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2021 Los Angeles Area Conference - Sessions




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Friday, December 10
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Local Phenomenon-Based Projects

Los Angeles Convention Center - 406B

Sponsoring Company: AEOP

Come learn about using community-based phenomena as the basis for long-term STEM projects.

Takeaways: 1. How to intergrade local phenomena into STEM projects; 2. Using eCYBERMISSION in your middle school science classroom; and 3. How to better engage middle school students with local problems.


Sue Whitsett (NSTA: Arlington, VA)

Friday, December 10
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Rewriting the Story: Developing a More Inclusive STEM Classroom

Los Angeles Convention Center - 153A/B

Sponsoring Company: EiE | Museum of Science, Boston

Explore classroom facilitation strategies that engage all learners in high-quality STEM experiences and hear from educators who are implementing these strategies.

Takeaways: 1. Learn strategies to eliminate barriers and engage all students; 2. Identify discussion supports that foster effective collaboration and communication; and 3. Explore the benefits of implementing STEM curricula designed for diverse classrooms.


Lorri Coates (Museum of Science, Boston: Boston, MA)

Saturday, December 11
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Using Environmental Solutions as a Lens for Teaching Science and Engineering

Los Angeles Convention Center - 406B

Sponsoring Company: Green Ninja

The workshop will introduce and provide examples for a project-based framework that integrates climate science topics and themes with all the science disciplines, including engineering and computer science.

Takeaways: Participants will: 1. get the opportunity to reflect on the framework and model presented and share their own experience with other participants; 2. get the opportunity to develop a storyline and sequence of lessons that blend together multiple science NGSS standards using a project-based approach; and 3. get to review and discuss the work of other colleagues during the session.


Eugene Cordero (Green Ninja: Mountain View, CA)