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Monday, January 25
 

8:00am

Energy 101
Investigate the basics of energy, including: 10 sources of energy, energy forms and transformations, and energy efficiency, using hands-on activities. Learn about free opportunities through the Ohio Energy Project.

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

8:00am

Inquiring Minds Want to Know
Are you looking for effective ways to incorporate inquiry and student-designed experiments into your classroom, but aren’t quite sure where to start? In this session, we will share strategies we have found to be effective in teaching science and engineering practices (cognitive demands) and the literacy standards at all grade levels, specifically applied to force and motion.


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

8:00am

Low Technology Cool Science
Dumpster diving can extend your science budget and help you include hands-on/inquiry in your science teaching. Thermometers, anemometers, and bird feeders are a trash can away. Other activities require expenditures (Legos and Snap Kits) but are worth the money.

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

8:00am

Science is SWEET!
Trying to get students engaged and helping them to understand concepts can be difficult. This is a hands-on session with ideas using candy in experiments to grab students' attention and keep them interested! Several will be demonstrated during the session and others added to the handout given during the session.

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

8:00am

SECO Board of Director Training (SECO BOD Only)
Training for the SECO BOD covering district director information, a guide to the structure of our organization, bylaws and operating procedures. 

Speakers
SP

Sally Pfeiffer

SECO 2014-2015 President


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

8:00am

Teaching Physical Science for Student Learning: Density Activities from OP2
Engage in hands-on activities from our ODHE grant-sponsored course, “OP2: Operation Physics for Middle Grades Teachers.” We will model ways to teach the difficult concept of density in physical science through active learning that elicits, challenges, and resolves student ideas.


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

8:00am

Water and Wildlife Training for Educators
Preview lessons from Project Wild, Aquatic Wild, Science and Civics, Project Wet and Healthy Water, Healthy People. Learn about Water and Wildlife Training for Educators, a one-week course at OSU’s Stone Lab where educators can earn certification in each curriculum.

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 8:00am - 8:50am
New Albany

10:45am

Focus Group: Understanding Teacher Needs and Interests
Participate in this lively discussion designed to help EP&P understanding biology, chemistry, environmental science educators' needs and interests. We want to know all about you, from the types of resources you most need to the ways you make your content relevant to today's careers. Those who attend will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Attendance will be capped at 12 people, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am
New Albany

10:45am

How Whole Brain Teaching Can Improve Our Science Teaching
Whole Brain Teaching has something to teach us about teaching science. The common language, intentional engagement, and planned brevity of Whole Brain Teaching may help us present content more effectively.

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

10:45am

Inside Information: Using the Little Voice inside Students' Heads to Help Them Learn Science
That little voice in all of our heads impacts how we look at the world every day. We will talk about this inner voice, its relationships to mindset and self-regulation, and how we can help students train their inner voices to work for good and not evil in your science class.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Chervenak

Laura Chervenak

Vice President of Prof Dev, ExploreLearning


Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am
Regent 1

10:45am

Nanotechnology and DNA Origami
DNA origami enables the precise fabrication of nanoscale geometries, such as Ohio State's Script Ohio, and nanoscale mechanical devices with controllable motion for application in biosensing, molecular robotics, smart materials, and nanomanufacturing

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hudoba

Michael Hudoba

PhD Candidate, The Ohio State University
I am a lifelong science learner with a BS in mechanical engineering, a masters in mechanical engineering product design, and will be receiving my PhD this year in nanoengineering and biological design. My focus is in a field called DNA Origami, where we design nanostructures out... Read More →


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

10:45am

Pre-Service Mathematics Teacher’s Argumentation Skills
The study was conducted with pre-service Math teachers in a teacher preparation programs to explore their argumentation skills. Data were collected via a problem to express their argumentative skills with various types of approaches. Finally, they evaluated problem for its appropriateness.


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

10:45am

Questions, Questioning and Orchestrated Classroom Dialogue
Participants will explore ways in which questions and questioning can enhance depth of inquiry into content and engage all students. Topics include creating deep, rigorous and open-ended questions and using questioning strategies and “talk moves” to direct classroom discussion.

