NSTA’s National Conference on Science Education Raises the Bar
March 29 - April 1
For science educators and administrators who are interested in peak performance, this conference offers the best professional development available. Experts will present on inspiring topics and lead hands-on content workshops. Strategies on assessment and inquiry will take on new meaning, and teachers from across the country will be able to participate. Those in every grade band, K-16, and in every stage of their career are invited to take that extra step to enhance their knowledge and join the discussion.
Check out some of our highlights:
The Art of Science and the Framework for Science Education, Dr. Jeff Goldstein, Director, National Center for Earth and Space Science Education
Teaching Science Inquiry Through Storytelling, Brian “Fox” Ellis (Author and Storyteller, Fox Tales International)
What Makes Space So Much Fun and So Hard? Bill Nye (Executive Director, The Planetary Society)
Easy, Hands-On Science for Grade 3 - Hands-on activities will be tied to the new core science standards, Elementary
Why Do I Have to Know This? Engineering Design Challenges That Drive Inquiry Science, Elementary
Computer-supported Collaborative Science: Support Inquiry in the Middle School Science Classroom with Google Apps, Middle
WE-STEM, Do You? Strategies, tools and resources for Elementary-Middle
The Science and Ethics of Animal Research, Middle-College
Circuit Training with LED Hula Hoops - Use the basics of electronics to create a LED (light-emitting diode) parallel circuit hula hoop. Middle-High
How Would You Find Out If Your Students Can Design Reasonable Biological Experiments? Middle-College
Building a Sustainable Planet…One Biodegradable Utensil at a Time, Middle-High
Building America: Dimension Limestone Quarrying in South Central Indiana, ticketed field trip
Indiana State Police Forensic Lab, ticketed field trip
The Exhibitors Hall - Hundreds of companies offer the newest products, demonstrations, and giveaways. Bring an extra tote.
Visit www.nsta.org/conferences/2012ind for more information or to register.
The earlybird deadline is Feb. 3.