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CALIFORNIA SCIENCE
EDUCATION CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 19-21, 2012 • SAN JOSE, CA

2012 CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS

Thank you to the following exhibitors for their support of and participation in the 2012 California Science Education Conference:

2012 Exhibitors

3D Molecular Designs & MSOE Center for Biomolecular Modeling
3D Molecular Designs and Center for Biomolecular Modeling provide molecular models and professional development for educators including magnetic water and DNA kits and SMART Teams.
www.3dmoleculardesigns.com

A.T.O.M.S. Placement Services
We specialize in the recruitment and placement of science and math faculty into independent, private, and charter K–12 schools. We seek exceptional STEM candidates and invite you to take the next step in your career.
www.atomsplacement.com

ACHIEVE3000
eScience3000 from ACHIEVE3000 is a middle school core curriculum developed in partnership with National Geographic and accessible to student at 4 Lexile levels for each grade level. A 21st Century program with STEM and CA Standards alignments.
http://www.achieve3000.com/

Aldebaran Robotics
Aldebaran Robotics designs, produces, and commercializes autonomous humanoid robots with the aim of contributing to the well-being of humans. Over 2,500 NAOs are used throughout the world in education and research.
www.aldebaranrobotics.com

Anatomy in Clay® Learning System
Build human anatomy using clay and a specially designed skeletal model. Engage health science and Anatomy students with hands-on learning using a proven method to increase retention and test scores.
www.anatomyinclay.com

Aquarium of the Bay
Aquarium of the Bay is dedicated to the conservation of the San Francisco Bay from the Sierras to the sea. We offer free educational program for schools groups in the 9 Bay Area Counties.
www.aquariumofthebay.org

Arizona State University Online
Arizona State University Online Masters Degrees.
www.educationonline.asu.edu

Astronomical Society of the Pacific
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific increases the understanding and appreciation of astronomy by engaging scientists, educators, enthusiasts and the public to advance science and science literacy.
www.astrosociety.org

Bedford, Freeman & Worth (BFW) Publishers, W.H. Freeman
We are the prestigious publisher of several groundbreaking texts, software and instructor resources. Please visit booth 101 to preview these resources. You may also peruse our website to request complimentary consideration copies.
www.bfwpub.com/highschool

Benchmark Education
Benchmark Education promotes Science exploration at every level with Science leveled texts that support grade appropriate Science standards, Big Books, and Prime (differentiated text pairs for Middle School Science Standards).
www.benchmarkeducation.com

Bio-Rad Laboratories
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 budget.
explorer.bio-rad.com

California Casualty
Providing auto and home insurance to CTA, ACSA, UC and CSU members. Special rates and coverages available.
www.calcas.com

California Coastal Commission Public Education Program
The CCC’s Public Education program works to increase public understanding of coastal resources, to promote participation in stewardship activities such as shoreline cleanups, and to provide curricula and grants to strengthen marine education programs.
www.coast4u.org

California Department of Water Resources
The California Department of Water Resources has free educational materials available on the water cycle, conservation, and use. Stop by our table to learn more.
www.water.ca.gov

California 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!
www.LearnAboutAg.org

California Geological Survey
CGS is the primary source of information and maps on California geology, earthquakes, and mineral resources. Stop by to talk with our geologists and pick up free maps and posters.
http://www.conservation.ca.gov/CGS/Pages/In

California Institute for Biodiversity
SPONSOR
CIB's Cal Alive! program combines in-depth teacher programs, innovative multimedia, and engaging curricular resources with the goal of helping students improve their science understanding and experience the natural world.
www.calalive.org

California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network
CREEC is a network administered by the CA Dept. of Education with the mission to link all educators to Environmental Education activities and resources throughout California. CREEC collaborates to enhance environmental literacy of California students.
www.creec.org

California ReLeaf
California ReLeaf ‘s mission is to empower grassroots efforts and build strategic partnerships that preserve, protect, and enhance California’s urban and community forests.
www.californiareleaf.org

