OCTOBER 25-27, 2013 • PALM SPRINGS
2013 CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS
Thank you to the following exhibitors for their support
of and participation in the 2013 California Science
eScience3000, developed in partnership with National
Geographic, is a comprehensive, middle school science
program written at 4 Lexile©/Reading levels. Meets the
CA science standards and CCSS.
Acorn Naturalists offers innovative resources that advance
science and environmental education. From books and
activity kits to replicas, hand lenses, and nature games,
we provide just about everything you could want for
your program or classroom.
Seeds of Science/ Roots of Reading (2-5) Active learning
science and disciplinary literacy instruction developed
by the Lawrence Hall of Science. Full integration of
CCSS for ELA, 1998 CA Science Standards, and recently
Learn about our free program of innovative biology resources.
Examine the environmental and humane issues of using
animals to teach biology and learn how by using technology
you can make your classroom more humane and green.
We provide physics and physical science teachers with
‘Cool Stuff’ - instruments, toys, unique tools - that
help make classroom experiences fun and effective, and
complement those products with lesson plans, teaching
guides, and demonstration videos.
ATOMS Placement Services
ATOMS Placement Services offers job placement assistance
to STEM faculty and administrators. ATOMS seeks exceptional
candidates for STEM teaching and administrative positions
at independent, private, and charter K-12 schools across
More than just a lab in a box, Bio-Rad provides a completely
supported biotech experience. Best in class kits and
equipment means peace of mind when you spend your precious
BirdBrain Science is a web-based science curriculum
aid providing differentiated reading and Common Core
aligned questions, ensuring that every student reads,
every student learns, and every student improves.
The Boojum Institute for Experiential Education fosters
positive peer relationships, self-confidence and environmental
stewardship by connecting individuals with nature and
each other through hands-on learning experiences.
Bureau of Land Management
The BLM oversees 15 million acres of California's most
diverse landscapes, from snow-crested mountains to off-shore
Pacific Crest islands and through the Great Central
Valley to the majestic California Desert. Stop by for
free maps and materials!
CA Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom
FREE RESOURCES for teachers and educators from K–12
grade! Lesson plans and activities aligned to California
Content Standards that include STEM, biology, food safety,
nutrition and so much more!
Cal-Ed Optical specializes in professional quality microscope
repair cleaning and maintenance services. We also sell
new microscopes and other scientific equipment form
Swift Optical Instruments, National Optical, Labomed
Ken-A-Vision and Walter Products.
California Department of Education CREEC Network
The California Regional Environmental Education Community
(CREEC) Network is the outreach arm of the California
Department of Education and is responsible for linking
K-12 classrooms with non-formal environmental education
California Coastal Commission
The Coastal Commission 's Public Education Program is
committed to increasing the public 's understanding
of marine and coastal resources and engaging the public
in coastal stewardship.
California Geological Survey
CGS is the primary source for maps, reports, and fliers
about the state 's geology, seismology, mineral resources,
and geological hazards. Online educational resources:
California Science Olympiad
The Nation's most exciting K-12 science competition!
Science Olympiad's ever-changing line-up of events in
all STEM disciplines exposes students to practicing
scientists and career choices, and energizes teachers
with a dynamic content experience.
California State University
CSULB's Science Education program is one of the largest
of its kind. With a dedicated and supportive faculty,
we provide credentials and a MS degree program for elementary,
middle, and high school teachers and informal science
California Water Service Company
The H20 Challenge: a project-based, environmental
competition for grades 4-6. It offers a unique opportunity
to facilitate students’ learning of standards-based
content and develop core understanding of environmental
principles to become science-literate citizens.
Camp Invention is a national STEM and inquiry enrichment
program led by local educators. Our program instills
vital 21st century life skills such as problem-solving
and teamwork through hands-on fun.
Capstone Classroom, for print and digital resources,
PreK-8. The leader in content support materials, we
customize to meet the needs of the CCSS, STEM, and SCIENCE.
Capstone Classroom has 7,000+ titles! FREE shipping
on every order, with Capstone Rewards.
Camp Ocean Pines
Camp Ocean Pines offers customized, hands-on, standards
aligned 3, 4 and 5-day school programs focused on marine
biology, forest ecology, watershed science and team
Claremont Graduate University
Claremont Graduate University, SES is where professionals
find dynamic instruction and research, a real transdisciplinary
teaching and research environment created by a nationally
recognized faculty. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org,909-607-7811.