Speakers
DV

David Vernot

Curriculum Consultant, Butler County ESC
David Vernot has been an educator for over 30 years, teaching from elementary through high school (along with curriculum work) in Fairfield City Schools. His current work includes workshops, coaching and curriculum support through Butler County ESC. He is SECO board member, has contributed... Read More →


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

1:00pm

Focus Group: Understanding Teacher Needs and Interests
Participate in this lively discussion designed to help EP&P understanding biology, chemistry, environmental science educators' needs and interests. We want to know all about you, from the types of resources you most need to the ways you make your content relevant to today's careers. Those who attend will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Attendance will be capped at 12 people, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
New Albany

1:00pm

Gel Electrophoresis Basics
In this workshop, teachers will learn easy to implement strategies that help students understand the basic principles involved in gel electrophoresis. Receive FREE curriculum materials and learn about FREE summer professional development opportunities. Sponsored by Ohio Soybean Council.

Speakers
avatar for Pam Snyder

Pam Snyder

BioScience Technology Instructor, Columbus City Schools, Ft. Hayes Career Center
Pam Snyder is a veteran teacher with Columbus City Schools. A graduate of The Ohio State University with degrees in agriculture, she holds a Lead Professional Educator License in science and career education. In addition, she is a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescence... Read More →


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Juniper B

1:00pm

NSTA Membership Benefits
Ever wonder what the benefits of NSTA membership really are?  Exactly what you get for your money?  This presentation will share the many varied aspect of the NSTA website, Learning Center, and oh so much more.  Doorprizes will be given.

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Shannon Hudson

NSTA District X Director (Ohio, Michigan, Indiana)


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Gahanna

1:00pm

Play Mendel! A Resource for Teaching Mendel's Laws
Are you looking for a new way to teach Mendel’s laws? Using Arabidopsis plants, this training workshop walks you through hands-on activities from the Play Mendel education module to show the laws of inheritance in action.


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Juniper A

1:00pm

Preserving Science (K-6)
Discover how food is a timeless subject that encompasses the relation science has to history, agriculture, industry, and culture, and can be used in the classroom to express value for scientific knowledge. Session intended for K-6 educators.

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Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Regent 1

1:00pm

Caught Up in Currents
Help students develop deeper understanding of standards content through inquiry, formative assessment, and questioning. Experience how teachers have worked collaboratively to create an inquiry-based approach that goes beyond answers! Get ideas to empower student learning in your own classroom.


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 2:50pm
Magnolia

1:00pm

Physics without Fear
Does teaching physical science make you uncomfortable? For many K-8 teachers and students, physical science content can sometimes feel intimidating. In this hands-on workshop, we will share some simple, research-based instructional strategies for helping students (and teachers) in grades K-8 build a solid conceptual understanding of motion and forces.


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 2:50pm
Lilac

1:00pm

The Crosswalk Between Ohio Science Standards and NGSS
This session will present a crosswalk between Ohio’s Science Standards and NGSS that can be used to find appropriately aligned classroom resources.  Participants will get an opportunity to get practice using the crosswalk and give suggestions for improving its usefulness.


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 2:50pm
Columbus

2:00pm

Beyond Recycling: A 5E Learning Cycle and Classroom Action Plan
Come experience a 5E unit on reduce, reuse, recycle. Action plans bring these concepts to light! Student work will be presented for attendees to analyze and consider student growth.


Monday January 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
New Albany

2:00pm

Dimensional Analysis Paralysis? Play Sideways Dominoes Instead!
The difficulty in teaching dimensional analysis, and the resistance by students to learn it is overcome by using this fun, innovative method of introducing it as "sideways dominoes", it becomes the cornerstone of problem-solving throughout the year.

Speakers

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

2:00pm

Modeling Biology Instruction

Join us for a workshop introducing the newly designed Modeling Biology curriculum.  Participants will engage in an activity from the yearlong curriculum while learning more about the summer workshops being offered as part of the project in June 2016. 


Speakers
avatar for Trudy Giasi

Trudy Giasi

Science Coordinator, Columbus City Schools
Trudy Giasi is currently a science coordinator for Columbus City Schools. She has experience in K-12 STEM education as well as the arts. She taught 8th grade science at Indianola Math, Science, and Technology MS and Hilltonia MS in the Columbus City Schools district. At both schools... Read More →



Monday January 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Gahanna

2:00pm

Preserving Science (7-12)
Discover how food is a timeless subject that encompasses the relation science has to history, agriculture, industry, and culture, and can be used in the classroom to express value for scientific knowledge. Session intended for 7-12 educators.