California Science Teachers Association
SPONSOR

CSTA represents science educators statewide, in every science discipline at every grade level, Kindergarten through University. Stop by our booth to pick up your free conference pin (limited in quantity).
Jessica Sawko
3800 Watt Ave., Suite 175
Sacramento, CA 95821
916-979-7004

jessica@cascience.org
www.cascience.org

Camp Invention/Invent Now
Camp Invention a nationally- acclaimed program preparing children with 21st century learning skills. Engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on STEM content.
campinvention.org

CISC Science Subcommittee Strategic Science Teaching On-line
This online resource contains model lessons for grades K–12 demonstrating the integration of literature and EL strategies. It has been correlated to the Common Core Standards for EL and math.
slocoe.org

CPO Science
CPO Focus is a brand new three year sequence of programs that has been developed specifically for the California Middle School Science Standards with comprehensive science content, lab investigations, and assessment.
www.cposcience.com

Capstone Classroom
Capstone Classroom offers a variety of science readers that are leveled, high interest and standards based.
www.heinemannclassroom.com

Center for Science Teaching and Learning Applied Materials
The Center for Science Teaching and Learning introduces the Applied Materials Clean Tech Competition for students grades 7-12. This competition focuses on science and clean technology.
www.CSTL.org

Crosscutting Concepts, LLC
Crosscutting Concepts is empowering the next generation in science education. We develop, manufacture, and market innovative hands.on science education products like The Mystery
of Lyle and Louise, which is a line of forensic science kits.
www.crosscuttingconcepts.com

Dairy Council of California
Dairy Council of California has served as the dairy industry’s contribution to community health. We offer comprehensive nutrition education programs that focus on balance, variety, and inclusion, FREE of charge!
www.HealthyEating.org

DeVry University
SPONSOR

DeVry University is the leading provider of career-oriented educational services.
http://www.devry.edu/

Dawn Publications
Dawn Publications has been connecting children and nature since 1979, publishing educational and inspirational children ‘s picture books. Through our books we hope children will have a deeper understanding and appreciation for all life on Earth.
www.dawnpub.com

Delta Education
Science manipulatives and kits for grades K–8 including FOSS (Full Option Science System and DSM (Delta Science Modules).
www.deltaeducation.com

Digital Frog International, Inc.
Visit booth 105. Try our interactive frog dissection, explore the Wetland, Desert or Rainforest and build a cell with our World Summit award winner; Science Matrix: Cell Structure and Function.
http://www.digitalfrog.com/

Discovery Education
Built from the ground up to address state and Core Standards, Discovery Education Science Techbook is the new primary instructional resource for K–12 teachers. Dynamic, interactive resources capture digitally native students’ attention.
www.discoveryeducation.com/sciencetechbook

Discovery Scope and Associates
Discovery Scope is a handheld wide field microscope with special features for viewing a hidden world of living things. Made entirely in the USA. Very portable, durable, and kid approved. Stop by for a fun experience.
http://discoveryscope.com/

Disney Youth Education Series, Disneyland Resort
Educational field trips for students grades 3–12, ages 8–18, to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA.
www.disneyyes.com

Earthquake Country Alliance
Everywhere in California can experience damaging earthquakes. The ECA is a statewide public-private partnership of people, organizations, and regional alliances that work together to improve preparedness, mitigation, and resiliency.
www.earthquakecountry.org

EAT Foundation
Need professional development units? Join us this summer for a learning adventure! Check us out at www.youtube.com/EATFoundationVideos.
www.eatfdn.org

Ecology Project International
Inquiry-based field courses in Costa Rica, Galápagos, Baja and Montana allow you and your students to collaborate with scientists to protect and study critically endangered species and ecosystems. Work with sea turtles, whales, and giant tortoises.
www.ecologyproject.org

