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Monday, January 25
 

8:00am

Earth Systems Science PD: Google Earth Inquiry in Earth and Environmental Science
Learn about the FREE Kent State 5 grad-credit Earth Systems Science PD program funded by Ohio Dept of Higher Education. We will engage teachers in inquiry-based Google Earth virtual field trips to teach Earth and environmental science content.

Speakers
avatar for Ian Meiser

Ian Meiser

Science Educator, Claymont High School
I am a second year high school science educator with a license in 7-12 AYA Life Sciences and Chemistry. I am also certified to teach two Project Lead The Way classes. The two PLTW classes I am certified to teach are Introduction to Engineering Design (IED) and Principles of Engineering... Read More →


Monday January 25, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Juniper B

8:00am

Put your Simple Machines Knowledge to Work to Better Learn STEM Concepts using LEGO®
The hands-on solution allows students to predict, test, observe, measure, record and present their findings. In this way, they work as young scientists, engineers and designers, making their own discoveries along the way. Even the least science oriented educators will feel secure teaching these standards and concepts with LEGO®.


Monday January 25, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Easton D

8:00am

SAVE LUCY the BAT!
Did you know that our Native Brown Bat is endanger of becoming extinct? Come engage in a Project Based Learning experience on White Nose Syndrome that encompasses Life Science, ELA and Engineering. Using Nearpod, QR codes, Skype, and many other resources to connect our outside world to our classroom learning.

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Monday January 25, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Columbus

8:00am

Using Webtools to Organize and Support Open-Ended Science Activities

Open-ended science activities are exciting and fun, but bring challenges too. How will I monitor group progress? How will I guide each group as they work? How will I facilitate the sharing of results? Come see how you can use Nearpod and The Answer Pad to do those things and more!.


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Monday January 25, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Juniper C

10:45am

Going Digital? Let ORC Help with Content Evaluation!
Are you ready for the transition to digital content? Participants will be introduced to digital content, tools and processes for conducting effective evaluations of resources. Join us for free access to online PD modules on selecting and using digital resources!

Speakers
avatar for Tracy Cindric

Tracy Cindric

Science Education Specialist, Ohio Resource Center (OSU)
After earning a B.A. from Capital University and an M.A. in teaching biology from Miami University, Tracy taught middle and high school science classes for five years near Columbus. She then taught courses for preservice science teachers at Ohio Wesleyan University and Capital... Read More →



Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am
Juniper C

10:45am

The Good News and the Bad News- Nearpod and Microplastics
Nearpod, an interactive presentation and assessment tool that produces high levels of classroom engagement, will be used to explore the topic of microplastics. Teachers will be given access to a free and customizable Nearpod presentation featuring an introductory lesson on microplastics.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Greene

Angela Greene

Education Specialist/Science Teacher, Ohio Sea Grant/Tecumseh Local Schools
Ohio Sea Grant Educational Specialist, Angela Greene ,works on projects disseminating the Great Lakes Literacy Principles, developing Great Lakes and climate change curricula, and facilitating teacher professional development opportunites along Lake Erie. A 2013 NOAA Teacher at... Read More →
avatar for Lyndsey Manzo

Lyndsey Manzo

Education Specialist/Science Curriculum Specialist, Ohio Sea Grant/Westerville City Schools
Ohio Sea Grant Educational Specialist, Lyndsey Manzo,works on projects disseminating the Great Lakes Literacy Principles, developing Great Lakes and climate change curricula, and facilitating teacher professional development opportunites along Lake Erie. Licensed as a Senior Professional... Read More →


Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am
Easton D

1:00pm

Using 'Dead' and New Technology to Promote Higher-Level Thinking About the Periodic Table
This activity helps students understand periodic trends and the challenges faced with creating the modern-day periodic table. Students will look at "dead" technology to create their own periodic table and use new technology to share and explain their results.

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Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Easton D

2:00pm

Tech Tools for Taking Your Science Class to the Next Level
Teachers are always trying to figure out the latest tech tools, but they change so fast! In this session, we demonstrate our favorite simulations, social media tools, apps, and other technology for engaging, assessing, and enriching our secondary science students.

