Dates and Time are tentative and are subject to change.
The STAR Seminar series is aimed at our graduate students, faculty and area teachers, and speakers will include CSULB faculty and other experts in the field of science education.
The Association of Future Science Educators (AFSE) is sponsored by the Science Education Department to support future K-12 science teachers with programs that include "how to" workshops regarding job interviews, field trips, and content based inquiry learning techniques. AFSE is a student chapter of the National Science Teachers Association and the California Science Teachers Association. Please
AFSE- Sept. 14 "Model Lessons from Science Camp" Join, Laura Henriques, Director, CSULB’s Young Scientists Camp for an evening of science lessons conducted during 2016 Young Scientists Camp. The evening will showcase some of the favorite lessons your colleagues did as Teaching Associates during CSULB’s Young Scientists Camp Program. Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. Location: HSCI-382
AFSE- Oct. 25- " NASA: We're with You When you Fly (and when you teach!)" Join Sarah Marcotte of the JPL Mars Public Engagement team as she flies you through the NASA universe of classroom curricula, visualizations, real time data and hands-on, minds-on activities that will engage, educate and inspire your students. You will receive free NASA resources for your classroom and learn how to use some of the interactive online tools to bring your lessons to life! Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. Location: HSCI-102
AFSE- Nov. 10- "Watershed Wonders and the Wonderful World of Plankton!" Join Jim DePompei and Carl Carranza from the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium as they introduce engaging, marine-science related activities for the elementary and middle school classroom. Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. Location: PH1-209
AFSE Nov. 28-" Living in Earthquake Country! - ShakeOuts, QuakeCatchers, Forecasts, and a view from the Big Bend" Join Dr. Robert de Groot, the coordinator for communication, education, and outreach for the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning program at the USGS Earthquake Science Center in Pasadena, CA., and learn about how Southern California’s beautiful landscape was formed through plate tectonics. Join us for an interactive adventure to see how an Oreo cookie can teach you about the structure of the Earth and how spaghetti can be used to learn about earthquake magnitude. Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. Location: HSCI-382
New Tools for Teaching H.S: Biology/Chemistry Workshop-Aug. 11th-12th A FREE 2-day summer workshop(s) being held at CSULB this summer. At the conclusion of this 2-day hands-on workshop participants will receive a copy of the student book and samples of equipment and materials.Space is limited to 30 participants per program. A small number of pre-service teachers are eligible to participate. Contact us to see if there are spots available.Koker - summer 2016 bio chem workshops
AFSE - Feb. 24 - "Something Fishy in the Classroom" Join Educators from Cabrillo Marine Aquarium as they introduce engaging, marine-science related activities for elementary and middle school students. Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. Location: PH1-135
AFSE - Mar. 8 - "Biodiversity Presentation" Join Dr. Lesley Farmer, CSULB professor and coordinator for the Librarianship program, with a presentation on Biodiversity. Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. Location: PH1-135
"Physics Make & Teach" Demo-day - Mar. 10 - Hosted by PhysTEC. Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm. Location: HSCI-280.
5th annual Latino Health Equity Conference - Mar. 15 - This conference aims to raise awareness and engagement in health equity research focused on Latinos - our nation's largest and fastest-growing minority population. It also provides a unique opportunity for interested students, community members, and professionals to collaborate with national thought leaders. www.latinohealthequity.com
AFSE - Mar. 21 - "Crime Scene Curriculum" Using the science behind crime scene investigation, lab procedures and techniques from real forensics labs will be explored and linked to basic science concepts. Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. Location: HSCI-281
AFSE - Apr. 26 - "Physical Science Round-Robin" Participate in a couple of different physical science workshops presented by Science Education Master’s Students. These hands-on lessons will help you understand physical science topics in the Next Generation Science Standards. Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. Location: HSCI-281
More Past AFSE Events
AFSE - Feb 23 "Something Fishy in the Classroom" - Join educators from Cabrillo Marine Aquarium as they introduce engaging, marine-science related activities from the elementary and middle school classroom. Presented by Jim De Pompei.
AFSE - March 17 “Hands-on Human Ecology Activities for the Next Generation” Join Population Education Fellow, Isabelle Rios, as she guides you through activities such as: simulations, cooperative learning activities, quizzes, debate, and problem-solving challenges for the K-12 classroom. Participants will receive a CD-ROM of classroom resources including: activity lesson plans, answer keys, data sheets, background readings and more.
AFSE - April 8, "NASA: We're with You When you Fly (and when you teach!)" - Join Sarah Marcotte of the JPL Mars Public Engagement team as she flies you through the NASA universe of classroom curricula, visualizations, real time data and hands-on, minds-on activities that will engage, educate and inspire your students. You will receive free NASA resources for your classroom and learn how to use some of the interactive online tools to bring your lessons to life!
AFSE - April 23rd, "Crime Scene Curriculum"
Use hands-on lab procedures and techniques from real forensics labs as Ward's Scientific facilitator, Sandy Antalis, guides your exploration of the science behind crime scene investigations. Geared toward upper elementary through high school classes. Presented by Sandy Antalis from Ward's Scientific.
AFSE - Sept. 17, 2014 - " Engaging science lessons for the K-8 Classroom" The Young Scientists Camp Staff will share exciting and effective science lessons taught during the 2014 summer science camp programs. Location: PH 2 Room # 223