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Seats Name, Event Type, Grade Level Date, Time Description, Assignment
9 left Educator Open House - Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Los Angeles)
Type: Special Event
Level: All Levels

Additional RSVP required
09/14/2019
8:30am-12:00pm
Meet with the Museum's School Programs team to learn all about the engaging educational opportunities available free of charge to schools and educators. Enjoy breakfast, enter to win exciting raffle prizes for your classroom, learn special programs available for students and teachers, and explore the fascinating galleries and beautiful Nature Gardens of the Natural History Museum. Free for teachers (and future teachers), but you must RSVP by clicking on the title above.
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop
7 left K-3 Life Sciences – A Tapestry of Survival (AFSE-CSULB PH1-227)
Type: Workshop
Level: Elementary
09/18/2019
6:00pm-8:00pm
Tapestry of Survival (K-3) looks at the progression of life science laterally. All participants will see how the lesson sequence was created and then participate in one-three activities in the sequence. During discussion, grade levels will be able to share their experiences and see how the lessons build. Location:
Assignment: AFSE Workshop
12 left Teachers Night Out: Engineering - Environmental Nature Center (Newport Beach)
Type: Workshop
Level: All Levels

Additional RSVP required
09/19/2019
4:00pm-7:00pm
The Teachers Night Out series brings all kinds of educators together for fun afternoons of learning exciting hands-on ways to teach children about science and nature. Join ENC educators and other teachers as you walk through the Center, after hours, to discover some fun ways you and your students can learn about engineering! Fee: $10, includes dinner. wine and s'mores. MUST REGISTER on the ENC website by clicking link on title.
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop
1 left Land of the Blue Sky: How Mongolia’s Conservation Efforts Can Inform Ocean Conservation - Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach)
Type: Speaker
Level: All Levels

Additional RSVP required
09/19/2019
7:00pm-8:30pm
Aquarium filmmaker Chris Corpus will share stories from his studies with endangered species in the Mongolian steppe, including wild cats and wild horses, and discuss what Mongolian conservation efforts can reveal about ocean conservation. YOU MUST RSVP to 562-590-3100, ext. 0. FREE for students with valid ID. Parking $8
Assignment: Speaker
13 left Educator Open House - La Brea Tarpits (Los Angeles)
Type: Special Event
Level: All Levels

Additional RSVP required
09/21/2019
8:30am-12:00pm
Join Museum Educators as you get up close and personal with fossils (casts), participate in a microfossil sorting activity, chat with a Metro representative about how to travel for free to our museum, and check out some resources you can use with your students while on a field trip. End your morning with an Ice Age Encounters performance, or explore the museum at your leisure. Parking in the museum's parking lot is free before 9 am. YOU MUST RSVP with the La Brea Tarpits to attend by clicking on the title (link) above.
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop
14 left Educator Open House - Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (San Pedro)
Type: Special Event
Level: All Levels

Additional RSVP required
09/24/2019
5:00pm-7:00pm
Join the aquarium educators for a back-to-school luau at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium! Come and experience our wide variety of free and fee-based school programs. Learn how the Aquarium can be a resource for your teaching needs. During the Open House, you will learn how to access a wide variety of CMA programs and resources to support your classroom teaching. FREE but RSVP REQUIRED. Call (310) 548-7562 or email to teacher.workshop@cmaqua.org to register.
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop
2 left Tidepool Walk - Cabrillo Aquarium (San Pedro)
Type: Family Event
Level: All Levels
09/29/2019
3:00pm-4:30pm
Join Aquarium Educators as they conduct tours of the Point Fermin tidepools. Attend an informative slide show in the John M. Olguin Auditorium, then come along on the naturalist-led ramble on the rocks to see animals in their natural habitat. Outdoor clothing and sneakers advised. Families welcome!
Assignment: Family Event
24 left Fun Science Lessons from 2019 Young Scientists Camp (AFSE-CSULB PH1-223)
Type: Workshop
Level: All Levels
09/30/2019
6:00pm-8:00pm
For the past 20 years the Science Education Department has hosted a summer science camp for area youth. CSULB students work alongside a mentor teacher to prepare and teach science lessons for kids. Come find out about the camp and try your hand at some of their favorite lessons. Location: PH1-223
Assignment: AFSE Workshop
3 left Leveraging technology to address the 3 Dimensions of NGSS (AFSE-CSULB PH1-227)
Type: Workshop
Level: All Levels
10/02/2019
6:00pm-8:00pm
Participants will engage in a 3D lesson that utilizes Google's Science Journal to show how built- in device features can be used as powerful science sensors and tools. Location: PH1-227
Assignment: AFSE Workshop
3 left Engaging Kids at the Science Learning Center (CSULB, HSCI 110)
Type: Special Event
Level: Elementary