Coastal Studies for Girls
Immersed in a powerful combination of science and leadership
education, Coastal Studies for Girls inspires girls
and women to create joyful lives, vibrant communities,
and a more connected world.
CODES at Mile High Pines
CODES is an outdoor science program designed by Dr.
Rick Oliver in the late 1990s. For the last 15 years
it has been a huge success in northern California and
has recently been brought to the San Bernardino mountains
of southern California.
CPO Science provides inquiry-based teaching and learning
systems for science in grades 6-12. CPO Science offers
a wide range of materials and services including innovative
science textbook programs that integrate with high-quality
CSTL Clean Tech Competition
The Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research/design
challenge for high school students. It is designed to
develop understanding of STEM concepts and environmental
responsibility, and prepare the next generation of globally
Dairy Council of California
Dairy Council of CA produces balanced nutrition education
programs and resources, which are free in California,
for schools and health professionals.
Delta Education specializes in research-validated instructional
materials in elementary and middle school science. Our
authentic learning programs are supported by 30+ years
of scientific research and learning theory.
Digital Frog International Inc
Our award-winning, interactive computer-based, programs
make learning biology and ecology fun. Visit us to see
The Digital Frog, The Digital Field Trip Series and
Cell Structure & Function.
Digital Globe Systems of California
Digital globes have revolutionized science museums,
and now they're making their way into the classroom.
Come see this cutting-edge technology and learn how
it can transform the way your students learn about Earth,
space, climate, and more!
Disney Youth Education Series
Disney Youth Education Series programs at the Disneyland®
Resort in California give students an educational adventure
in Science, Animation, History and Leadership. The programs
are accredited and designed to reinforce your classroom
eCYBERMISSION is a FREE on-line STEM competition for
students in grades 6-9. Students work in teams and come
up with a problem that affects their community, then
solve it using scientific practices or engineering design.
Opportunity of a lifetime for teachers and students
to participate in hands-on scientific research in beautiful
locations across North America. Full funded fellowships
available, including travel.
Educational Innovations, Inc.
Educational Innovations, Inc., teacher owned and operated!
Committed to bringing you SUPER, WOW, NEAT! science
supplies! We Make Science Sizzle!
Edvotek manufactures biotechnology education experiments,
biologics, reagents and equipment for high schools and
colleges. Experiments include DNA science, electrophoresis,
forensics, PCR, immunology, environmental science and
Equal Exchange offers organic and fairly traded foods
and gifts at 40% profits to your school or group!
First Investors Corporation
Since 1930, First Investors, a Foresters™ company, has
been helping investors and everyday families reach their
financial goals with investment and life insurance products.
Flinn Scientific is the publisher of the world-renowned
Flinn Science Catalog Reference Manual, Flinn develops
and offers a full line of chemistry, biology, physics,
life science, Earth science, physical science, and safety
Frey Scientific offers a complete line of lab equipment,
supplies, and technology products for K-12 science classrooms
and labs, including inquiry investigation and software
Gibberish makes unique personalized periodic table and
science accessories, necklaces, cufflinks, pillows,
t-shirts, signs, and astronomy jewelry. They make spectacular
gifts and are truly fun for anyone that loves and appreciates
the beauty of science!
Guided Discoveries, Catalina Island Marine Institute,
Astrocamp and CIMI Tall Ship Expeditions. Outdoor education
for grades 4 through 12.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI’s BioInteractive.org website brings cutting-edge
science into the classroom. Teach ahead of the textbook
with FREE, award-winning animations, short films, video
clips, virtual labs, interactive features, classroom-ready
lessons, and activities.
Inside the Outdoors Foundation
The Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center
Students come to our facility for a hands-on, outdoor,
science education experience. Typically, we have 5th
and 6th graders come to our camp and stay for up to
four nights! GREAT as a field trip for every grade!
It's About Time
It 's About Time is an innovative company that specializes
in developing math and science programs that are research-based,
and have delivered solid, positive results for all students.
Joshua Tree National Park
The National Park's idea has been called "America's
Best Idea." The National Park Service cares for
26 sites in California, 392 nationwide. These sites
offer amazing educational opportunities and resources
for schools and teachers.
JoVE is the first and only peer-reviewed video journal
devoted to publishing scientific research. JoVE has
published video-protocols from an international community
of nearly 6,000 authors in the fields of biology, medicine,
chemistry, and physics.
