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A Problem of Scale

Just What Exactly is a STEM (STEAM?)

How Well Do Your Students Really Understand
Natural Selection?

Global Connections: Celebrate "International
Year of Forests" with your Students

Get Green - Early Childhood Environmental

Juice from Juice: Making a Dye-Sensitized
Solar Cell

Gravity: The Universe's Crazy Glue

NASA: Evolution of the Universe

Using Socratic Labs to Teach Atomic Structure
and Periodic Trends

Accessing Secondary Science Text

Wearing Away the Earth’s Surface

Issues of Science Organizations
Gelatin Waveguides: Using Inquiry and Cutting-
Edge Research to Teach the Properties of Light

Force and Motion with Straw and Tape!

Newton 's First Law: Inertia Explained-25
Activities to Teach Inertia

The Problems with Oil Project (POP)

Snapshot Science!

Our Amazing Immune System

Earthquakes – A Workshop for Teachers (Part I
and Part II)

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Science & Language Arts-A Symbiotic

Get Ready, Get Set, Go! How to Be Successful
and Ready for Science Olympiad Competition

An Introduction to Climate and Storm Water
Issues with Project WET

Advancing Science with Literacy using Reading
Science Performance Assessments for K-5

CaMSP – Incubating Changes in Districts and

Climate Change Connections

What's In Your Water?

Live Organisms in the Classroom: Preventing
Invasive Species Introduction

The Forgotten Cure: A Case Study in the
History of Science

Data From a Standards-Based Science
Assessment Can Inform Instruction and
Improve Student Achievement
Stoichiometry: A Stumbling Block for Chemistry

Let's Build a St Louis Motor

A 3-week Unit of Biotech for Any Biology Class

Bucks for Biotech and Other Issues in Starting
a Biotech Program

The Art and Science of Questioning
It's Evolutionary

Connecting and Engaging: Plugging Middle
School Students into Conserving Water and

Move Over Energizer Bunny . . .

Integrating the California Education and the
Environment Initiative (EEI) : Making It Work
For You.

DNA 360 : Genetics from All Angles

Potato Head Genetics

Waves, Wetlands, and Watersheds from the
California Coastal Commission

Bringing Language and Science Together

NASA's WISE Mission Presents: Size and
Scale of the Universe

Teach Marine Biology in Lieu of Biology to all
CA Biology CST Standards

Motivating Middle School Students to Monitor
and Assess Their Learning

The Sound of Music: Recording and Playback
in a Digital World
Science Notebooks: ELL in Context!

Planning Smart: Improving Student

California Science Safety

Designing Inquiry Science Lessons for English
Learners: A Blended Lesson Design

A 4-Member Science Teachers' Journey to
Disentangle the Implementation of Project
Based Learning in an Urban High School of
Gravity, Graphing, Exoplanets, and NASA's
Kepler Mission

FINDing NEMAtodes (C. Elegans an Affordable
& Interesting Model Organism)

Use of Concept Cartoons To Get Middle School
Students Talking About Natural Selection

On The Lighter Side of Science

Climate Change and Coastal Data

Human Pigmentation and UV Intensity

The Rise of Intelligence and Culture
Facing the Future: Climate Change
Connections and Solutions

Beyond Slopes and Points: Teaching Children
How Graphs Can Describe the Relationships
Between Phenomena

Beyond Slopes and Points: Teaching Children
How Graphs Can Describe the Relationships
Between Phenomena
Systems Thinking for the Science Classroom

Volcanic Effects from Space: "Spurring" Your
Students into Earth Science

NanoSize Me: Helping Students Understand
Size Dependent Properties

Understanding Atmospheric Circulation

Creating Chemistry & Physics Discovery Labs

How to Start a Biotech Program - A Toolkit
Approach to Grant Writing and Program

Science Fair Success!

Arthropod Adaptations! Teaching Science to
English Language Learners (ELLs)
Celebrating Diversity in Learning Moon and

Our Solar System and the Periodic Table of

Critical Media Literacy in the Science

Differentiating Instruction in the General Ed.
Science Classroom

The Biology of Birds

The True Nature of Science

Fun with Easy to Do STEM Rocketry!

What Happens If...?: Encouraging Inquiry and
Student Exploration in Physical Science

Science Beyond the Classroom: Making the
Most of What Your Community Has to Offer

Balls and Ramps

Student-Authored Science Books

In the Footsteps of Galileo: Astronomy Using
Galileo's Observations and Hands-On Activities
A Rapid and Efficient Method for Generating
Video Podcasts and Screencasts

Teaching the Nature of Science with Mystery

Activities on Waves and Wave Properties Using
PhET Simulation

Activities on Waves and Wave Properties Using
PhET Simulation
Fossil Fuels to Products

The Energy of Moving Water - Hydropower

Energize Your Classroom While Teaching
Tough Energy Concepts

Perspectives on Transportation Fuels

Enhancing Environmental Literacy in the
Science Classroom, The EEI Curriculum

Physics Models: A Cohesive Approach to
Understanding Mechanics

A Data-Driven and Student-Centered Approach
to Plate Tectonics
Using NASA Themes to Integrate Science,
Math, and Language Arts

Globe, Garden and Garbage: Bringing Life
Science Standards Home to Children in a Living
Improving the Testing of Scientific Reasoning in
Grade 8 Science

Biotechnology 101

How Do Scientists Communicate?
Using Online Testing in a High School Science

CalESTA Share-a-Thon for Earth & Space

NASA’s Goldstone Apple Valley Radio
Telescope Project – NASA’s Radio Eyes on the
An Innovative Middle School Family Science
Discovery Program: What Makes Plastics so
Good and So Bad?

Elementary Family Discovery Science Program
and Positive Discipline: A Recipe for Success!

What Is in Boiling Water?

NASA's Science Missions Present: More Than
Your Eyes Can See--The Universe Across the
Electromagnetic Spectrum

Rocking the Rock Cycle with... Candy?

Subduction Zone Conditions - School of Rock
Marine Plastic Pollution: Examining Issues and
Solutions in a Middle School Classroom

The Kinetics Connection: Demonstrations with
a Theme

Raising the Bar With Questioning Strategies in
3rd Grade Earth Science: Lessons Learned.

Common Core State Standards Update

Strategic Science Teaching: Connecting
Literature with CA Science Standards for
Grades 6-8

Strategic Science Teaching: Connecting
Literature with CA Science Standards for
Grades 9-12

Earth Science: Teacher Led Virtual Field Trips

Cost Effective Chemical Compounds

Whoosh! The 120 MPH Rocket Lab

Weathering of Rocks

Teaching the Water Cycle

The Chemistry and Biology of Food.
Explore the Sun and Solar Energy with Ready-
to-go Activities for the Elementary Classroom

Health Science Pathways and Academies –
Build it, Sustain it!

Genetics with Flies is Easy. Really!
Physics Teacher Education Coalition Project at
CSU Long Beach

Mentoring Pre-Service Teachers-Do's and
Don'ts of Mentoring

Using Data for Authentic Inquiry: 3 Strategies
Tsunami! New California Maps, Resources, and

Tsunami! New California Maps, Resources, and

Managing The Middle School Science Lab
Scientific Inquiry Through Hands-on Logic

Watershed Wonders

Forensic Science in Your Classroom!