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Lisa Borgerding

Kent State University
avatar for Taylor Schildhouse

Taylor Schildhouse

Chemistry, Physics, AP Physics , Environemental, and Forensic Science Teacher, Newbury High School
Newbury High School is a small rural high school in Geauga County. It is a k-12 building with approximately 500 total students. Being that it is a small school I get to wear many hats and I am only in my third year of teaching. I teach Chemistry, Physics, AP Physics, Environmental... Read More →
avatar for Trevor Smith

Trevor Smith

Science Teacher, Eisenhower High School



Monday January 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Easton D

2:00pm

Using PBS LearningMedia to Support STEM Learning
Participants will be provided with an overview of PBS LearningMedia's STEM offerings, all of which are free. All participants will be provided with support and guidance in developing personalized playlists for classroom use. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop.

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Monday January 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Juniper C

3:30pm

Enhancing Learning Through Digital Dissections
This interactive session covers educational efficacy, economic benefits, ethical considerations and current laws and policies regarding the use of animals in science education. Participants will gain hands-on experience with popular digital dissection programs and are asked to bring a laptop. 

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Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Gahanna

3:30pm

Inquiry through Simulations: Exploring Energy and Waves
Join us in this interactive session to explore the topics of waves and energy using online simulations. Examples of inquiry lessons that engage students in formulating explanations from evidence will be shared. A computer/tablet is recommended to participate fully.


Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Easton D

3:30pm

Quest for Chemistry Gold: Active Learners in a Hybrid Environment
The models of instruction ensure that the class is student-centered, with regular feedback, and increases in academic progress.

Speakers
avatar for Diane Vrobel

Diane Vrobel

Science Teacher, Archbishop Hoban High School
I am a mother of three. I enjoy coaching Science Olympiad. I am an avid runner, reader and love to meet new people.



Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Juniper C

4:30pm

Bringing Animoto into the Science Classroom
This session will demonstrate how Animoto can be used to integrate technology into the science classroom and promote literacy across the curriculum through videos created by students. Bring your technology because we will begin learning to use the tool.


Monday January 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Easton D

4:30pm

Incorporating Digital Technology while Insuring Conceptual Learning, Deep Understanding, and Literacy and Math Skills
Participants explore hands-on force, motion and energy inquiry lessons spanning the Ohio Cognitive Demands in a systematic learning progression, starting with simple K-2 conceptual activities, then MS hand timing and calculations to HS digital sensor and computer analysis of motion.


Monday January 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Gahanna
 
Tuesday, January 26
 

8:00am

Implementing Tablet Technology in a High School Science Classroom
Not sure where to start with tablets, Chrome Books, or similar technology? Join us to learn about setting up and managing tablets, apps, and programs that capture authentic learning and allow students to modify and build upon their content knowledge.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Columbus

8:00am

Water Quality: Clearly an Important Issue
Teaching students about the science behind hazardous algae blooms is critical. What contributes to this problem and how can it be addressed? In this session participants will perform water quality tests, use data to show the development of cultural eutrophication, discover what factors are important to water quality and what people can do to prevent water quality degradation.

Speakers
avatar for Feed the World - Nebraska Corn Board

Feed the World - Nebraska Corn Board

Educational Consultant, Education Projects & Partnerships
Feed the World is your one source for science curriculum, news, giveaways, workshop information, and other classroom resources brought to you by your friends at the Nebraska Corn Board.
avatar for Jane Hunt

Jane Hunt

Educator, GrowNextGen.org
I am a retired Environmental and Biology teacher. I currently represent the Ohio Soybean Council and GrowNextGen.org. We received a grant from Battelle to support education and outreach about Ohio's #1 industry.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Easton D

9:00am

Enhancing Learning Through Digital Dissections
This interactive session covers educational efficacy, economic benefits, ethical considerations and current laws and policies regarding the use of animals in science education. Participants will gain hands-on experience with popular digital dissection programs and are asked to bring a laptop. 

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Gahanna

9:00am

Flipping, Notebooks, and Centers...oh my!
Using technology, flipping, interactive notebooks, and learning centers all students can be motivated in the learning science regardless of their ability levels. Using all of these strategies flow smoothly together creating a very interactive and engaging environment in which all students learn.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Easton D

11:00am

Engaging Science Students with Technology in a Hybrid Classroom
We will show teachers how to plan and execute an engaging hybrid science lesson. They will participate in a modeled hybrid lesson so they can see it in action.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Easton D