OCTOBER 25-27, 2013 • PALM SPRINGS
2012 CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS
Thank you to the following exhibitors for their support
of and participation in the 2012 California Science
3D Molecular Designs & MSOE Center for
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Arizona State University Online
Arizona State University Online Masters Degrees.
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.
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.
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
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
Providing auto and home insurance to CTA, ACSA, UC and
CSU members. Special rates and coverages available.
California Coastal Commission Public Education
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.
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.
California Foundation for Agriculture in the
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!
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.
California Institute for Biodiversity
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.
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.
California ReLeaf ‘s mission is to empower grassroots
efforts and build strategic partnerships that preserve,
protect, and enhance California’s urban and community
California Science Teachers Association
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).
3800 Watt Ave., Suite 175
Sacramento, CA 95821
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.
CISC Science Subcommittee Strategic Science
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.
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.
Capstone Classroom offers a variety of science readers
that are leveled, high interest and standards based.
Center for Science Teaching and Learning Applied
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
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
of Lyle and Louise, which is a line of forensic science
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!
DeVry University is the leading provider of career-oriented
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.
Science manipulatives and kits for grades K–8 including
FOSS (Full Option Science System and DSM (Delta Science
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.
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.
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.
Disney Youth Education Series, Disneyland Resort
Educational field trips for students grades 3–12, ages
8–18, to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA.
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.
Need professional development units? Join us this summer
for a learning adventure! Check us out at www.youtube.com/EATFoundationVideos.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Forest Foundation
The Forest Foundation provides FREE forestry and natural
resource education materials to K–12 grade teachers.
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.
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,
Gift items designed from periodic table elements. Including
pillows, baby clothes, signs, jewelry, etc.
HANNA Instruments is a world leading manufacturer of
scientific instrumentation that provides educators with
the tools to achieve the core standards of learning.
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.
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.
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.
Japan Artec, Inc.
Artec products are used in K–12 schools all across Japan.
The Artec focus is originality—“From Knowledge to Experience”.
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
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.
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
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
ManyLabs is a learning platform that incorporates games,
simulations, and sensors. We want students of any age
to become comfortable with data, scientific processes,
representations of the world.
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!
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
The NEED Project: National Energy Education
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.
Northern and Southern California Chapters of
The Northern and Southern California Chapter of the
American Vacuum Society will provide support and assistance
in the teaching of physical sciences and technology.
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
PG&E Solar Schools Program
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.
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.
1430 N. Street, Suite 4309
Sacramento, CA 95814
Project Learning Tree
Exhibit of Project Learning Tree activity guides and
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
Project WILD/Department of Fish and Game
Project WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and
environmental education program emphasizing wildlife.
RAFT—Resource Area for
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Southland Instruments Inc.
The Tech Museum of Innovation
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
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.
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!
UC 4-H Youth Development
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.
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
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.
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.
Vernier Software &
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.
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.
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.