Thank you for attending the 2013 California Science Education Conference. 

To view a list of workshops with handouts posted online, click here

10-12 [clear filter]
Saturday, October 26

12:30pm PDT

Reaction Rates Factors - Quick and Easy Demonstrations for High School Chemistry
Come learn how to teach the factors that affect reaction rates though demonstrations and hands-on activities. These simple activities will help all students gain a better understanding of the rates of chemical reactions. Perfect for supporting EL students. Grades 10-12


Julia Bermudez

Whittier Union High School District

Saturday October 26, 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Palm Springs Convention Center, Mesquite A 277 N. Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:30pm PDT

To Drill or Not to Drill?
The workshop shows a case study in which students research and experience the steps in which engineers locate possible oil fields, the different methods of oil recovery, and then apply this knowledge in a town hall meeting. Grades 10-12

Link to Handout (.zip file) ~25MB


Betty Burkhard

Teacher, West High School

Saturday October 26, 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, Andreas
Sunday, October 27

9:20am PDT

From Plato to Moon Phases: Addressing Misconceptions in Science
Common Core literacy meets Next Generation Standards: Come see the process of planning a team taught lesson and the doors opened for inquiry among our staff in developing cross-curricular lessons as we share the connection between Plato and moon phases.

Link to Handouts: http://home.lcusd.net/lchs/ttraeger/geospatial_tools_teachers.html 

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Jamie Lewsadder

Teacher, www.lcusd.net
I'm obsessed with Design Thinking after tagging along with our junior high history teachers on a trip to Stanford's D School. Since then, I see the world differently and want to find ways to share what I learned. When not talking about redefining the purpose of open house or challenging... Read More →

Tom Traeger

Earth Sciences Teacher, La Canada High School

Sunday October 27, 2013 9:20am - 10:20am PDT
Palm Springs Convention Center, Smoketree A
  Workshop, CCSS