Eco Station/STAR Education, STAR Science
Eco Station is an awarding winning exotic wildlife rescue center that provides environmental education programs throughout California. STAR provides innovative STEM programming throughout California.
www.starinc.org

Educational Innovations, Inc.
Educational Innovations, Inc., teacher owned and operated! Committed to bringing unique and innovative hands-on science education supplies that challenge the mind and fire the imagination.
http://www.teachersource.com/

Edusmart Science, Edumatics Corporation
Edusmart is a trusted technologybased teaching tool designed for the 21st century classroom. It ‘s researchbased design and flexible format adapts easily to support all types of instructional models.
www.edusmart.com

Edvotek, Inc
Edvotek (www.edvotek.com) manufactures robust research grade biotechnology education experiments, biologics, reagents and equipment for high schools and colleges. Experiments include DNA science, electrophoresis, forensics, PCR, molecular cloning, etc.
www.edvotek.com

Fisher Science Education
Fisher Science Education is your one source for everything science—from basic classroom science materials to state-of-the-art laboratory equipment and supplies. We ‘ve got you covered—STEM, Biotechnology, CTE, furniture, classroom technology.
www.fisheredu.com

Flinn Scientific, Inc.
Flinn Scientific is the leader in science and laboratory chemical safety. Flinn develops and offers a full line of chemistry, biology, physics, life science, Earth Science, physical science, and safety products for middle and high schools.
www.flinnsci.com

The Forest Foundation
The Forest Foundation provides FREE forestry and natural resource education materials to K–12 grade teachers.
www.calforestfoundation.org

Frey Scientific
Frey provides the required equipment and supplies for your science classrooms, laboratories, as well as standards-based products and curriculum programs to support both teacher and student achievement in science.
http://www.freyscientific.com

Gateway Mountain Center
Field Science and Eco-literacy field trips at Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada, near Lake Tahoe. Standards-based curriculum for 5th-12th grade students in wetland studies, forest science, snow science-hydrology, geology-earth science.
www.sierraexperience.org

Gibberish
Gift items designed from periodic table elements. Including pillows, baby clothes, signs, jewelry, etc.
www.shopgibberish.etsy.com

Hanna Instruments
HANNA Instruments is a world leading manufacturer of scientific instrumentation that provides educators with the tools to achieve the core standards of learning.
www.hannainst.com

Hiller Aviation Museum
The Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos provides hands-on field trip experiences in aerospace for Grades K–12. Learn more about the Museum ‘s offerings and sign up for an Educator Membership that includes admission to the Museum for a full year.
www.hiller.org

Industry Initiatives for Science & Math Education (IISME)
Earn $8,200 this summer working side by side with California’s leading industry and university professionals. IISME offers 8-week paid professional development opportunities to K–16 educators in 10 San Francisco Bay Area, L.A. and San Diego counties.
iisme.org

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.
www.its-about-time.com

Japan Artec, Inc.
Artec products are used in K–12 schools all across Japan. The Artec focus is originality—“From Knowledge to Experience”.
http://artec-educational.com/

KidWind Project
KidWind is committed to making renewable energy accessible through hands-on activities. We offer teacher workshops, standards-based curriculum, hands-on classroom experiment kits, and an innovative student wind turbine design competition.
http://learn.kidwind.org/

KQED
Increase your students‘ understanding of science with multimedia resource from a trusted source. Learn how to access free videos, interactive graphics, standards-based lessons and more from KQED and other PBS stations.
kqed.org/scienceed

LEGO Education
LEGO Education has STEM based classroom products, including Robots and Renewable Energy kits. Our kits include teacher materials, curriculum, and student worksheets. We help teachers use our kits as tools to engage students, challenging their creativity.
http://www.legoeducation.us/?domainredir=legoeducation.com

Lumens Integration, Inc.
Lumens Integration, Inc provides educators high definition multimedia document cameras with a five-year replacement warranty. Our portable Ladibug and desktop cameras save teachers time in lesson preparation and encourage creative multimedia activities.
http://www.myladibug.com

