throws participants into the race to Mars. They will decide and create a Mars mission using the same considerations made by teams at JPL.Laura ComptonApplicable to All Sciences6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific Model, High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course ModelClassroom Management/Engagement, Beef Up on Content, Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 101Chem4SJ: activities for social justice science teachingDo you want to empower your students to use their chemistry knowledge to enact positive change in the world? Join us for an exploration of how chemistry activities can engage students with issues of social justice.Emily ReighLaralyn Bergstedt; Kathryn Ribay; Sara DozierChemistry , Physical Science , Integrated Science (bundled across domains)High School 3-course (ESS Embedded) Model, High School 3-course Integrated (Every Science, Every Year) Model, High School 4-course Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelCrosscutting Concepts (CCCs), Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs)
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, MapleDigital Modeling... Ditch the Notebook!Use the internet to do your heavy lifting. In this session, participants will learn how digital modeling in Google Slides and Scratch can bring the modeling process to life for students. BYO Device to interact with online models.Mary-Elizabeth QuanApplicable to All Sciences3-5, 6-8 Integrated Model, 6-8 Domain Specific ModelScience & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Technology Integration, Computer Science in Science
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
Sheraton, WestRock and Roll With Earthquake Engineering - Digital and Hands-On NGSSExplore how building materials and shapes lessen the severity of earthquake damage? Learn what engineers consider when designing and building an earthquake-proof structure. Your engineer challenge is to build a structure and test it. Will it survive an earthquake?Teresa BasinEngineering , Earth/Space Science3-5Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs), Technology Integration
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Saturday, December 1
8:00am - 9:30am
PCC, 106What Makes Things Move? A Kinder Grade Learning Sequence from the CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativeKaral Blakenship, Teacher, Franklin Elementary, San Diego Unified School District, CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative Teacher LeaderPriscella Barcellos, Teacher, Lakeview Elementary, Lakeside Union School District, CA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative Teacher LeaderCA NGSS K-8 Early Implementation InitiativePreK-8
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Saturday, December 1
10:00am - 11:30am
PCC, 102Building capacity within instructional leaders to successfully implement the NGSSParticipants will learn about how the Pasadena Unified School District is building capacity in district and school based instructional leaders through focused professional development that utilizes classroom observations and the NGSS Instructional shift continuums.Jodi MarchessoPasadena UnifiedApplicable to All SciencesNot Grade Level SpecificLeadership (coaching, site leadership, administrator, professional development), Pedagogy
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