Channel Islands Live—No SCUBA Gear
A Head Start on Science

My Top 10 Ten Labs and Demonstrations

Physics of Baseball

Ready, Set, Experiment! Activities for your K-5

NASA's SDO & IRIS Missions Present:
Exploring the Sun with Spectroscopy

Evolution Solutions

Stretch Your Digital Dollar: Affordable
Strategies for Integrating Mobile Technologies
into the Classroom

Harness the Power of Social Networking in
Your Classroom, Safely, and for FREE

Eyes on Earth 3D & Eyes on the Solar System

Supermarket Chemical Reactions in Ziploc

Hands-On, Minds-On Periodic Table

Teaching Density for Understanding
Science: The Perfect Context to Learn

Altering a Lesson to Increase Student
Conceptual Understanding

Experimental Design K-5

Let’s Go For a Ride! Plate Tectonics &
Earthquakes: Changing Our Oceans and World

Teaching the 8th Grade Chemistry Standards,
with Paper Manipulatives, on a Budget

Learn about Teacher Research Opportunities
and Resources Available Through NASA
Dryden Flight Research Center's Office of
Urban EcoLab: A Novel Inquiry-based Curricula
in Urban Ecology for High School Students

Risks in Biotechnology Activities

The Human Population at 7 Billion

Mapping Science Knowledge

Introduction to Media Making for Science

NASA’s Eyes on the Earth: Creating Buzz in the

NASA’s Eyes on the Earth: Creating Buzz in the
UCLA CNSI High School Nanoscience -
Superhydrophobic Surfaces

Balancing ELD and the 5E's

Integrating Science and Mathematics

Bell to Bell Engagement

Density Do’s and Don’ts: Activities for Teaching
Density to Middle School Students

Ditching Lecture for Lab

Now Explain it to Me: Claim, Evidence, and
Reasoning in the Special Education Classroom

Using Moodle in a Math Science Partnership:
Helping Teachers Move from Awareness to

Using Moodle in a Math Science Partnership:
Helping Teachers Move from Awareness to
Strange Biology

Hands-on Inquiry to Determine the Epicenter of
an Earthquake

Achieving High Biology CST Scores and
Motivation in Urban Schools

Sky Watching Activities for 2011-2012
Developing Inquiry-Based Lessons Using Water

What a Gas! A Dozen Quick, Inexpensive Gas

The Organized Binder: Best Practices in Action

Glad To Do Cladistics

Project-Based Science: Strategies for Success

Creating ―Wows‖ in Biology to Increase Student

Project WILD Science and Civics: Sustaining
Wildlife for Grades 9-12

Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with
Young Children

Youth Science Education Through Robotics

Engaging Young Learners in Science with PBS
Media-Rich Educational Resources

Improve Your Teaching of Science Through
Media-Based Student Assessment Tools

Science Education Series + Web Resources

Strategic Science Teaching: Connecting
Literature with CA Science Standards for
Grades K-2
Strategic Science Teaching: Connecting
Literature with CA Science Standards for
Grades 3-5

Using Vocabulary Strategies to Maximize
Students’ Learning in Science

Astrobiology: The Search for Life Beyond Earth

Reading, Writing & Rings: Combining Science
and Language Arts
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             Description                                                             First_Name    Last_Name
             Cells and Atoms are the same thing, right? Help your students           Peter         A'Hearn
             make sense of the very large and the very small.
             This panel discussion will bring together teachers and                  Peter         A'Hearn
             administrators of existing STEM magnet schools to discuss their
             visions and challenges. Anyone looking to start a STEM magnet
             should attend!
             Natural selection is a central concept based on several ecological,     Dianne        Anderson
             genetic and evolutionary ideas. Explore these ideas and try out
             classroom tools that can be used to learn natural selection.

             Forest ecosystems provide essential resources: water, carbon,         Kay             Antunez de Mayolo
             soil. Celebrate ―International Year of Forests‖ learning about forest
             sustainability. Take home Project Learning Tree’s curriculum
             Global Connections: Forests of the World.
             Try out fresh ideas that engage young students in exploring the       Kay             Antunez de Mayolo
             natural world. Take home Project Learning Tree’s new early
             childhood guide and a music/movement CD. .
             This lecture/demo discusses solar energy, and includes the            Shane           Ardo
             construction of a dye-sensitized solar cell using blackberries for
             light absorption. A great activity for turning kids on to science.

             Discover what holds our universe together – GRAVITY! Attendees          Kristina      Atia
             become inquiring scientist as they replicate Galileo’s Leaning
             Tower of Pisa experiment using everyday objects to discover the
             effects of gravity.
             Stunning images from NASA’s airborne observatory SOFIA,                 Dana          Backman
             provide details regarding the evolution of the universe: star
             formation, formation of elements, "life cycle" of organic
             compounds. Flight opportunities for teachers highlighted
             Socratic Labs offer a student-centered, collaborative, and              Jason         Batten
             scientifically rigorous way to teach new material. Learn about the
             approach and receive 5 Socratic labs that teach the entire first unit
             of chemistry!
             Looking for ways to help students comprehend the middle or high         Arthur        Beauchamp
             school textbook? This session provides you with tools and
             techniques to help students increase their reading comprehension.

             During this workshop participants will explore several hands-on         Debra         Bereki
             activities that focus on weathering and erosion and how they
             reshape the Earth’s surface. Come rock out and enjoy this sandy
             This meeting is for leaders of science organizations to meet and        Debra         Bereki
             discuss their issues. It is open to representatives of science
             organizations, CSTA Chapters, and anyone interested in starting
             an organization.
Explore the properties of light using gelatin waveguides! These     Angela         Berenstein, NNIN
inexpensive, inquiry-driven labs closely mirror actual design
parameters used to make optical waveguides in today’s research
Discover speed, distance and time in a new and fun way! Using a James              Blackie
few inexpensive supplies, we’ll build a track and conduct a marble-
run slowness-race!
This workshop will demonstrate activities to explain inertia. After Jacques        Bordeaux
instruction, teachers will have a clearer understanding of inertia
and best practices to teach inertia in the elementary classroom.

Wrap physical science standards around an engaging project with         Susan      Boudreau
labs, multi media, concept maps, carbon footprints and student
action. Try some activities, see what’s possible within a traditional
Link light, optics and eyes with cameras. Then learn how to use a       Susan      Boudreau
camera for beautiful pictures and for class photo-shoots scattered
through the rest of the school year.
Explore how components of the Immune System communicate                 Victoria   Brady
and collaborate to recognize and overcome pathogen invaders
and to maintain up-to-date defenses.
For teachers who wish to learn more about earthquakes,                  Lawrence   Braile
seismology, plate tectonics and related Earth science, and
implement exciting hands-on activities. Free materials provided.

Take a virtual journey to the Earth’s center using a scale model.       Sheryl     Braile
Learn about the structure and conditions in Earth’s interior. Great
activity – instructions, tour guide and narration provided.

Time can be on your side! Help your students achieve Science            Andrea     Brown
Literacy through systemic vocabulary development, word analysis,
& reading comprehension. Notebooks, w/ emphasis on
conclusion. Creative Graphic Organizers. Preview, Predict,
Confirm activity for Expository Text. GLAD strategies/ word
analysis utilized. Go away w/ a wealth of strategies. Raffle. Bring
your camera.
The ins and outs of Science Olympiad preparation. Get ready, get        Andrea     Brown
set, compete. From practice to packing for the events, from
stressful to less stress, and from a single coach to a team of
coaches, hear the inside scoop. Science Olympiad a hands-on
minds-on competition.
This action-packed and hands-on workshop will introduce you to          Brian      Brown
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) and the role of
science to understand the unique climate and storm water issues
of California.
The Reading Apprenticeship Model is a well-tested approach to           Willard    Brown
adolescent science literacy instruction: Evidence from
Randomized Controlled studies support it efficacy. Participants will
practice two Reading Apprenticeship routines with rigorous biology
texts and discuss implementation issues.
Science performance assessments have been developed for              Mary         Bruno
students in grades K-5 and are used district wide. These
performance assessments, along with some student work, will be
CaMSP partnerships between districts and IHE faculty have            Mary         Bruno
resulted in many positive changes to each partner. These changes
resulted in increases in student performance in science, and the
results will be shared.
Have you wondered how to make Climate Change relevant for            Helena       Carmena
your students? Join us to learn strategies on how to assess
students' prior knowledge of Climate Change and to connect
examples of impacts and solutions here in California to their lives.

Learn how to engage your students in a fascinating project that will Laura        Childers
allow them to study the aquatic life and water quality of their local
rivers, ponds, and streams.
Live organisms provide learning opportunities but have a              Linda       Chilton
tremendous impact if they are released. Learn about native
organisms uses, where you can get support and stewardship
efforts that restore environments.
Hailed as one of the wonders of the world yet forgotten today,        Alan        Colburn
learn about biological research’s first great accomplishment—the
disease cure that won the first Nobel Prize.

