California Science Teacher Conference 2013

 

 

 

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The California Science Education Conference is the annual conference of the California Science Teachers Association (CSTA). For over 20 years the conference has been providing up-to-the-minute educational programs for California's science educators. The conference features the perfect mix of hands-on workshops, engaging lectures from professional scientists and university-level educators, in-depth three- and six-hour courses, one-of-a-kind field course experiences, and quality networking opportunities that are only possible when meeting face-to-face.

Conference sessions are designed to meet the needs of both new and veteran science educators. There are sessions for all grade levels, Pre-K-12 and preservice educators. Each educational session is designated by one of the following tracks: STEM, earth/space science, life science, biology, environmental science, chemistry, physics, physical science, and cross-disciplinary science; and addresses one or more of the following emphasis: STEM careers/workforce, literacy/EL, pedagogy/I&E, assessment, technology, and informal science.

CaliforniaView presented a workshop introducing AmericaView Earth Observation Day resources for educators. Earth Observation Day engages teachers/students in the use of free satellite data for Land Cover Mapping.