ManyLabs
ManyLabs is a learning platform that incorporates games, simulations, and sensors. We want students of any age to become comfortable with data, scientific processes, and mathematical
representations of the world.
https://www.manylabs.com/

The Markerboard People
Student Dry Erase Response Boards in class sets. Unbeatable prices! Single and double-sided available. Perfect for graphing, handwriting, math and science. Long lasting, nontoxic, ultralow odor markers too!
www.dryerase.com

NASCO
NASCO offers equipment and supplies for general science, biology, chemistry, physical science, and earth science. Many items are developed by and sold only throught NASCO. Speciality items include guaranteed living and NASCO-Guard ® preserved specimens.
www.enasco.com/science

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
The National Board offers advanced certification for accomplished teachers. Stop by for information about how to earn this prestigious credential, where to find a support program and how to access a 50% federal fee subsidy toward your fees.
www.nbpts.org

National Center for Science Education
The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization that defends the teaching of evolution and climate science in the public schools.
www.ncse.com

National Science Teachers Association
Stop by the National Science Teachers Associations Competitions Booth and learn about programs for K–12 students and teachers for 2012–13. Get information on programs to benefit your students, your school, along with you and your colleagues.
www.nsta.org

National Science Teachers Association
The National Science Teachers Association is the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning.
www.nsta.org

NatureBridge
Residential field science programs in the world ‘s grandest classrooms—our national parks. Bring your students to Yosemite, Golden Gate, Santa Monica Mountains, Channel Islands or Olympic for a life-changing education experience.
naturebridge.org

The NEED Project: National Energy Education Development
NEED is a nonprofit education association dedicated to promoting a realistic understanding of the scientific, economic, and environmental impacts of energy, so that students and teachers can make educated decisions.
www.need.org

Northern and Southern California Chapters of the AVS
The Northern and Southern California Chapter of the American Vacuum Society will provide support and assistance in the teaching of physical sciences and technology.
pages/education_nccavs.htm

Oliver Worldclass Labs
For 38 years Oliver Worldclass Labs has been YOUR local reseller for interactive technology. With our expertise comes unparalleled support/service. We service our customers from system design to professional development. Look forward to working with you.
www.oliverlabs.com

Pacific Gas & Electric Company Energenius Program
The PG&E educational program offers free teacher and student materials on energy, energy efficiency and the environment. (Available only to educators in PG&E service areas)
www.pge.com/energenius

PASCO scientific
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.
www.pasco.com

PEAK The Energy Coalition
Exciting standards-based education program for 3rd–7th grades! Teaches science of energy and empowers students to become smart energy managers. Teachers receive PD, sub reimbursement or stipend, curriculum, toolkit, and ongoing implementation support at no cost!
www.peakstudents.org

Pearson
Pearson provides Pre-K–12 education solutions by connecting personalized, assessment-driven programs, services, school improvement strategies, and technology for improved outcomes in student performance and classroom instruction.
http://www.pearson.com/

Perfection Learning
Kinetic Books digital physics texts with digital simulations and interactive activities, with online homework/management system allows teachers to assure students acquire course content. Subject area books provide critical reading practice of informational text/develop technical vocabulary.
www.perfectionlearning.com

PG&E Solar Schools Program
SPONSOR

The Solar Schools program helps schools in the PG&E service area access resources to enhance the classroom experience, teach students about solar power and energy resources and receive training.
www.pge.need.org

Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), CA Dept. of Education
The Presidential Award is the highest honor that a science teacher my receive. Discuss the process for applying for the Presidential Award with previous recipients.
Jim Miller
1430 N. Street, Suite 4309
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-319-0600
jmiller@cde.ca.gov
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/sr/pa/

Project Learning Tree
Exhibit of Project Learning Tree activity guides and program information.
www.plt.org

Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) Water Education Foundation
Project WET facilitates and promotes the awareness, appreciation, knowledge and stewardship of water resources through the development and dissemination of K–12 classroom-ready teaching aids distributed through teacher professional development workshops
http://www.watereducation.org/doc.asp?id=1008

Project WILD/Department of Fish and Game
Project WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program emphasizing wildlife.
http://www.dfg.ca.gov/projectwild/

RAFT—Resource Area for Teaching
http://www.raft.net/

Rosen Classroom
Supplementary informational text supporting Common Core ELA Standards, Grades K–8+, providing rigorous texts on earth, space, life, and environmental science, leveled for guided reading, aligned to California ELA/ELD standards.
www.rosenclassroom.com

School Technology Resources
Your video microscope specialists for over 13 years, STR has developed the best products in terms of quality, price and educational value— including Education Kits with exclusive curriculum and accessories to help you get the most out of your equipment.
www.schooltr.com

SeaWorld San Diego
Discovery and surprises await students of all ages. Choose a multi-night Resident camp or a one-night sleepover and enjoy all the fun SeaWorld San Diego has to offer. Visit www.seaworld.org for more information about SeaWorld San Diego Camps.
seaworld.org

SETI Institute
Visit us for NASA posters, astronomy, exoplanet, and biology lessons and IR Camera demonstrations. SETI Institute is a leading astrobiology research center offering PDF curriculum files and professional development opportunities.
www.seti.org

Sierra Outdoor School
Sierra Outdoor School is a California Department of Education ROSS Certified residential outdoor science school. We are located just east of Sonora, California in the Stanislaus National Forest. Come learn environmental science with us!
www.sos.cusd.com

Society for Science & the Public
Society for Science & the Public is dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education and to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate, and inspire.
www.societyforscience.org

Southland Instruments Inc.
www.southlandinstruments.com

The Tech Museum of Innovation
SPONSOR

The Tech Museum is the must-do Silicon Valley experience. Explore how technology affects the way we live, work, play, and learn with our handson exhibits and 8-story IMAX films.
thetech.org

Texas Instruments
Supporting each educator's vision of student success in math and science, This versatile education technology, curricular support materials, and professional development can help enhance teaching and learning. Visit education.ti.com.
education.ti.com

TPS Publishing Inc.
Visit TPS and partners for Inquiry Based Science materials K-12, STEM projects, inclusive social science crafting and exciting labs exactly aligned to California State Standards and Forensic Science to die for!
www.tpspublishing.com

UC 4-H Youth Development Program
The University of California 4-H Program engages youth in out-of-school science programs across the state. 4-H curricula are experiential, encourage inquiry, involve service learning, and promote positive youth development.
http://www.ca4h.org/

UC Davis Young Scholars Program
The UC Davis Young Scholars Program is a six-week residential research program for high achieving rising juniors and rising seniors. During the program, students work one on one with research faculty in University research facilities.
http://ysp.ucdavis.edu

UC Online Academy
UC Online Academy is a virtual learning platform that uses multimedia and structured learning exercises to make AP, Honors & “a-g” College Prep courses available to students throughout
CA and beyond.
http://ucoa.org/

US EPA SunWise Program
SunWise is an environmental and health education program that teaches children and their caregivers how to protect themselves from overexposure to the sun through the use of classroom, school, and community components.
www.epa.gov/sunwise/

Vernier Software & Technology
Stop by the Vernier Software & Technology booth to see the new 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.
www.vernier.com

Wavefunction, Inc.
Cutting-Edge software for students and teachers of chemistry. Wavefunction brings the power of molecular visualization to classrooms and student laboratories everywhere. Affordable pricing for teachers, schools and districts.
http://www.wavefun.com

Werkz Publishing, Inc.
Maker of revolutionary interactive, digital ebooks series for use on tablets (ScienceWerkz) and all computers (amBook) for middle school science (Life, Chemical, Physical, and Earth Sciences) - $0.99 each.
www.werkzpublishing.com