This session will demonstrate that results from a standards-based    Kathy        Comfort
science assessment can be used to inform instruction and
improve student learning and achievement in science.
This workshop is designed to help students understand the            Antoinette   Corbin
concept of law of conservation of mass, organize steps in solving
stoichiometry problems, and help teachers create relevant test
Are you looking for an additional experiment to reinforce your       John         Currie
teaching of electricity and magnetism? We will build a working St
Louis motor that could be used as a classroom activity to help
students better understand some of the fundamental concepts of
electricity and magnetism.
A biotechnology experience for every student! Learn how to           Ellyn        Daugherty
implement a 3-week unit to introduce biology students to the
science and business of biotechnology. Participants will receive a
suggested list of activities and resources and conduct one of the
recommended activities (a Micropipeting Secret Code).

Participants will learn strategies to address key issues in starting Ellyn        Daugherty
or improving a biotechnology program, including funding, facilities,
curriculum, student recruitment, workplace experiences,
assessment, etc.
Learn how to classify questions based on their purpose, how to       Sarah        Delaney
design a sequence of questions that will foster deeper
understanding, and simple teacher behaviors that improve
question effectiveness.
It’s Evolutionary! Learn how to link concepts about evolution in a   Kathy         DiRanna
meaningful way to increase student understanding. Participants
will receive a copy of activities to use in their classroom.

Connect students to a water and energy-based curriculum            Russ            Donnelly
supplement that engages students in exploring challenges and
finding alternatives to limited water supplies and high energy
demands in Southern California.
Bunnies do not really power cell phones and flashlights, but how   Deborah         Drab
many people really know what makes batteries work? Investigate
how batteries get their ―juice‖ in this inquiry-based, hands-on
Whether you’ve seen the EEI curriculum or not, this presentation David             Eisenberg
will help you make it a successful part of your classroom. Lessons
learned by teaching an Ocean Currents unit.

We’re Back! Now we’re Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together for         Gina          Ford
Genetics. Check out how we have incorporated several key
instructional strategies into one Fun and Engaging Academic
Genetic Unit.
Looking for an active and engaging manipulative on Genes and         Gina          Ford
Inheritance? Come check out our creative, budget friendly
project/assessment that uses Mr. Potato Heads. Handouts will be
Receive an introduction to the California Coastal Commission’s       Annie Kohut   Frankel
science activity guide, Waves, Wetlands, and Watersheds, and
find out about other free resources available from the
Increase science achievement in K-12 classrooms by explicitly        Michelle      French
teaching your students to communicate with each other in a polite
and productive way. Take strategies with you to use Monday
Explore hands-on, standards-based activities to help your students   Kyle          Fricke
grasp the size and scale of the Universe and learn about one of
NASA’s latest missions to investigate the Universe, WISE.

Comprehensive biology course focusing on marine life teaching all Mark             Friedman
required California biology standards! Includes lesson plans, labs,
activities, assessments, games, web interactives/web quests.
Course components tried and test scores were phenomenal: 96%
Advanced and Proficient in an inner-city 100% Black and Latino
Title One public school!
Hands-on workshop where data and research-driven materials are Cheryl              Frye
provided that motivate students to monitor their understanding of
State Standards through common assessments and re-teaching
A CD, a DVD, and a BluRay disc physically look the same, yet        Marilyn        Garza
they store different amounts of information. Come explore sound
in a new and unique way!
Wonder how to find time for science for ELL students? Explore           Jana       Gentry
how science investigations combined with notebooks provides a
context for ―best practices‖ for language development targeting
Research shows that time spent planning "smarter" translates into       Dean       Gilbert
improved student achievement. Explore elements of a standards-
based instructional unit, using the backwards mapping model.
Receive printed materials and interactive CD.
This science safety workshop will provide participants with a           Dean       Gilbert
general overview of science safety for public schools. A
comprehensive set of materials will be provided to each
Want to improve students’ English language proficiency through          Susan      Gomez-Zwiep
science? We will present a blended lesson design that integrates
English language development strategies with inquiry science.
Lesson templates and samples provided.
Join us in our journey towards understanding the AUTHENTIC              Patricia   Gonzalez
process of Project Based Learning. A 4 science teacher panel will
present on our experiences to implement PBL into a struggling
inner-city high school.
Activities suitable for students grades 6-12 using Kepler Mission       Alan       Gould
exoplanet discovery data to model planetary motion, learn graph
interpretation, Kepler’s Laws, and gravity in everyday life.

Provide your students with an authentic, user-friendly, and             Susan      Groff
affordable model organism, C. elegans. Introduce the importance
of this wonderful worm to biological research and its relationship to
the human genome.
Imagine 7th grade students having discussions about a scientific        Muriel     Gross
concepts, staying on-task and actually enjoying the experience!
Natural selection concept cartoons motivate all levels of student to
engage in communicating.
Participate in Realia Encounters, Realia and Contrived Discrepant       David      Hanley
Events, and Demonstrations that serve as memory hooks and
curiosity stimuli to defuse misconceptions and retain science
concepts. Keep the learning fun.
Climate change is starting to have big impacts on coastal areas.        Pat        Harcourt
We’ll use student-friendly data and images to study warming,
storms, and sea level rise in California coastal systems and
consider how these might affect coastal species.

This human evolution activity studies the distribution of patterns of Pamela       Harman
human pigmentation. Discover the causal relationship with
environment, reproductive success and natural selection. Lesson
plan and background resources provided.

Create cultural evolution on Planet Z, examine evidence, observe        Pamela     Harman
how cultures may or may not change over time with the SETI
Institute. Free PDF guide available online. Grades 5 – 6.
Climate Change and Engaging Students Through Global Issues       Naomi           Harper
curriculum Tools-on activities: measure greenhouse gases, graph
carbon dioxide trends, use probeware -measure, build, and report
findings. Complimentary CD and teach on Monday.

Frustrated by your students ability to understand the science         David      Harris
behind the graph? This easily replicated science/math activity
helps students build understanding of how graphs
describe/compare relationships between scientific phenomena.

Frustrated by your students ability to understand the science
behind the graph? This easily replicated science/math activity
helps students build understanding of how graphs
describe/compare relationships between scientific phenomena.          David      Harris
Digestive system, ecosystem, food system, oh my! Science is full      Emily      Harris
of opportunities to study systems. This session will explore how
using a systems thinking approach helps students understand the
complexity of the world around them.
Introduce earth science with NASA 's Mission Geography                Brian      Hawkins
program. Compare images from space and satellites to
understand volcanic eruptions. Actual data helps graph, evaluate
and predict human impacts of volcanic events.
Participants will learn effective strategies for integrating          Nancy      Healy
Nanoscience learning goals related to size-dependent properties
into secondary science classrooms. Handouts provided plus a free
copy of the NanoLeap CD.
Participants will construct an understanding of earth’s atmospheric   Richard    Hedman
circulation and prevailing wind patterns by engaging in hands-on
lab activities and model-based reasoning. These are teacher-
tested lessons ready for classroom use.

Learn how to give your students a hands-on experience before          Kendia     Herrington
they start learning vocabulary. You will walk away with over 40
short labs/discovery stations that cover physics and chemistry.
These activities can be taken to any level to push students to try,
especially EL students.
Want to start a Biotech Program? Whether you want to start with       Stanley    Hitomi
just a few labs or with an entire course, join us for a "tool kit"
approach to writing grants and designing your program. Learn
from two teachers who have developed model programs.
Make your Science Fair an amazing part of the curriculum that will    Emily      Hoffman
challenge students and they become integrated of the complete
scientific method. Research, Proposals, Experimentation, Data
collection, and Analysis!
Participants will engage in a lesson investigating arthropod          Meredith   Houle Vaughn
adaptations. This lesson exemplifies a research–based model to
promote English and academic language development through
science inquiry.
The workshop will provide hands-on activities and material in           Hui-Ju    Huang
teaching lunar cycle and season. It will also address multicultural
components which could be incorporated into the lessons.