Klein Educational Systems
Engage, Explore, Extend and Evaluate with our latest
cloud based platform of multidisciplinary learning units
mapped to common core literacy and next generation science
standards! Contact Klein Educational Systems Inc.
KQED Public Broadcasting
Increase your students' understanding of science with
multimedia resource from a trusted source. Learn how
to access free videos, interactive graphics, standards-based
lessons, e-books and more from KQED and other PBS stations.
For 50 years, LAB-AIDS, has helped science teachers
offer a more meaningful "hands-on" experience
in the classroom by providing the curriculum, materials
and equipment needed to teach more effectively and have
their students truly learn by doing.
LEGOLAND California/SEA LIFE Aquarium
STEM Field Trips: Hands-on, collaborative learning,
and fun! Choose a program of Simple Machines, Energy
Lab, Physical Forces, Squid Dissection, or Robotics.
Next Generation Science Standards-based teacher guides
include Lab Notes for extended learning.
The Living Desert
Education at The Living Desert is a specialized field
of environmental education. It gives our community access
to desert ecology, plants and animals in order to enrich
their understanding of interdependence and conservation.
Long Beach Marine Institute
Our Mission is to educate and excite our kids and community
about the amazing life within our oceans. Whether aboard
our 115” vessel “The Challenger” or on Catalina Island
our programs are a once in a lifetime hands on educational
The world's most wonderful science T-Shirts!
The Markerboard People
Student dry erase markerboards and response boards in
class sets. Unbeatable prices! Single- and double-sided
available. Perfect for graphing, handwriting, math,
science and more. Long-lasting, non-toxic, ultra-low
odor markers too!
McGraw-Hill's A Closer Look, offers students exciting
and accessible standards-based lessons. Engaging activities
promote curiosity and foster the development of science
The Nasco catalog offers equipment and supplies for
general science, biology, chemistry, earth science and
technology education. Many items are developed by Nasco
and sold only through our catalog.
National Energy Education Development Project
NEED provides energy education resources and professional
development to for K-12 classrooms. Topics include forms
of energy, energy sources, electricity, transportation
and efficiency & conservation. Stop by for some
National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning
National Geographic Learning provides quality PreK-12,
academic, and adult education instructional solutions
for reading, writing, science, social studies, ESL/ELD,
and Spanish/Dual language.
National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides free
information to health professionals, clinicians, researchers,
and consumers via several different databases. Come
by our booth for a hands-on demonstration!
NatureBridge is a nationally recognized leader, providing
environmental education to 1 million K-12 youth and
teachers since 1971. Our mission is to inspire personal
connections to the natural world and responsible actions
to sustain it.
NCLab is a Windows-like desktop that runs in any web
browser, and is connected to the cloud. It gives students
access to advanced computer-based technologies including
3D molecular modeling, 3D CAD design, computer programming,
math, physics, and more.
Whale watching field trip information, FREE teacher
whale watching passes, NEW citizen science cruise information!
Nutrients for Life Foundation
The Nutrients for Life Foundation provides free educational
resources about soil science. The Foundation reinforces
that nutrients play a vital role in feeding the world,
nourishing plants, and contribute to our overall well-being.
The Ocean Institute is a marine science, maritime history,
and outdoor education facility in Dana Point, CA. Our
hands-on, immersion-based field trips are designed to
spark curiosity and inspire a deep commitment to learning
and future discovery.
Oliver Worldclass Labs, Inc.
Our 21st Century lab designs consist of STEM-based curriculum
with interactive technologies and hands-on learning
workstations that are reconfigurable from science, computer
and pre-engineering labs to small group and whole class
Outdoor Education and Science Experience
OESE offers residential field science and outdoor education
programs to public and private schools with the purpose
of boosting academic achievement in children by promoting
exploration, discovery, and a connection to nature and
PAEMST/CA Dept of Education
The President’s Award (PAEMST) is the highest recognition
that math or science teachers may receive for outstanding
teaching in the United States.
Pali Institute, located in the San Bernardino Mountains,
is a leader in outdoor and science education. We provide
progressive and unique learning experiences through
innovative curriculum and professional staff. Our program
is WASC and AEE accredited.
PASCO’s award-winning SPARKscience™ solution delivers
authentic 21st Century STEM experiences by integrating
standards-based content, relevant teacher professional
development and innovations in modern electronic measurement.