Additional RSVP required
10/02/2019
9:15am-11:45am
What happens when kids talk about science? How do they make science relevant to their own lives? For this event, you'll engage groups of local 4th and 5th graders visiting campus as a volunteer at the College's own miniature science center.. Not only do you have an opportunity to see how kids think about science in an unstructured and low-pressure setting, you will gain insights as to how facilities such as the Science Center can foster scientific thinking. Participation in this events requires an orientation to the Science Learning Center and a particular science activity (9:15-10am), followed by engagement with two groups of summer camp youth visiting the SLC from 10am to 11:45.) MUST RSVP to cnsm.sciencecenter@csulb.edu no later than 9/26. Please include your name, date of the event, and your email address
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop
6 left Sex and Kelp and Science Ed: Confessions of a Kelp Addict - Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (San Pedro)
Type: Speaker
Level: All Levels
10/04/2019
7:00pm-9:00pm
Join CSULB alumni Dr. Chuck Kopczak as he discusses his 'addiction' to Giant Kelp and all that makes this organism a critical member of the Pacific Coastal ecosystem. Dr. Kopczak is a curator at the California Science Center, where he oversees the Ecosystems exhibit and works closely with staff to help the public understand the role of Kelp Forests in our local ocean.
Assignment: Speaker
7 left Teacher Workshop: Sense of Place - Los Angeles Zoo (Griffith Park, LA)
Type: Workshop
Level: Elementary

Additional RSVP required
10/12/2019
10:00am-1:00pm
YOU MUST RSVP directly to the ZOO at https://www.lazoo.org/education/teachers/. On that page, you'll need to complete the L.A. Zoo Teacher Workshop Signup Form. Workshop description as well as exact times coming soon!
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop
8 left Bolsa Chica Conservancy (Huntington Beach)
Type: Expedition
Level: Elementary/Middle
10/26/2019
10:00am-12:30pm
Join Conservancy educators and volunteers as for an introduction to wetland science, watershed ecology, community impact, and the history of Bolsa Chica. The even includes a guided hike and opportunity to help maintain the health of the wetlands through a short service-oriented activity. [INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARKING AND PROPER DRESS COMING SOON. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFO.]
Assignment: Expedition
2 left Bird Walks at the Lagoon - Colorado Lagoon (Long Beach)
Type: Family Event
Level: All Levels
11/03/2019
8:30am-10:30am
Join naturalists from Friends of the Colorado Lagoon and local 'birders' to explore the diverse migratory and resident species that frequent the Lagoon. Bring personal binoculars, if you own a pair. Closed-toe shoes recommended. Click on title for more info.
Assignment: Family Event
5 left Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach)
Type: Expedition
Level: Elementary
11/05/2019
4:00pm-7:30pm
See what resources the Aquarium has for science teachers! Speak with educators, explore different galleries and participate in a variety of marine science activities. Meet the Aquarium Staff just outside public entrance by the fountain. (Tell them you're from CSULB) Late arrivals may be turned away. Free event FOR CSULB STUDENTS ENROLLED IN SCED 475 ONLY, but fee for parking.($8)
Assignment: Expedition
5 left Tidepools for Teachers - Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (San Pedro)
Type: Workshop
Level: All Levels

Additional RSVP required
11/09/2019
12:00pm-3:00pm
Discover what the low tide will uncover with an introduction to California’s rocky shore habitat. Explore the Point Fermin Tidepools with CMA’s Education Team and learn more about our local marine species. Then back to the lab to try out some fun, hands-on activities while sharing ideas with fellow educators. RSVP required. Please call 310-548-7562 or email to teacher.workshop@cmaqua.org and mention this workshop.
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop
2 left NGSS and ELD: Some Ideas on Integrating Our Science and ELD Lessons (AFSE-CSULB HSCI-382)
Type: Workshop
Level: Elementary
11/12/2019
6:00pm-8:00pm
In this workshop you will participate in a series of NGSS lessons that are integrated with ELD and the arts for the upper elementary class. Come ready to be a student who experiences the lessons, as well as a teacher who reflects on the effectiveness of the integration strategies. Location: HSCI-382
Assignment: AFSE Workshop
12 left Engaging Kids at the Science Learning Center (CSULB, HSCI 110)
Type: Special Event
Level: Elementary/Middle