This workshop will teach you basic principles of what the table         Sandra    Kaszynski
represents by using our solar system as an exciting basis for
This workshop will discuss the influence of popular media on            Jarod     Kawasaki
students’ scientific understanding. Empirical evidence from two
research studies, examples of scientific news coverage, and
lesson plans will be presented.
This session is designed to introduce teachers to methods of            Richard   Kaylor
teaching science to students with special needs. Included will be
addressing IEP goals, using accommodations, and modeled
strategies that can be used for instruction.
Teach core biology standards such as ecology and evolution              Erica     Kelly
through birds, truly amazing creatures! Activities and materials will
be shared and you will gain a plethora of ideas to take directly
back to the classroom that can be implemented the next day.

How does science really work? Ideas and activities will be shared       Erica     Kelly
about how to incorporate the nature of science into already
existing curriculum and that will give your students a deep
understanding of what science really is and how it works in the real
Easy STEM projects from the amazing NASA Rockets Educator               Richard   Kinney
Guide. You’ll build, test, and play. For new and experienced
teachers. Guarantee: you’ll have as much fun as your K-12
Want to support powerful learning and move beyond                       James     Kisiel
memorization? Give students a chance to answer their own
questions and think critically about investigations to make physical
science concepts more meaningful.
Field trips are powerful learning experiences—but are you making        James     Kisiel
the most of the science resources in your community? Discover
ways to strengthen your teaching repertoire with concrete
strategies and new ideas for supporting student learning.

A fun reliable lab activity to help students understand Newton 's Janet           Kleinschmidt
second law of motion, construct a graph, interpolate to
hypothesize, understand independent and dependent variables,
and build academic language.
Science or Writing? Accomplish both at the same time. Come and Karren             Krosby
learn various ways of helping students make student-authored
science books to demonstrate learning, share with their parents,
and increase both their writing and science knowledge.

Engage in inquiry-based activities re-creating and examining the   Brian          Kruse
observations Galileo used to support the heliocentric model of the
solar system.
In this workshop, a rapid method for creating video podcasts and      Brian       Kwan
screencasts will be described. Learn how this technology can be
used to aid your teaching and your students!
The nature of science (NOS) is rarely taught, despite being           Brian       Kwan
fundamental knowledge for scientific literacy. This workshop
presents a fun and simple activity that will get students excited
about NOS.
This workshop showcases PhET virtual labs and activities (free        Chuhee      Kwon
downloadable simulations) and how to use them as labs, demos,
or homework when teaching about waves and wave properties.

This workshop showcases PhET virtual labs and activities (free
downloadable simulations) and how to use them as labs, demos,
or homework when teaching about waves and wave properties.            Chuhee      Kwon
Use hands-on activities to learn about exploration, production,       Rebecca     Lamb
refining, chemical manufacturing, transportation, marketing, and
uses of petroleum, natural gas and their products in the industrial
Hands-on activities teach the energy of moving water. Build and       Rebecca     Lamb
test hydropower turbines that generate electricity, and learn the
advantages and disadvantages of using this renewable energy
Hands-on activities explore the forms of energy – motion, heat,       Rebecca     Lamb
light, sound, electricity, and energy transformations. Gain
confidence teaching energy concepts and receive free resource
materials to energize your classroom!
Explore the economic and environmental advantages and                 Rebecca     Lamb
disadvantages of conventional and alternative transportation fuels
such as petroleum, ethanol, electricity, biodiesel, compressed
natural gas and propane.
This session explores the State Board of Education approved EEI       Natalie     Lee
Curriculum which teaches select Science content standards at all
grade levels through an environmental lens and is available free
Having trouble teaching all of the mechanics equations in             Michael     Lew
Physics? This workshop will introduce you to four basic ―Physics
Models‖ that will help you teach your students effective problem-
solving skills.
Want your students to deeply engage in plate tectonics while
developing scientific skills? Explore a unit emphasizing inquiry
learning and data-driven exploration of plate tectonics. Unit
plan/classroom activities provided.                                   Geraldine   Loveless
Use rockets and the International Space Station to teach young        Ota         Lutz
children the basics of attributes and forces and motion, while
integrating math and language arts skills.
Discover how 3rd and 4th grade science standards can be taught        Kim         Machnik
through global and local sustainability lenses by building a biogas
generator, learning about composting, and receiving quality
classroom resources.
A presentation of a cognitive analysis of the Grade 8 Science CST Anna           MacPherson
items and work on the design of new, cognitively demanding
assessment items in ―Structure of Matter.‖
Immunoassays and genetic engineering not your forte? Come         Kristin        Majda
boost your biotechnology knowledge and learn about wonderful
animations and techniques for teaching complex concepts like
protein synthesis and DNA replication. Handouts!

Learn how to integrate science literature and primary sources into
your curriculum, and about the exciting new field of bioinformatics!
Handouts describe FREE online tools and provide detailed
instructions. (this description will need to be modified if I am
granted use of the technology lab)                                     Kristin   Majda
How to use an online testing format for high school+. Various sites    Heather   Marshall
will be demonstrated with pros and cons of each. Bring your laptop
or mobile device to test in the session!
This Share-A-Thon is an open workshop where teachers may               Heather   Marshall
come browse for lab activities for Earth and Space Science topics,
and discuss modifications with the individual presenters. 15
presenters means 15 different lab activities for immediate use in
the classroom.
The Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope (GAVRT) Project             Shannon   McConnell
allows students to take control of a 34-meter radio astronomy
antenna from their classroom.
Expand your middle school family science program to include a          Kathy     McElroy
series focused on plastic pollution, density and buoyancy. Families
investigate the science of plastics and the issues around single-
use plastics.
Monterey Bay Aquarium educators will present a new elementary          Kathy     McElroy
Family Science model that includes positive parenting
components. During a five-night series, families learn how to
communicate successfully through scientific inquiry.

Inquiry can be easy to implement with simple changes to                Mike      McKee
instruction. Learn how questioning can uncover misconceptions,
increase student learning and have fun teaching! Hands-on, free
NASA uses instruments sensitive across the electromagnetic             Bryan     Mendez
spectrum to get the whole picture of the Universe. Come learn
ways to demonstrate these different parts of the spectrum in your
Is teaching geology getting you frustrated? Come to this fast-         Joanne    Michael
paced workshop, in which we will simulate the rock cycle using
various candies, and learn different songs to help the students
(and YOU!) remember the various steps. Lesson breakdown and
worksheet provided!
What are the geologic environmental conditions at a subduction         Joseph    Monaco
zone? Use actual data from the JOIDES Resolution to explore
drilling sites extending across the convergent boundary near
Enrich your middle-school classroom with hands-on, standards-          Lacey       Moore
based activities focusing on issues and solutions surrounding
plastic pollution. Activities will highlight physical and chemical
properties of plastics including density and buoyancy.

Lecture demonstrations representing the six major factors              Michael     Morgan
affecting the reaction rates will be illustrated with chemical
demonstrations in a review lecture style format.
This workshop explores the relationship between teacher’s              Hedy        Moscovici
questioning strategies, and students’ involvement in scientific
argumentation and their use of Academic Language in a third
grade science classroom.
Learn current details about the implementation of the Common           Barbara     Murchison
Core State Standards, including the standards for literacy in
Science, and information about instructional resources,
professional development, and assessment plans.
Teachers know a good book can hook a learner, just like doing          Marian      Murphy-Shaw
science. In this session learn about a resource that combines
both. Then add research-based learning strategies to teach all
your students how to access, process and retain content
information from labs and literature.
Teachers know a good book can hook a learner, just like doing          Marian      Murphy-Shaw
science. In this session learn about a resource that combines
both. Then add research-based learning strategies to teach all
your students how to access, process and retain content
information from labs and literature.
Virtual fieldtrips can benefit traditional classrooms and              Christine   Nakamura
independent study programs. See snippets from VFT to Mono
Lake, CA. Get introduced to free resources for creating your own
VFT to the moon.
CECC will give you a hands-on method of teaching, reinforcing,         Travis      Nelson
reviewing, and differentiating chemical compounds that 8th grade
physical science students will understand.
Plastic soda bottle rockets rapidly accelerate to amazing speeds.      William     Nettles
Safety; inexpensive launchers, rocket construction. Video and
unbelievably simple math accurately reveal speeds above 100
mph. Video, handouts, lesson plans.
Use hands-on inquiry investigations to teach the process of            Diane       Newell
weathering. All investigations will be conducted by the participants
and will take home investigations to practice in their classroom.
Your students will love doing these investigations, giving them the
foundation to learn about erosion and deposition.

