Thank you for attending the 2013 California Science Education Conference. 

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4-13+ [clear filter]
Saturday, October 26


STEM—Engagement and Questioning
Through hands-on activities and discussions, we will discuss what STEM is and how to implement STEM thinking into a classroom. Participants will gain an understanding of Habits of Mind in STEM, questioning strategies, and student engagement. Grades 4-13+

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Anthony Quan

Consultant III, STEM, Los Angeles COE
A firm believer that all students are capable of entering Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Fields. Students should all be given the opportunities, experiences, and tools to become successful. Teachers should all be given appropriate and practical professional development... Read More →

Saturday October 26, 2013 8:00am - 9:00am
Palm Springs Convention Center, Smoketree F


The Far Side of Science for Now and NGSS
From “The Far Side of Science”, participate in discrepant events, demonstrations, and activities that will be motivational for learning any standards. NGSS will be “just another set of standards”, unless accompanied by motivating activities. Available for use Monday. Handouts available. Grades 4-13+

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David Hanley

Teacher, Highland High School/ULV
We have a spectacular natural history and science museum (Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science) in Bakersfield. I'm lucky enough to be on the Board. I've also been given the opportunity to instruct science methods for the University of LaVerne. My passion is "REALIA... Read More →

Saturday October 26, 2013 9:30am - 10:30am
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, Sierra
Sunday, October 27


Teach It in 3D
Discover how to use 3D models to teach hard to understand concepts in Earth Sciences. Participants will complete a 3D model that they can use in their classes, come away with additional models to copy and ideas for lessons.


Dara DeVicariis

Science Teacher, CJUSD

Sunday October 27, 2013 9:20am - 10:20am
Palm Springs Convention Center, Mesquite F 277 N. Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262