Pearson, the global leader in education content, services,
and technology, engages today 's digital natives with
assessment-driven, personalized learning, as well as
dedicated professional development for new and seasoned
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers)
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) promotes
awareness, appreciation, knowledge and stewardship of
water resources through the dissemination of standards
based, teacher tested and classroom-ready teaching aids.
ROBOTIS is a manufacturer and developer of innovative
teaching and learning solutions for the STEM education
utilizing educational robotics platforms worldwide.
We offer Teacher Workshops, Seasonal Camps, Private
Classes, and Birthday Parties.
San Diego Science Educators Association
SDSEA is a professional organization supporting science
educators. Our mission is to promote engaging science
education and science literacy, by promoting professionalism,
leadership, and community outreach.
Science Camps of America, Inc.
Science Camps of America provides fun,unique, and exceptional
opportunities for teens to immerse themselves in hands-on
science education in a summer camp setting.
Scout from University of California
Scout offers highly interactive, multimedia-rich online
courses, designed to engage students and effectively
convey the target material. California public teachers,
districts, schools, and students can access this proven
curriculum for free.
SeaWorld San Diego
Sierra Outdoor School
Sierra Outdoor School is a California Outdoor School
Association residential outdoor science school providing
outdoor educational experiences for children. In addition
to science our Motherlode location is fantastic for
4th grade social studies!
Society for Science & the Public
Society for Science & the Public (SSP) is a non-profit
membership organization dedicated to public engagement
in science and science education.
Southland Instruments Inc.
Prepare to be amazed by the latest digital microscopes
and cameras offered by Southland Instruments authorized
distributor for sales and service of these quality products
furnished by National and Swift Optical.
Speak Easies' magnetic manipulatives show biological
structures and processes. Assemble as you lecture or
put them in students' hands for maximum learning and
engagement. Suitable for grades 5 - 14. Excellent for
challenged learners too!
STAR Inc. & Eco Station
STAR Education provides Science workshops, assemblies
and supplemental programming. STAR is also home to the
awarding winning Eco Station an Environmental Science
Museum and rescue center in Los Angeles.
STR - School Technology Resources
We are the exclusive provider of the quality, hand-held
video camera microscopes Scope-On-A-Rope and Dlite,
and the education dealer for ProScope, and many other
brands. STR Education Kits are designed specifically
Bring cutting-edge technology, open source software,
and maker-inspired robots to your classroom. We provide
a vast array of Arduino projects, sensors, and kits
to schools and educators, as well as teacher training
at locations throughout the Bay Area.
Supporting each educator’s vision of student success
in math and science, TI’s versatile education technology,
curricular support materials, and professional development
can help enhance teaching and learning. Visit education.ti.com.
The Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision STEM Competition inspires
K-12 students to imagine the technologies of the future
and lets students engage in hands-on learning, problem
solving, critical thinking, and collaboration.
TPS Publishing Inc.
TPS Publishing provide STEM, Arts and literacy projects
to cover state standards and NGSS. For middle and high
school see our inquiry based Forensic Science program.
Trash for Teaching
We rescue clean items that local businesses discard,
and make them available to teachers, after school providers,
non-profits, and individuals to inspire curiosity and
experimentation - the core of STEAM education.
UC Davis Young Scholars Program
The UC Davis Young Scholars Program is a six week summer
residential research program for high achieving rising
juniors and rising seniors focusing on the biological,
environmental and natural sciences.
UCCE - Project Learning Tree
Project Learning Tree - an award winning environmental
education professional development program sponsored
by the University of California Cooperative Extension
Vernier Software & Technology
Stop by the Vernier Software & Technology booth
to see the LabQuest 2 and the Connected Science System.
Whether your students are collecting data with sensors
in the classroom, in the field, or using mobile technology,
we have a solution.
VWR Science Education
Wards provides hands-on, standards-based science activities,
specimens, and supplies for every science discipline
so you can do what you do best - teach, inspire, and
Western Governors University
WGU offers regionally, nationally and NCATE accredited,
online competency-based master’s degrees in science
education. Students enjoy modest tuition rates, unbelievable
flexibility, unmatched student support. Scholarships/financial
We are dedicated to inspiring a student’s curiosity
of the natural world through arts and science. By using
art as a gateway to science learning, we encourage children
to become creative, solutions-oriented stewards of our
planet as a whole.