Let us help you teach the water cycle. During this fast paced        Cary          Olin
hands-on workshop we will give you several different activities that
can be used when teaching the water cycle.
Get a fresh perspective on food. This presentation will show you     Jeff          Orlinsky
how to introduce and incorporate biology and chemistry of food
into your course.
Join us to explore our amazing Sun through hands-on science           Ruth        Paglierani
activities created especially for the elementary classroom.
Discover new classroom strategies for integrating science,
language arts, mathematics and art.
Navigate the Health Science Academy Toolkit. This free                Ellen       Peneski
multimedia collection highlights steps for developing a pathway.
Newbies and veterans alike benefit from included bilingual
information, funding resources and more.
Discover inexpensive ways to engage your students in genetic
studies with fruit flies. Simple or challenging investigations are
possible with this champion of model research organisms. No fly
experience needed!                                                    Paul        Picard
We describe our activities at CSU Long Beach to support current       Galen       Pickett
high school physics teachers and to recruit our physics majors into
the teaching profession.
Presenters will share experiences and best practices for              Rick        Pomeroy
mentoring student teachers into the science teaching profession.
Ways for dealing with problems and celebrating successes will be
Learn three inquiry teaching strategies using earth or space
science, Internet data. Participants will participate in a
collaborative inquiry, jigsaw activity, or a backward faded
scaffolded activity.                                                  Rick        Pomeroy
The California Geological Survey shows how to access and use          Cynthia     Pridmore
new online state coastal tsunami maps. Free video, lesson plans,
hands-on and topographic map activities, and resource materials
The California Geological Survey shows how to access and use
new online state coastal tsunami maps. Free video, lesson plans,
hands-on and topographic map activities, and resource materials
provided.                                                             Cynthia     Pridmore
Whether the school site has a lab with gas jets, sinks, and fume
hood or simply flat desks for the students with a single water hose
bib outside the front door, Middle School lab activities can be
managed in a safe and fun way.                                        Susan       Pritchard
Explore Scientific Inquiry through Logic-Based Activities to          Anthony     Quan
improve students’ skills in observation, critical thinking, and
explanations. We will also help students discover the important
connection between math and science.
Teach about your local watershed with these fun hands-on              Carrie      Raleigh
activities; make a water cycle bracelet, create a watershed model,
and enjoy an edible aquifer.
Learn how to incorporate the most popular and exciting scientific     Karalyn     Ramon
field into your classroom. Participants will receive hands-on
experience solving realistic crime scene scenarios using actual
forensic techniques.
Experience Channel Islands Live! This new, place-based program        Catharine   Reznicek
combines standards, technology, and innovative partnerships to
foster learning and environmental awareness. Classroom
resources and materials will be presented and distributed.
A national demonstration project has developed activities to help      William   Ritz
Head Start teachers bring ―sense of wonder‖ science to young
learners. We will share activities which engage pre-K and other
children in the exciting science of their everyday world.

Paul Robinson, author of the Conceptual Physics Laboratory             Paul      Robinson
Manual, will give a presentation of his favorite physics labs and
demonstrations. Attendees will receive a DVD of his favorite
physics video clips.
Paul Robinson shares tips, suggestions, and demonstrations to          Paul      Robinson
integrate the physics of baseball into a variety of curriculum levels.
Participants will receive a DVD collection of video clips relating to
baseball that all physical science teachers will find both useful and
Selected K - 5 lab activities will be discussed on how to get more Tanya         Sanchez
bang for your buck, allowing you to wow your students and get
them hooked on science. Three labs will be demonstrated:
Chemical Reactions, Sound Lab, and Animal Adaptations.

Build your own spectrograph to learn how scientists use visible        Deborah   Scherrer
light to study the Sun. Experiment with your instrument and learn
activities to introduce the nature of light and spectroscopy to your
students. You can sign up to receive (free) spectroscopes for your
Wondering how to infuse evolution into your curriculum? Looking        Judy      Scotchmoor
for evolution applications with direct relevance to engage your
students? Join an interactive exploration of the newly revised
Understanding Evolution website.
Mobile technologies, like netbooks and cell phones, are low-cost       Katy      Scott
solutions to technology integration. Used in conjunction with
various free web-based applications, teachers can offer students a
more interactive learning experience.
Social networking can engage students, increase academic               Katy      Scott
discussion and extend the school day. We’ll explore how to
effectively utilize the free social networking tool Edmodo in any
JPL has developed two software tools that quickly reveal how           David     Seidel
spacecraft are exploring Earth and the solar system including near
real-time data. They are free to everyone. This will demonstrate
the programs and discuss classroom applications.

In this inquiry experiment, student use chemicals available on the     Jodye     Selco
open market to safely explore a variety of chemical reactions in
sealed zip top bags. Appropriate for 1st grade and above.

Learn a hands-on method for revealing the organization of the     Jodye          Selco
elements on the periodic table makes visible why the chemistry of
elements within a family are similar.
Density is difficult to understand, but the use of appropriate    Jodye          Selco
manipulatives helps. Learn how to teach density for
understanding. Connections made to math and language arts are
Come to this session to see how to incorporate student talk and       Therese   Shanahan
academic language functions into a lesson on sound that uses a
lot of everyday materials.
A few alterations to the Project Wet Water Cycle Simulation that      Jody      Sherriff
makes it more inquiry focused and built on the three key findings
in ―How People Learn‖.
Experience a process to use with students that promotes the           Jody      Sherriff
understanding of the experimental design process. Receive a
scaffolded packet that contains specific science content ideas for
each of the grades K-5.
Come and explore how Japan and California’s earthquakes are           Susan     Singh
different. We will learn how Plate Tectonics and our earth’s crust
have changed over time. We will also learn the different geological
features of the Pacific Ocean floor. Hand-outs will be provided.

Teach the 8th grade Chemistry standards with an inexpensive,          Julie     Smith
reproducible paper "chemistry set." This workshop covers
organization of the Periodic Table, valence electrons, bonding
properties of the groups, covalent and ionic bonding. Students
really "get" the standards using this teaching method.
Discover how to participate in cutting-edge, authentic teacher        Shaun     Smith
research experiences at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center,
and learn how to obtain free to low-cost NASA education
resources for your classroom.
Come learn about a module-based curriculum in urban ecology!          Eric      Strauss
Session will include an overview of the 8-modules, an introductory,
hands-on lesson, and information about professional development
Project Learning Tree (PLT) provides free activity guides for the     David     Stronck
risk and for biotechnology. Receive free teaching materials and
participate in doing some of these activities.
Do activities of the Population Connection, Inc. Receive a free CD    David     Stronck
of these activities about international trends and problems caused
by the human population explosion. Analyze data and reach
Discover how to create media-rich, interactive, science-based         Andrea    Swensrud
maps using free tools from Google. Enhance student learning by
incorporating this fun, place-based technology into your
Come learn how easy it is to integrate and implement engaging,        Andrea    Swensrud
relevant, media-making projects in your science classroom using
free tools and resources!
"Fly along" with NASA, observe Earth from space, view NASA            Laura     Tenenbaum
data-maps of carbon dioxide, sea level, temperature and more,
learn tips to improve student participation, topic comprehension,
stimulate scientific curiosity.
"Fly along" with NASA, observe Earth from space, view NASA
data-maps of carbon dioxide, sea level, temperature and more,
learn tips to improve student participation, topic comprehension,
stimulate scientific curiosity.                                       Laura     Tenenbaum
―Superhydrophobic Surfaces‖ is an inquiry based hands-on activity Sarah             Tolbert
for high school students, which demonstrates how chemical
modifications of surfaces at the nanometer scale can produce
dramatic changes in a material’s functional property.