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Monday January 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Regent 1

2:00pm

Soy Fresh, Soy Clean...connecting community and kids to Ohio STEM careers.
Do you need refreshed hands-on lab ideas for community outreach or recruitment days? How can you connect students to unique STEM career fields in ag-related industries? In this workshop sponsored by the Ohio Soybean Council, participants will learn how to use SLOPs (Standard Laboratory Operating Procedures) and STEM equipment to create soy-based products and research STEM career fields within the Ohio agricultural industry.


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

3:30pm

Moving Genes
Are you looking for strategies that make complicated biotechnology techniques more understandable to high school students? Join us for activities that help explain the concepts behind genetic engineering. Learn about FREE summer professional development opportunities. Receive FREE materials to take home and use tomorrow! Sponsored by the Ohio Soybean Council.

Speakers
avatar for Pam Snyder

Pam Snyder

BioScience Technology Instructor, Columbus City Schools, Ft. Hayes Career Center
Pam Snyder is a veteran teacher with Columbus City Schools. A graduate of The Ohio State University with degrees in agriculture, she holds a Lead Professional Educator License in science and career education. In addition, she is a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescence... Read More →


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

3:30pm

STEM in the Park: A Model Program that Provides Roots for STEM Learning
STEM in the Park is a free community event created to get people of all ages excited about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The event features more than 100 interactive STEM activities facilitated by higher education institutions, pre-K-12 educational agencies, community non-profit organizations, and local businesses.

Speakers
JP

Jenna Pollock

Project Coordinator/Education Outreach, Bowling Green State University


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

3:30pm

Teaching the Water Cycle and Watersheds Using Hands On Experiences and Online Tools
This session will present the five curriculum models created by the team under a grant from the National Science Foundation. The presentation will be interspersed with brief interactive components. Participants are invited to bring a laptop or tablet to visit the various websites that are presented.

Speakers
JC

Jason Cervenec

Education and Outreach Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center



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

4:30pm

Climate Change Information & Educational Resources
This session will provide an overview of the greenhouse effect, outline climate change impacts already being experienced in Ohio, and share a number of reliable science resources for further reading. In addition, this session will discuss a growing body of online climate change education resources and the importance of teaching the nature of science.

Speakers
JC

Jason Cervenec

Education and Outreach Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center



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

4:30pm

Differentiate? Seriously? How Am I Supposed to Do All That and Still Get Done What my Principal Says?
"If you are a typical classroom teacher you can't possibly have the time to differentiate instruction for every student can you? What does that truly mean anyway? If these questions and statements arise on the "differentiation" topic, visit this session for specific, easy to use strategies to use in your classroom tomorrow!

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Monday January 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:20pm
New Albany

4:30pm

Interdisciplinary Learning for a Changing Planet
Participate in hands-on activities that apply math and science skills to tackle major global challenges, including human population pressures, finite natural resources and climate change. Receive a CD-ROM of lesson plans matched to Ohio Learning Standards.

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Monday January 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Juniper B

4:30pm

Learning Density through Proportional Reasoning
Learn an alternative to rote density calculation. Through first-hand experimentation and examination of mass vs. volume graphs, students develop the density concept and reason through typical density problems without manipulating the equation density = mass/volume.

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Monday January 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Juniper A

4:30pm

Solving Problems Can Be a Matter of Life and Death
A biology teacher and an engineering teacher have used curricular theming to reinforce concepts being taught. This workshop is intended to show one way elective teachers can help support science standards and promote whole-student education through integrated curriculum.


Monday January 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Regent 1

4:30pm

Using Formative Assessment Probes in 6E Electrical Circuits Lessons to Address the Needs of all Learners
We are presenting a lesson with a modified version of the widely popular 5E Instructional Model. We will present a fourth grade 6E lesson that utilizes multiple formative assessment probes to help teach the challenging topic of electrical circuits. The probes are especially useful in uncovering conceptual misunderstandings.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Boros

Amy Boros

Middle School Science Educator, Perrysburg Schools
Currently, I am a 6th grade Integrated Science educator at Perrysburg Junior High School in Perrysburg, Ohio. I am also the Assistant Curriculum Director for iEvolve with STEM, a NSF grant initiative at Bowling Green State University. I have taught 3-8 grade as well as science methods... Read More →


