Session titles AND DATES

**DISCLAIMER** - CHANGES ARE CURRENTLY IN PROGRESS ON THESE SESSIONS.

ADDITIONAL SESSIONS ARE IN THE PROCESS OF BEING ADDED AND THE OSTA AND WSTA ARE WORKING TO CONFIRM SOME OF THE SESSIONS LISTED. 

Friday - October 9, 2020

(** Denotes clock hours for Washington Teachers. Sessions are subject to change. Additional information such as presentation times, presenters, and descriptions will be posted prior to the conference.)

Keynote Speaker Philip Mote 

The Banjo, the Balloon, and the Skull: Stories for Disuniting the Sciences

Authentic STEM experiences for students through Science Fair (Expo)

An Anti-Racist Science Education Conversation

Climate Change: The Past, The Present, and . . . The Future?

COVID-19 Testing: Technology, Access, and Health Inequities

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - Twig Science

Covid-19 has changed the way teachers interact with curriculum, possibly forever.

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - Explore Learning

Hello Science, Meet Creative Arts!

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom

The Science of Climate and Food

Supporting All Students to Make Sense of Phenomena By Building on All of Their Intellectual Resources

Engaging All Students

Teaching the Human Dimensions of Climate Change

Teaching Resources on Cascadia Earthquakes and Earthquake Early Warning

Frontiers in Cancer Research: Exploring Cell Growth and Development Through Leukemia

The Illinois Biology Storylines: Three-Dimensional Teaching & Learning

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - Twig Science

Twig Science Goes Virtual: One Click Distance Learning! (Lower Elementary)

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - STEMscopes / Accelerate Learning

Engaging Student Engineers: Designing Engineering Solutions for Your Science Classroom

Pathways to Energy Leadership

Evolution Education in Today's World

Cancer Medicine Focus Enhances Biology Curriculum

***Planning and Carrying Out Investigations in Elementary Grades 3-5

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - Twig Science

Middle School Virtual Field Trips!

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - STEMscopes / Accelerate Learning

Let’s Engage Students through Inquiry and Phenomena-based Instruction

Appreciating Living Processes

Exploring Trophic Cascades: Resources for Classroom & Remote Learning

***Argument-Driven Climate Science: Helping students learn to use the core ideas, crosscutting concepts, and practices of science to make sense of climate-related natural phenomena

***Planning and Carrying Out Investigations in Grades 6-12

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - Twig Science

Twig Secondary for Distance Learning!

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - STEMscopes / Accelerate Learning

Claim-Evidence-Reasoning: Scientific Explanations to Increase Student Voice

EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP - ExploreLearning

Getting Started with Gizmos and Tips for Virtual Learning


Saturday - October 10, 2020

(** Denotes clock hours for Washington Teachers. Sessions are subject to change. Additional information such as presentation times, presenters, and descriptions will be posted prior to the conference.)

Welcome by WSTA & Opening Keynote - Dr. Kate Evans

Step UP Physics--Encouraging Participation of Women in Physics

Project Drawdown - 100 Proven Solutions to the Climate Crisis**

Systems are Everywhere!

Strengthening the “S” in STEM and Career Connected Learning** 

Using Models and Explanations to Support Student Thinking

Making Your Claim Outdoors - Trees As Habitats**

NGSS and Remote Learning - Teaching 3D Science Through a 2D Screen

Twig Education **

Crafting Three-Dimensional Formative Assessments

Carolina Kits 3D® Flex - a solution for hands-on science remotely

Overview of Three-Year Integrated High School Curriculum: AST methods and NGSS-Aligned

Using DNA Technology to Exonerate the Innocent**

Understanding Climate Change: What Have You Heard About Climate Change?

Designing Quality Teaching & Learning for NGSS through Project-Based Learning

Argument-Driven Engineering in Grades 6-8: Three-Dimensional STEM Design Challenges**

Inspiring Students To Be Agents of Change**

Green schoolyards - taking science outside

Ivory Cache - Using DNA Technology for Conservation Biology**

Immunotherapy: How One’s Own Body Can Be Used to Fight Cancer**

Let's Include Computer Programming**

Argument-Driven Investigations in the Life, Physical, and Earth-Space Sciences: Lab Investigations for Grades 6–8**

Growth Mindset in the Classroom

Claim-Evidence-Reasoning: Scientific Explanations to Increase Student Voice**

What Can NSTA Do For You?

COVID-19 Testing: Technology, Access, and Health Inequities

Making Stoichiometry Accessible to All Learners**

Fostering Equity in STEM (Girls Who Code)**

Engaging Student Engineers: Designing Engineering Solutions for Your Science Classroom**

Designing Climate Science Education in Elementary Learning Communities**

Teaching about the Intersections of Biology, Race, and Racism: Strategies and Resources

The Strategy for ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning in the Pacific Northwest

Let’s Engage Students through Inquiry and Phenomena-based Instruction**

Washington State Science Assessment Updates

Ecology of the Microbiome: Food, Fiber, and Fitness**

Engineer an Introduction to Green Chemistry**

5 Ways to Engage Students using Simulations

Engaging in Climate Science Education Through Connections to Everyday Life, Equity, and Justice**

Leveraging STEM Pedagogical Content Knowledge to Support Social and Emotional Learning

Frameworks for Disrupting Anti-Blackness, Colonization, and Racism in the Science Classroom: Engaging in Justice-Centered Science Pedagogy**

Using Type 2 Diabetes as a Phenomenon to Anchor Biological Concepts, in class or online**

Argument-Driven Investigations in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics: Lab Investigations for Grades 9–12

Drinking Water: Create an extensive lab-based unit that investigates and reveals drinking water impurities

Meeting OpenSciEd: a powerful 6-8 OER example of NGSS aligned instructional materials**

Now Trending... Virtual Science for the K-2 Educator!

Climate Justice: Washington’s ClimeTime Initiative Efforts to Center Equity in Science Education**

Getting Started with Citizen Science: Resources from the National Library of Medicine**

Teaching Science to Support Caring Ecological Relationships and Practices**

DNA-based forensics: Molecular analysis of the D1S80 locus in the classroom**

Research Experiences for Students with Open Data Resources from the Allen Institute**

Washington State LASER: Authentically Incorporating Student Voice in Instructional Decision-Making

OpenSciEd - Photosynthesis and Matter Cycling

Washington State LASER: Building Equity in the Elementary Classroom Through NGSS Implementation

Ambitious Science Teaching - The What, The Why, and The How**


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