Learn to balance the language learning needs of English Learners         Jo         Topps
through science! This innovative approach integrates English
Language Development and science. Discover ways to get
science into your teaching day.
Have you ever wondered how to find the time to teach science? In         Jo         Topps
this hands-on workshop learn how to "buy" time for science by
developing combined science and mathematics learning goals and
Come learn a variety of short 5-15 minute activities to engage your      Maryanne   Tornquist
students from bell to bell.
Density is challenging. Learn hands-on activities that introduce         Natalie    Torres
density by focusing on the relationship between mass and volume,
using cereal, raisins and balloons in order to target common
An Imperial County high school is increasing student engagement          Cristina   Trecha
in their Intro to Biology course by turning it on its head - come find
out how they did it!
Find out how you can support your students in the secondary              Cristina   Trecha
special education classroom to build stronger scientific
explanations through a claim, evidence, and reasoning framework.

Learn how the Moodle web based learning environment/course               David      Tupper
management system can be integrated into professional
development offerings and help teachers transition from
awareness to classroom implementation
Learn how the Moodle web based learning environment/course
management system can be integrated into professional
development offerings and help teachers transition from
awareness to classroom implementation                                    David      Tupper
An animal that photosynthesizes? A creature revived after 100            Chace      Tydell
years? Life in boiling water? Ignite your students curiosity by
teaching fundamentals of biology in the context of strange
biological systems.
Learn how to triangulate and find the epicenter of an earthquake.        Rosalie    Van Zyl
Hands-on triangulation, web-based activity that teaches how to
read real P-S Wave data. Web based homework students will
love, 5-word poster and gallery walk. All activities will be done or
demonstrated in the workshop.
CST Biology scores of 96% basic and higher in urban LA! We'll            Gerard     Vargas
demonstrate/share proven brain research-based strategies to
improve motivation, retention, and success for all. Genetics
Resources provided!
Follow bright planets at dusk! Venus-Jupiter, now on opposite            Robert     Victor
sides of sky, will form spectacular pair in March. Solar eclipse,
transit of Venus conclude school year. Observing guide, desktop
This workshop will guide you into developing more inquiry based      Ai        Vu
lessons that are engaging and reflect the standards. The
presenter will use a phenomenon based on unique properties of
water to springboard inquiry teaching in the classroom for middle
and high school levels.
A dozen gas time and budget conscious experiments using              Linda     Waldman
recycled household supplies. Utilizing the scientific method,
groups of students discover the effects of gases and some of the
gas laws.
This system increases student success by providing structure;        Mitch     Weathers
including a starting routine, goal setting, review of the previous
day’s standards, a quiet written reflection to end class, and much
Help students reconstruct the evolutionary history of life by        Karin     Westerling
building cladograms using morphological, biochemical, and fossil
data. Receive activities making cladistics easy to understand and
deepening student understanding of evolution.
Join Monterey Bay Aquarium educators to discuss rewards and          Mary      Whaley
challenges of incorporating a variety of projects into your
curriculum. Discuss project planning, timeline issues and team-
building strategies…a recipe for success!
WOW your students to capture their interest and create labs and      Emily     Williams
activities that are memorable and meaningful. Handouts and
project guidelines will be shared for immediate use in your
Receive a Project WILD Science and Civics: Sustaining Wildlife       Barbara   Winn
Curriculum Guide for grades 9-12. Student activities for inquiry
investigations and field methodology that develops conceptual
understanding of ecological principles.
Experience Growing Up WILD. Discover how to lead young               Barbara   Winn
learners on an exploration of the natural world in and outside the
classroom while they gain valuable knowledge and skills.
The new 4-H curriculum, Junk Drawer Robotics, engages youth in       Steven    Worker
understanding scientific concepts, processes, engineering design,
and technology creation using household items to complete simple
design challenges.
Explore the value of using media to help young learners deepen       Nancy     Yamamoto
connections in science, build critical thinking skills, and reach
diverse learners with free online media resources from PBS.

Learn how to use a free, easy-to-use online digital recording tool to Nancy    Yamamoto
orally capture student’s scientific knowledge and inform your
science teaching.
Sid the Science Kid, Curious George, and Cat in the Hat are           Nancy    Yamamoto
making science a fun adventure! Learn to connect media and
hands-on activities to make science an everyday exploration.
Teachers know a good book can hook a learner, just like doing         Sandra   Yellenberg
science. In this session learn about a resource that combines
both. Then add research-based learning strategies to teach all
your students how to access, process and retain content
information from labs and literature.
Teachers know a good book can hook a learner, just like doing       Sandra   Yellenberg
science. In this session learn about a resource that combines
both. Then add research-based learning strategies to teach all
your students how to access, process and retain content
information from labs and literature.
Experience a hands-on lesson that demonstrates easily               Sandra   Yellenberg
transferable strategies for teaching all students to successfully
learn both science concepts and the academic language needed
to attain deeper levels of science comprehension.

Are we alone in the universe? NASA scientists study our solar       Rachel   Zimmerman Brachman
system to help answer this question. Learn about NASA's
multidisciplinary astrobiology education resources.
Learn about NASA 's Saturn science and language arts program,       Rachel   Zimmerman Brachman
"Reading, Writing & Rings" and other Saturn educator resources.
Teachers will receive free curriculum materials, and learn how to
use them.
Presenter_Title           Presenter_School/Org.        Track             Emphasis
K-12 Science Specialist   K-12 Alliance                Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

K-12 Science Specialist   K-12 Alliance                Multidisciplinary Science Leadership

Professor/Program         Point Loma Nazarene          Life             Pedagogy/I&E
Director                  University

Project Learning Tree     CA Dept. of Forestry and Fire Environmental   Pedagogy/I&E
Coordinator               Protection Project Learning

Project Learning Tree     CA Dept. of Forestry and Fire Environmental     Pedagogy/I&E
Coordinator               Protection Project Learning
                          Caltech Solar Army            Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Science                   Pacific Elementary School    Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E

Education and Public                                   Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E
Outreach Director

                                                       Chemistry        Pedagogy/I&E

Director                  Sacramento Area Science      Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL

President                 Gold Coast Science Network Earth/Space        Pedagogy/I&E

PhD Candidate             Gold Coast Science Network Multidisciplinary Science Leadership
                                                       Physical         Technology

Science Teacher           Ensign Intermediate School   Physical         Assessment

Consultant                Inner City Education         Physical         Pedagogy/I&E

Science Dept. Chair       Orinda Intermediate          Physical         STEM

Science Dept. Chair       Orinda Intermediate          Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Science Educator          Exploratorium Teacher        Life             Science Leadership

Professor, Earth and      Purdue University            Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E
Atmos. Sciences

Teacher                   Happy Hollow School          Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E

Science TOSA              Hacienda La Puente USD       Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL

Science TOSA              Hacienda La Puente USD       Multidisciplinary Informal Science

Coordinator, California   Water Education Foundation Environmental      Informal Science
Project WET

PD and Materials          WestEd, Strategic Literacy   Life             Literacy/EL
Development Associate     Initiative
Teacher/Science Coach    Kordyak Elementary School   Multidisciplinary Assessment

Science Coach            Kordyak Elementary School   Physical        Science Leadership

Manager of Teacher       California Academy of       Integrated      Informal Science
Services                 Sciences

Education & Volunteer    Sequoia Riverlands Trust    Life            Informal Science

Education Program        USC Sea Grant               Environmental   Informal Science

Professor of Science     CSU Long Beach              Life            Pedagogy/I&E