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

4:30pm

Zoom In! A Nanoscience Claymation Video Project Designed for Students K-3.
Because young people in levels K-3 are exposed to digital media on a daily basis, we recognized the importance of reaching them using a familiar format. Hence, we developed a claymation Zoom In! movie that follows the "adventures" of Gwen Pym, a girl "nanoscientist", in her quest for a dress that cannot be stained. The use of Claymation video addresses concepts of scales, surface tension, hydrophobicity and function determined by structure for elementary school students.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Sandler

Nancy Sandler

Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy - Ohio University


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

8:00am

3-D Landforms Models
Construct a landform model of Mt. St. Helens, pre/post eruption, using topographic mapping skills. Correlated to the Ohio Science Standards for ESS Physical Earth surface features and the processes that formed them.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
Juniper A

8:00am

Chicken or Egg? Which comes first Math, Science, or Kids?
Join us to learn how teachers from a variety of instructional backgrounds integrate materials science into their classrooms. We will share ideas for hands on experiences for the elementary, special education, and high school math classrooms. Handouts with resources will be available.


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

8:00am

Bringing Students Back to Earth: An Inquiry Approach to a Middle School Earth Science Unit
SouthWestern City Schools 8th grade teachers lead a session on inquiry-driven scientific instruction focusing on students doing and thinking. Participate in learning segments focused on 8th grade Earth Science Content Standards. The student-driven instruction includes constructing models and analyzing evidence.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am
Magnolia

8:00am

Climate Negotiations Simulation
During this simulation, participants will increase their understanding of the priorities various countries bring to international climate negotiations and come to understand the impacts of climate change and timelines on which these impacts will be felt.

Speakers
JC

Jason Cervenec

Education and Outreach Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am
Ballroom

8:00am

Learning Progressions and Visions into Practice for K-12 Energy Concepts
This session will present the K-12 learning progression for the concept of energy in Ohio’s Science Standards and give participants an opportunity to explore several new Visions into Practices that can be used in the classroom to teach this concept.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am
New Albany

8:00am

Project WET

Project WET is a curriculum which focuses on water education for teachers (WET), students, parents and community leaders. The curriculum offers 60 plus hands-on and interdisciplinary activities that educate about water and water issues with minimal supplies and funding needed. For the 2016 SECO Conference, we will offer session participants the Project WET Sampler, which has 7 of the 60 activities described above. We will also provide Healthy Water, Healthy People (HWHP), which is the middle/high school secondary curriculum module to the Project WET Guide. HWHP offers 25 hands-on activities involving water related issues, health and aquatic insect education for students and adults.    

 


Speakers
avatar for Dennis Clement

Dennis Clement

EPIO 1, Ohio EPA
Project WET, HWHP, The Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) and judging horses! See you at the conference.


WET PP pptx

Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am
Juniper C

9:00am

'It's Not My Fault' Fault Blocks
Make-It & Take It Workshop to help students learn the types, parts, and movements of faults. Participants will be making simple, wooden blocks for the teaching of fault types, structures, and movements.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Juniper A

9:00am

Conceptual Chemistry: Repurposed Materials for Low-cost Science Experiments
Recent literature reports of novel experiments using ordinary materials were adapted for use in the Improving Teacher Quality Program: Conceptual Chemistry for Teachers of Grades 4-12. Creative use of bubble-wrap, plastic pipets, cell-phones and other store-bought materials are presented in a series of low-cost experiments.

Speakers
avatar for ChristopherJ.  Fenk

ChristopherJ. Fenk

Professor, Kent State University at Tuscarawas
Dr. Fenk is Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kent State University. He has worked for KSU for more than 24 years. His principle research interests include synthetic organic chemistry methods and chemistry education. Dr. Fenk is co-principle investigator of the highly successful... Read More →
DL

David Limbaugh

8th Grade Science, Oakwood Middle School


Tuesday January 26, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Juniper B

9:00am

Real World Redox
Tired of the same old redox? Come learn exciting ways to teach redox using Materials Science. Explore ways to use affordable everyday supplies to show your students how redox reactions greatly impacts their lives.


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

9:00am

Y = Math + Science, Find Out Y
Come see how math concepts like histograms and slope can be made relevant to science. Learn how using graphs can help students better understand conservation of mass, see that graphing slope helps predict outcomes, and that units have real-world meaning.


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

11:00am

Engage the Disengaged through Teamwork: Finding The “I” in Team
Student’s eye’s glazed over or looking disconnected? Find the “I” in team when every student has an individual task to complete while contributing to the group. See how varied roles within groups encourage participation from even the most resistant students.


