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CALIFORNIA SCIENCE
EDUCATION CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 21-23, 2011• PASADENA, CA

SESSION HANDOUTS

The following courses have handouts available online (as of 3:30 pm, Monday, December 5):

Friday, October 21

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Genetics with Flies Is Easy. Really!
Presented by: Paul Picard

Get Green - Early Childhood Environmental Experiences
Presented by: Gerard Gonzales

Let's Build a St. Louis Motor
Presented by: John Currie

Use of Concept Cartoons to Get Middle School Students Talking About Natural Selection
Presented by: Ellen Peneski

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Channel Islands Live - No SCUBA Gear Required
Presented by: Catharine Reznicek and Carol Peterson

Common Core State Standards Update
Presented by: Barbara Murchison

UCLA CNSI High School Nanoscience - Superhydrophobic Surfaces
Presented by: Sarah Tolbert

Whoosh! The 120 MPH Rocket Lab
Presented by: William Nettles

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Get Ready, Get Set, Go! How to Be Successful and Ready for Science Olympiad Competition
Presented by: Andrea Brown and Joan Inouye

Strategic Science Teaching: Connecting Literature with California Science Standards for Grades 9-12
Presented by: Marian Murphy-Shaw and Yamileth Shimojyo

Supermarket Chemical Reactions in Ziptop Bags
Presented by: Jodye Selco and Mary Bruno

Understanding Atmospheric Circulation
Presented by: Rich Hedman

What Happens If...?: Encouraging Inquiry and Student Exploration in Physical Science
Presented by: James Kisiel

Youth Science Education Through Robotics
Presented by: Steven Worker and Richard Mahacek

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

SC06: Forensic Science in Your Classroom
Presented by: Karalyn Ramon

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Art and Science of Questioning
Presented by: Sarah Delaney and Emily Harris

Earthquakes – A Workshop for Teachers (Part I)
Presented by Lawrence and Sheryl Braile

Fun with Easy to Do S.T.E.M. Rocketry!
Presented by: Richard Kinney and Paul Lake

Hands-On, Minds-On Periodic Table
Presented by: Jodye Selco and Mary Bruno

Physics First and Biology Last: A Story of Adoption, Implementation, and Evaluation
Presented by: Craig Bouma

Stretch Your Digital Dollar: Affordable Strategies for Integrating Mobile Technologies into the Classroom
Presented by: Katy Scott

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Earthquakes – A Workshop for Teachers (Part II)
Presented by Lawrence and Sheryl Braile

Harness the Power of Social Networking in Your Classroom Safely, and for Free
Presented by: Katy Scott

A Rapid and Efficient Method for Generating Video Podcasts and Screencasts
Presented by: Brian Kwan

Science: The Perfect Context to Learn Language
Presented by: Therese Shanahan and Lauren Shea

Skywatching Activities for 2011-2012
Presented by: Robert Victor

Strange Biology
Presented by: Chace Tydell

Using Online Testing in a High School Science Class
Presented by: Heather Marshall

7:00 pm

Cheesey Science Fiction Movie Night - The Measure and Mis-Measure of Mars
Presented by: David Seidel

Saturday, October 23

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Atoms, Elements, Compounds, Molecules and Mixtures - What's the Difference?
Presented by: Cathleen Zeleski

Climate Change and Coastal Data
Presented by: Pat Harcourt

DNA 360 : Genetics from All Angles
Presented by: Gina Ford and Jennifer Hladun

Risks in Biotechnology Activities
Presented by: Kay Antunez de Mayolo and David Stronck

Teaching the Nature of Science with Mystery Boxes
Presented by: Brian Kwan

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

SC14: Create Your Own $55 Interactive Whiteboard
Presented by: Katy Scott and Heather Marshall

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Balls and Ramps
Presented by: Janet Kleinschmidt and Jennifer Alcazar

Integrating Math and Science Using Blood Spatter
Presented by: Karalyn Ramon and Zondra Knapp

Let’s Go for a Ride! Plate Tectonics and Earthquakes: Changing Our Oceans and World - Having trouble with some files, presenter has been contacted.
Presented by: Susan Singh