PASS Director            WestEd                      Physical        Assessment

                         Consumnes Oak High School Chemistry         Pedagogy/I&E

Physics/Math Teacher     Lennox Mathematics &        Physics         STEM
                         Science Technology

Biotechnology Teacher    San Mateo High School       Life            Pedagogy/I&E

Biotechnology Teacher    San Mateo High School       Life            Pedagogy/I&E

Curriculum Developer &   California Academy of       Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E
Teacher Educator         Science
Statewide Director      K-12 Alliance                Life              Pedagogy/I&E

Education Programs      Metropolitan Water District of Environmental   Informal Science
Manager                 Southern California

                        Long Beach USD               Physical          Pedagogy/I&E

                        Los Alamitos High School     Earth/Space       Pedagogy/I&E

Teacher                 Twelve Bridges Middle        Life              Pedagogy/I&E

Teacher                 Twelve Bridges Middle        Life              Assessment

Education Coordinator   California Coastal           Environmental     Science Leadership

Staff Developer and     Tulare City Schools & K-12   Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E
Classroom Teacher       Alliance

Coordinator of Public   UC Berkeley Center for       Earth/Space       Informal Science
Programs                Science Education

Science teacher         Animo Leadership Charter     Life              Science Leadership
                        High School

Science teacher         Menifee Valley Middle School Physical          Pedagogy/I&E

                        Santa Barbara Jr. High       Physical          Technology
4th Grade Teacher                                    Physical        Literacy/EL

Science Consultant        Los Angeles COE            Multidisciplinary Classroom Management

Science Consultant        Los Angeles COE            Multidisciplinary Classroom Management

Department of Science     CSU Long Beach - K-12      Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E
Education                 Alliance

Science teacher           Lincoln High School        Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Co-I Kepler Mission EPO   UC Berkeley - Lawrence Hall Earth/Space    Technology
                          of Science

                          Santa Ana USD              Life            Pedagogy/I&E

Science teacher           Thurgood Marshall Middle   Life            Informal Science

Teacher                   Highland High School/      Integrated      Pedagogy/I&E

                          Wrigley Institute for      Earth/Space     Technology
                          Environmental Studies

Education and Outreach    SETI Institute             Life            Pedagogy/I&E

Education and Outreach    SETI Institute             Integrated      Pedagogy/I&E
                                                          Environmental    STEM

Regional Director/Teacher K-12 Alliance Escondido         Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL
on Special                Union School District

Regional Director/Teacher   K-12 Alliance Escondido
on Special                  Union School District         Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL
Curriculum Developer and    California Academy of         Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E
Educator                    Sciences

NASA Aerospace              Pennsylvania State University Earth/Space      Technology
Education Specialist

NNIN Education              Georgia Institute of       Integrated          Pedagogy/I&E
Coordinator                 Technology, Nanotechnology
                            Research Center

Interim Director            Center for Math & Science Earth/Space          Pedagogy/I&E
                            Education, CSU Sacramento

Science Teacher             Alta Sierra Intermediate      Physical         Pedagogy/I&E

Math & Science              San Ramon Valley Unified      Life             STEM
Coordinator                 School District Education

Teacher                     South Pasadena Middle         Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Assistant Professor,        San Diego State University,   Life             Literacy/EL
Science Education           Teacher Education
Dr.                     CSU Sacramento                Earth/Space     Pedagogy/I&E

NASA Education          AESP NASA/JPL, Teacher        Earth/Space     Pedagogy/I&E
Specialist              Education

Doctoral Student        UCLA                          Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Teacher                 Summit View                   Physical        Pedagogy/I&E

Teacher                 Polytechnic High School       Life            Pedagogy/I&E

Teacher                 Long Beach USD                Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Science Department Head Reyburn Intermediate School Physical          STEM

Associate Professor,    CSU Long Beach                Physical        Pedagogy/I&E
Department of Science

Associate Professor,    CSU Long Beach                Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E
Department of Science

                        Sierra Intermediate/UC Irvine Physical        Pedagogy/I&E

Teacher                 Roosevelt Elementary School Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL

Lead Formal Educator    Astronomical Society of the   Earth/Space     Pedagogy/I&E
                         Loyola High School            Multidisciplinary Technology

                         Loyola High School            Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Professor, Physics and   California State University   Physics          Technology
Astronomy                Long Beach

Professor, Physics &     California State University
Astronomy                Long Beach                    Physics          Technology
Program Director         National Energy Education     Chemistry        STEM

Program Director         National Energy Education     Physical         Technology

Program Director         National Energy Education     Integrated       STEM

Program Director         National Energy Education     Physical         Technology

                                                       Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL

Teacher                  Loyola High School            Physics          Pedagogy/I&E

7th and 8th Grade Science
Teacher                   Windward School              Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E
                          NASA JPL                     Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E

                         Heifer International          Life             Pedagogy/I&E
Graduate Student        Stanford University School of Physical       Assessment

Teacher                 Oxnard College               Life            Technology

Teacher                 Oxnard College               Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E
Geology Teacher         Sobrato High School          Multidisciplinary Technology

Geology Teacher         Sobrato High School          Earth/Space     Pedagogy/I&E

Educator/Engineer       Jet Propulsion Laboratory    Earth/Space     Informal Science
                        Deep Space Network

                        Monterey Bay Aquarium        Environmental   Informal Science

                        Monterey Bay Aquarium        Life            Informal Science

Education/Information   NASA Kennedy Space           Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E
Specialist              Center

Education and Public                                 Earth/Space     Informal Science
Outreach Specialist

Science Specialist      Meadows Elementary           Earth/Space     Informal Science

Retired Earth Science   Redlands East Valley High    Earth/Space     Assessment
Teacher                 School
Curriculum specialist    Monterey Bay Aquarium       Environmental    Informal Science

                         Francisco Bravo Medical     Chemistry        Pedagogy/I&E
                         Magnet High School

Professor, Teacher       CSU Dominguez Hills         Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E

Education Programs       California Department of    Multidisciplinary Science Leadership
Consultant               Education

Student Services Director Siskiyou COE               Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL

Student Services Director Siskiyou COE               Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL

MS/HS Science Teacher,   Connections Academy         Earth/Space      Technology
& TCL 6-8, ES

                                                     Physical         Assessment

                         Nightingale Middle School   Physical         Pedagogy/I&E

Teacher                  Nobel Middle School         Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E

Water Programs Specialist Sonoma County Water        Earth/Space      Informal Science

Department Chair/Teacher Warren High School          Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E
Coordinator, Public         Space Sciences Laboratory,     Earth/Space      Literacy/EL
Programs                    UC Berkeley

Health Science Initiative   San Diego Science Alliance     Multidisciplinary STEM

Science Teacher             Loyola High School             Life             Pedagogy/I&E
Professor, Physics and      CSU Long Beach                 Physics          Preservice Teacher Education

Lecturer/Supervisor         UC Davis, School of            Multidisciplinary Preservice Teacher Education
Teacher Education           Education

Lecturer/Supervisor         UC Davis, School of
Teacher Education           Education                      Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E
Engineering Geologist       California Geological Survey   Earth/Space      Informal Science

Engineering Geologist       California Geological Survey   Earth/Space      Informal Science

Science Teacher             Washington Middle School    Multidisciplinary Classroom Management
Faculty Advisor             UCLA Grad. School of        Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E
                            Education and Info Sciences

Education Coordinator       Santa Ana Watershed            Environmental    Informal Science

Science Teacher             Loyola High School             Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Education Technology        Ventura COE                    Environmental    Technology
Professor Emeritus,         CSU Long Beach                 Integrated       Pedagogy/I&E

Physics Teacher             San Mateo High School          Physics          Pedagogy/I&E

Physics Teacher             San Mateo High School          Physics          Pedagogy/I&E

Science Specialist          Grand View Elementary          Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

                            Stanford Solar Center,         Physics          Technology
                            Stanford University

Director of Education and   UC Museum of Paleontology Life                  Pedagogy/I&E

Education Technology        Monterey Bay Aquarium          Multidisciplinary Technology

Education Technology        Monterey Bay Aquarium          Multidisciplinary Technology