SECO2016 pptx

Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Columbus

11:00am

Following the Bouncing Ball
Investigate "happy and sad" balls that lead to investigations into force, motion, and energy as well as the engineering design of a new ball by elementary students. Experience how bouncing balls can lead to a process of engagement, formative assessment through questioning, science inquiry, and finally design products for all students.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Magnolia

11:00am

Modeling Biology Instruction

Join us for a workshop introducing the newly designed Modeling Biology curriculum.  Participants will engage in an activity from the yearlong curriculum while learning more about the summer workshops being offered as part of the project in June 2016. 


Speakers
avatar for Trudy Giasi

Trudy Giasi

Science Coordinator, Columbus City Schools
Trudy Giasi is currently a science coordinator for Columbus City Schools. She has experience in K-12 STEM education as well as the arts. She taught 8th grade science at Indianola Math, Science, and Technology MS and Hilltonia MS in the Columbus City Schools district. At both schools... Read More →



Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Gahanna

11:00am

Project STONE: Connecting Teachers with Inquiry Science and Students with STEM Careers
Join us for an inquiry based Earth science session that will help you to integrate Earth science into your classroom, provide you with STEM career information for your students and connect you with local geoscience companies for classroom resources


Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Juniper A

11:00am

Teachers with Torches
Learn about making glass beads from borax powder and fiber optic cable from glass rods, conducting heat-treatments on common items, and safely using propane torches with students. These activities relate to redox reactions, reflection of light, and composition of materials.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Lilac

1:20pm

AACT: Resources and Opportunities
Scott Hawkins from the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) will provide an overview of the teaching resources available through AACT, highlight upcoming professional development opportunities, and take your suggestions and questions.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Hawkins

Scott Hawkins

President-Elect, American Association of Chemistry Teachers
I teach Honors and AP Chemistry at St. Ignatius HS in Cleveland, Ohio. I joined AACT in the fall of 2014 when it started. I was appointed President-Elect for the inaugural governing board in the summer of 2015.



Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
New Albany

1:20pm

GLOBE
Connect your classroom to GLOBE - Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment - Program. Participants will learn about GLOBE and its protocols in clouds, surface temperature, and air temperature. Involve your students in citizen science networking encompassing 115 countries. Climb aboard as we teach the next generation of earth system scientists.

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Juniper A

1:20pm

Magnetic Moments for Learning
Magnets are much more fun than things to hang on a refrigerator. At their best, they provide the strongest relevant and hands-on ways to explore and build a foundation for understanding the invisible fundamental forces of nature. Explore ways elementary students can measure and test magnetic forces as you also engage in designing ways to test and build with magnets. These investigations are major "attractions" for your students as they build their understanding using their own experiences and data.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Magnolia

1:20pm

NSTA Membership Benefits!
Ever wonder what the benefits of NSTA membership really are?  Exactly what you get for your money?  This presentation will share the many varied aspect of the NSTA website, Learning Center, and oh so much more.  Doorprizes will be given.

Speakers
SH

Shannon Hudson

NSTA District X Director (Ohio, Michigan, Indiana)


Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Gahanna

1:20pm

School & Community Partnerships: Cross-Contextual STEM Learning
Do you want to build community partnerships that enhance classroom STEM learning? Join co-founders of rurally located Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery to engage in hands-on exploration that will highlight the value of accessing informal STEM learning experiences to bridge the gap between school and out-of-school learning.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Hartman

Sara Hartman

Assistant Professor, Ohio University


Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Easton D

1:20pm

STEMware: Champagne Taste on a Rootbeer Budget?
Battle budgetary challenges using Jell-o, Borax and bobby pins for engaging multi-age STEM lessons. Leave with demonstrations and labs linked to current science standards coupled with alternative assessment ideas! Best of all, our materials are in stock at any store!


Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Lilac

2:15pm

The Ohio Earth Science Teachers Association 'FAMOUS' Rock Raffle
The Annual Rock Raffle is once again being sponsored by the Ohio Earth Science Teachers Association. Come bid on crystals, minerals, rocks, fossils, books, posters, DVD's. Proceeds benefit the Ohio Earth Science Teacher Mini-Grant Program. Three grants up to $250 will be awarded for classroom or lab needs.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Ballroom