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CALIFORNIA SCIENCE
EDUCATION CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 19-21, 2012 • SAN JOSE, CA

SESSION HANDOUTS

Many presenters make their handouts available online. The following is a list of workshops and other sessions who have provided copies of their handouts available for download. CSTA is still receiving these handouts from presenters and will post them regularly. This page will be updated twice a week.

For the most up-to-date list of sessions with handouts, click here.

If you were a presenter and would like your handouts posted, please click here for information.

The following courses have handouts available online (as of 10:00 am, Friday, October 26):

Friday, October 19

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Modeling Activities for Human Biology Systems
Presented by: Michelle Varnau

9:15 am - 10:45 am

Opening Session and Keynote Address by Helen Quinn

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

California's Water Issues: A Data-Centered Approach to Understanding
Presented by: Richard Hedman

Rockin' with the Rock Cycle
Presented by: Jody Sheriff

Using Science to Help Your Students Master the Common Core ELA Standards
Presented by: Deborah Tucker and Grant Gardner

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Get Your Lab(s) Organized!
Presented by: Susan Boudreau

Ideas in Motion
Presented by: Greg Brown and Eric Welker

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Low Budget Manipulatives to Improve Teaching Stoichiometry
Presented by: Brian Miller and Anthony Fernades

NASA's WISE Mission Presents: Size and Scale of the Universe
Presented by: Kyle Fricke and Bryan Mendez

Next Generation Science Standards: An Overview and Connection to Common Core
Presented by: Dean Gilbert and Tim Williamson

7:00 pm

 

Saturday, October 20

8:00 am - 9:00 am

CSCS I: How to Use Google Forms and Spreadsheets in a Science Classroom, Using a Density and Buoyancy Example
Presented by: Matthew d'Alessio

Favorite Physics Demonstrations
Presented by: Laura Henriques and Kevin Dwyer

K-2 Physical Science and the Common Core Standards
Presented by: Kathy Jones and Michael Harris

Snapshot Science!
Presented by: Susan Boudreau

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Halloween Science
Presented by: Christina Orsi

Making Genetics Easy and Fun
Presented by: Kristin Majada

Making Meaning: Science, Literacy, and English Learners 
Presented by: Rachel Jordan and Pam Price

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Don't Be Afraid to Feel the Force
Presented by: Michael Harris and Kathy Jones

Inquiry Based Strategies for Teaching the Periodic Table
Presented by: Karina Rizk

See and Feel How Sound Moves Through Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Presented by: Sandra Kaszynski

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Common Core Standards and 21st Century Skills: Where's the Connection, and How to Teach Them
Presented by: Sandra Yellenberg

FUN with the Investigation and Experimentation Standards
Presented by: Richard Kinney and Paul Lake

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

SC14: Hands-On Science Performance Assessment, the Common Core Standards and NGSS
Presented by: Deborah Tucker

SC17: Build a Telescope: Explore the EM Spectrum and the Universe
Presented by: Dana Backman, Coral Clark, and Pamela Harman

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Experiencing Science Through More Talk, Less Stuff
Presented by: Rachel Jordan and Michelle Robell

Finding the M in STEM
Presented by: Kendia Herrington and Diana Herrington

Next Generation Science Standards: An Overview and Connection to Common Core
Presented by: Marian Murphy-Shaw

Summon Sir Newton by Using Model-Based Reasoning to Help Students Discover the Laws of Motion
Presented by: Sinead Klement and Ryan Renee Rudkin

4:35 pm - 5:35 pm

Biomimicry: Human Innovation Inspired from Nature
Presented by: Hilary Staples

CSCS II: How to Use the Cloud for Formative Assessment in a Science Classroom, Using a Genetics Example
Presented by: Matthew d'Alessio and Virginia Vandergon

Give Your Electricity Unit a Charge
Presented by: Laura Henriques

Next Generation Science Standards: Integrating Science Practices and Content
Presented by: Ai Vu and Robert Curtis

Using Light to Study Stars
Presented by: Sally Seebode

Sunday, October 21

9:20 am - 10:20 am

CSCS III: How to Collaborate and Analyze Data in a Science Classroom Using the Cloud, Using an Example of Rockets
Presented by: Matthew d'Alessio

The Water Cycle
Presented by: Kendia Herrington

10:40 am - 11:40 am

Get Started with Project Based Learning - Develop a Compelling Question!
Presented by: Susan Boudreau

Next Generation Science Standards: An Overview and Connection to Common Core
Presented by: Dean Gilbert and Tim Williamson

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

NASA's SOFIA Observatory and Cosmic Evolution
Presented by: Dana Backman