Manager, Elementary &       Jet Propulsion Laboratory      Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E

Professor                   California State Polytechnic   Chemistry        Pedagogy/I&E
                            University, Pomona

Professor                   California State Polytechnic   Chemistry        Pedagogy/I&E
                            University, Pomona

Professor                   California State Polytechnic   Physical         Pedagogy/I&E
                            University, Pomona
Site Director, CSPI    UC Irvine Center for       Physical         Literacy/EL
                       Educational Partnerships

Regional Director      K-12 Alliance/WestEd       Earth/Space      Pedagogy/I&E

Regional Director      K-12 Alliance/WestEd       Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Elementary Science                                Earth/Space      Preservice Teacher Education

Science Teacher        Lennox Middle School       Chemistry        Preservice Teacher Education

                       NASA                       Earth/Space      STEM

Professor, Biology     Loyola Marymount           Environmental    Pedagogy/I&E

Professor of Science   CSU East Bay               Life             Pedagogy/I&E

Professor of Science   CSU East Bay               Life             Pedagogy/I&E

Project Supervisor,    KQED Public Broadcasting   Multidisciplinary Technology
Science Education

Project Supervisor,    KQED                       Multidisciplinary Technology
Science Education

                       NASA Jet Propulsion        Earth/Space      Science Leadership

                       NASA Jet Propulsion
                       Laboratory                 Earth/Space      Science Leadership
                          UCLA                       Chemistry        Technology

Regional Director         K-12 Alliance/WestED       Physical         Literacy/EL

Regional Director         K-12 Alliance/WestED       Integrated       Pedagogy/I&E

Teacher                   Atascadero High School     Multidisciplinary Classroom Management

Teacher                   Whitney High School        Physical         Pedagogy/I&E

                          Reuben H. Fleet Science    Integrated       Pedagogy/I&E

Fleet Inquiry Institute   Reuben H. Fleet Science    Integrated       Pedagogy/I&E
Project Director          Center

Teacher                                              Multidisciplinary Technology

Teacher                                              Multidisciplinary Technology
                          Cerritos College           Life              Informal Science

Teacher, NBCT             Nobel Middle School Math,  Earth/Space      Technology
                          Science, Technology Magnet

Biology Teacher           ANIMO Leadership Charter   Life             Assessment
                          High School

Staff Astronomer                                     Earth/Space      Informal Science
Science Specialist/Coach   Alameda COE Curriculum &     Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

Chemistry Dept Chair       Cerritos Community College   Chemistry        Informal Science

Teacher                    Sequoia High School          Multidisciplinary Classroom Management

Teacher                    Matthew Gage Middle School Life               Pedagogy/I&E

                           Monterey Bay Aquarium        Multidisciplinary Pedagogy/I&E

                           South Pasadena Middle        Life             Classroom Management

Project WILD Coordinator Project WILD/Department of     Environmental    Pedagogy/I&E
                         Fish and Game

Project WILD Coordinator Project WILD/Department of     Environmental    Pedagogy/I&E
                         Fish and Game

4-H Science, Engineering, 4-H Youth Development         Multidisciplinary Technology
and Technology            Program

                           KQED                         Multidisciplinary Technology

                           KQED                         Multidisciplinary Technology

                           KQED                         Multidisciplinary Technology

County Science             Santa Clara COE              Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL
County Science        Santa Clara COE Curriculum Multidisciplinary Literacy/EL
Coordinator           and Instruction

County Science        Santa Clara COE             Life             Literacy/EL

Solar System and      NASA Jet Propulsion         Multidisciplinary Preservice Teacher Education
Technology Educator   Laboratory

Solar System and      NASA Jet Propulsion         Earth/Space      Literacy/EL
Technology Educator   Laboratory
Level     School Level
3-13+     All

K-12      All

7-13+     Jr. - High

7-13+     Jr. - Univ

PreK-2    Elementary

7-12      Jr. - High

3-5       Elementary

6-12      Middle - High

9-12      High

7-12      Jr. - High

6-10      Middle - High

Pre-K-13+ All
7-12   Jr. - High

8      Jr.

2      Elementary

7-10   Jr. - High

7      Jr.

7-12   Jr. - High

5-9    Intermediate - Jr.

5-9    Intermediate - Jr.

2-7    Elementary - Jr.

4-12   All

1-6    Elementary

9-12   High
K-5     Elementary

4-5     Intermediate

6-7     Middle

6-13+   Middle - Univ.

3-13+   All

9-13+   High

6-8     Middle

10-12   High

11      High

9-13+   High

9-13+   High

K-12    All
7-10   Jr. - High

6-8    Middle

4-5    Elementary

8-11   Middle - High

7-10   Jr. - High

7-10   Jr. - High

3-8    Elementary - Jr.

K-12   All

6-12   Middle - High

8-12   Middle - High

5-8    Intermediate - Jr.

4-12   All
3-5       Elementary

PreK-12   All

Pre-K-13+ All

K-13+     All

5-12      Intermediate - High

6-12      Middle - High

6-12      Middle - High

7-9       Jr.

9-12      High

5-10      Intermediate - High

7-12      Jr. - High

5-6       Intermediate
6-8     Middle

4-12    All

4-12    All
3-6     Elementary

5-9     Intermediate - Jr.

8-12    Middle - High

8-12    Middle - High

5-10    Intermediate - High

6-13+   Middle - Univ.

6-12    Middle - High

K-8     Elementary - Jr.
3       Elementary

3&5     Elementary

7-12    Jr. - High

9-12    High

7-12    Jr. - High

7-12    Jr. - High

K-13+   All

8-9     Jr.

4-10    Intermediate - High

8       Jr.

1-12    All

5-12    Intermediate - High
9-13+   High

4-13+   All

13+     University

13+     University
6-12    Middle - High

6-12    Middle - High

3-12    All

4-10    Intermediate - High

K-12    All

12      High

6-12    Middle - High
K-2     Elementary

3-4     Elementary
8        Jr.

7-13+    Jr. - High

9-13+    High
9-13+    High

6-12     Middle - High

4-12     All

6-8      Middle

PreK-5   Elementary

K-12     All

6-12     Middle - High

4        Elementary

9-12     High
6-8     Middle

10-12   High

3       Elementary

K-12    All

6-8     Middle

9-12    High

6-10    Middle - High

8       Jr.

5-12    Intermediate - High

4-6     Intermediate

2-5     Elementary

8-12    Middle - High
2;3;5   Elementary

6-13+   Middle - Univ.

9-12    High
9-13+   High

13+     University

5;9     Intermediate - Jr.
4-12    Intermediate - High

4-12    Intermediate - High

6-8     Middle
6-8     Middle

4-6     Intermediate

6-12    Middle - High

1-9     All
PreK-3    Elementary

7-13+     Jr. - High

7-13+     Jr. - High

K-5       Elementary

9-12      High

7-10      Jr. - High

Pre-K-13+ All

3-13+     All

3-13+     All

1-13+     All

5-13+     Intermediate - Univ.

4-13+     All
2-3     Elementary

5       Elementary

K-5     Elementary

3-8     Elementary - Jr.

8       Jr.

K-13+   All

7-12    Jr. - High

7-12    Jr. - High

7-12    Jr. - High

6-12    Middle - High

5-12    Intermediate - High

6-13+   Middle - Univ.

6-13+   Middle - Univ.
10-13+   High

K-2      Elementary

4-5      Elementary

7-12     Jr. - High

5-10     Intermediate - High

9-12     High

9-12     High

K-12     All

K-12     All
10-13+   High

6;9      Middle

9-12     High

K-13+    All
6-12     Middle - High

9-12     High

5-13+    Intermediate - Univ.

7-12     Jr. - High

6-12     Middle - High

6-9      Middle - Jr.

9-12     High

PreK-2   Elementary

6-12     Middle - High

PreK-2   Elementary

PreK-2   Elementary

PreK-2   Elementary

K-2      Elementary
3-5    Elementary

1-12   All

9-12   High

1-4    Elementary

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