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Monday, January 25
 

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

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
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Jenna Pollock

Project Coordinator/Education Outreach, Bowling Green State University


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

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
 
Tuesday, January 26
 

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

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
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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 →
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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

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

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.

Speakers

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

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