Potato Head Genetics
Presented by: Gina Ford and Jennifer Hladun

Rocking the Rock Cycle with... Candy?
Presented by: Joanne Michael

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Accessing Secondary Science Text
Presented by: Arthur Beauchamp

Glad to Do Cladistics
Presented by: Karin Westerling

It's Evolutionary
Presented by: Tricia Radojcic and Jeanine Wulfenstein

Our Solar System and the Periodic Table of Elements
Presented by: Linda Galloway and Sandra Kaszynski

Science and Language Arts–A Symbiotic Relationship
Presented by: Andrea Brown and Kim Hinterleitner

What's in Your Water?
Presented by: Laura Childers

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

A Data-Driven and Student-Centered Approach to Plate Tectonics
Presented by: Geraldine Loveless and Shelley Riedel

Hands-On Inquiry to Determine the Epicenter of an Earthquake
Presented by: Rosalie Van Zyl and Diane Newell

The Human Population at 7 Billion
Presented by: David Stronck

Integrating the California Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI): Making It Work for You
Presented by: David Eisenberg

Tsunami! New California Maps, Resources, and Activities
Presented by: Cynthia Pridmore and Rick Wilson

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

SC21: NASA's Swift Satellite Presents Newton's Laws
Presented by: Kevin McLin and Lynn Cominsky

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Bringing Language and Science Together
Presented by: Michelle French and Angie Ruiz

California Science Safety
Presented by: Dean Gilbert

Forensic Science in Your Classroom
Presented by: Karalyn Ramon

Introduction to Media Making for Science Learning
Presented by: Andrea Swensrud and Susan Boudreau

NASA’s Eyes on the Earth: Creating Buzz in the Classroom
Presented by: Laura Tenenbaum

Science Beyond the Classroom: Making the Most of What Your Community Has to Offer
Presented by James Kisiel, Christine Oscarson, and Stephanie Tadeo

Teaching Density for Understanding
Presented by: Jodye Selco and Mary Bruno

Using Data for Authentic Inquiry: Three Strategies
Presented by: Rick Pomeroy and Megan McKenzie

4:35 pm - 5:35 pm

Activities on Waves and Wave Properties Using PhET Simulation
Presented by: Chuhee Kwon and Laura Henriques

Biotechnology 101
Presented by: Kristin Majda

Cost Effective Chemical Compounds (CECC)
Presented by: Travis Nelson and Thomas Lau

Mapping Science Knowledge
Presented by: Andrea Swensrud

Planning Smart: Improving Student Achievement
Presented by: Dean Gilbert

Ready, Set, Experiment! Activities for your K-5 Classrooms
Presented by: Tanya Hallett Sanchez

Scientific Inquiry Through Hands-On Logic Activities
Presented by: Anthony Quan

Weathering of Rocks
Presented by: Rosalie Van Zyl and Diane Newell

Sunday, October 23

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Creating “Wows” in Biology to Increase Student Engagement
Presented by: Emily Williams

Physics Demonstrations and Labs - Force and Motion
Presented by: Kathryn Beck and Laura Henriques

Science Fair Success
Presented by: Emily Hoffman

What a Gas! A Dozen Quick, Inexpensive Gas Experiments
Presented by: Linda Waldman

9:20 am - 10:20 am

Creating Chemistry and Physics Discovery Labs
Presented by: Kendia Herrington

Health Science Pathways and Academies – Build it, Sustain it!
Presented by: Ellen Peneski and Nancy Taylor

How Do Scientists Communicate?
Presented by: Kristin Majda

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

Science Performance Assessments for K-5
Presented by: Jodye Selco and Mary Bruno

10:40 am - 11:40 am

The Chemistry and Biology of Food
Presented by: Jeff Orlinsky and Jeff Bradbury

Critical Media Literacy in the Science Classroom
Presented by: Jarrod Kawasaki

Density Do’s and Don’ts: Activities for Teaching Density to Middle School Students
Presented by: Natalie Torres

Developing Inquiry-Based Lessons Using Water Magic
Presented by: Ai Vu and Jan Robertson

NASA's SDO and IRIS Missions Present: Exploring the Sun with Spectroscopy
Presented by: Deborah Scherrer