Additional RSVP required
11/15/2019
8:15am-11:30am
What happens when kids talk about science? How do they make science relevant to their own lives? For this event, you'll engage groups of LBUSD 5th graders as a volunteer at the College's own miniature science center, located in HSCI 110. Not only do you have an opportunity to see how kids think about science in an unstructured and low-pressure setting, you will gain insights as to how facilities such as the Science Center can foster scientific thinking. Participation in this events requires an orientation to the Science Learning Center and a particular science activity (8:15-9:00am), followed by engagement with two groups of elementary school youth visiting the SLC from 9:00 to 11:30. MUST RSVP to cnsm.sciencecenter@csulb.edu by 11/6. Please include your name, date of the event, and your email address.
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop
1 left Engaging Kids and Families at Science Night (CSULB, HSCI 110)
Type: Family Event
Level: Elementary
11/15/2019
5:00pm-8:15pm
What happens when kids talk about science? How do they make science relevant to their own lives? For this event, you'll join the Science Learning Center as they engage children and adults at a local elementary school science night. Not only do you have an opportunity to see how kids think about science in an unstructured and low-pressure setting, you will gain insights as to how school community events such as this work. Participation in this events requires an orientation to the Science Learning Center and a particular science activity (5-5:30pm), followed by a visit to Kettering Elementary where you will help set up and station a science learning 'booth'. MUST RSVP to cnsm.sciencecenter@csulb.edu by 11/6. Please include your name, date of the event, and your email address. [IF YOU SIGN UP AND THEN HAVE TO CANCEL, BE SURE TO NOTIFY THE SLC AGAIN.]
Assignment: Family Event
3 left Santa Ana Zoo (Santa Ana)
Type: Expedition
Level: Elementary
11/16/2019
9:00am-11:00am
Explore this hidden pocket of nature and discover the world's smallest monkeys (and many other animals!) Learn how to plan for and include the zoo as part of your science curriculum. You will meet the zoo educator leading the session at the ZOO ENTRANCE TICKET BOOTH; please wear closed-toe shoes. (Note that this event is ONLY for students enrolled in CSULB Science Methods class. Family or Friends can visit the zoo separately (opens at 10am) and meet with you at the end of the workshop.)
Assignment: Expedition

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Getting Outside for NGSS (AFSE-CSULB HSCI-281)
Type: Workshop
Level: All Levels
11/20/2019
1:00pm-3:00pm
Join Kurt Holland and learn to use the science education field's engaging secret weapon, carefully structured outdoor learning. Participants in this session get access to high-quality NGSS resources from Lawrence Hall of Science and learn how to manage outdoor instruction focused upon making sense of the world with the SEPS. Location: HSCI-281
Assignment: AFSE Workshop

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Engaging Kids at the Science Learning Center (CSULB, HSCI 110)
Type: Special Event
Level: Elementary/Middle

Additional RSVP required
11/22/2019
8:15am-11:30am
What happens when kids talk about science? How do they make science relevant to their own lives? For this event, you'll engage groups of LBUSD 5th graders as a volunteer at the College's own miniature science center, located in HSCI 110. Not only do you have an opportunity to see how kids think about science in an unstructured and low-pressure setting, you will gain insights as to how facilities such as the Science Center can foster scientific thinking. Participation in this events requires an orientation to the Science Learning Center and a particular science activity (8:15-9:00am), followed by engagement with two groups of summer camp youth visiting the SLC from 9:00 to 11:30. MUST RSVP to cnsm.sciencecenter@csulb.edu by 11/13. Please include your name, date of the event, and your email address.
Assignment: Family Event

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Bird Walks at the Lagoon - Colorado Lagoon (Long Beach)
Type: Family Event
Level: All Levels
12/01/2019
8:30am-10:30am
Join naturalists from Friends of the Colorado Lagoon and local 'birders' to explore the diverse migratory and resident species that frequent the Lagoon. Bring personal binoculars, if you own a pair. Closed-toe shoes recommended. Click on title for more info.
Assignment: Family Event
0 left Forces and Motion (AFSE-CSULB HSCI-280)
Type: Workshop
Level: All Levels
12/05/2019
6:00pm-8:00pm
See some demonstrations and try out some labs which help teach about forces, motion and Newton's Laws. While the emphasis for this is middle and high school, elementary teachers will learn lots, too! Location: HSCI-280
Assignment: AFSE Workshop

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Plastic Soup - Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (San Pedro)
Type: Workshop
Level: All Levels

Additional RSVP required
12/07/2019
9:00am-12:00pm
What happens when our plastic pollution enters the ocean? Learn more about the science involved in studying this issue and the solutions being developed to tackle it! During this workshop you can participate in a hands on investigation of plastics in the marine food web and receive a FREE Marine Debris Science Investigation Kit! Please call 310-548-7562 or email to teacher.workshop@cmaqua.org and mention this workshop.
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop

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Science on the Sand - Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (San Pedro)
Type: Workshop
Level: Elementary/Middle

Additional RSVP required
12/07/2019
1:00pm-4:00pm
Come explore the sandy shore! Get your feet wet with CMA’s Education Team as we investigate the wave-swept sandy beach. Find out how to incorporate outdoor experiences into your curriculum while trying out some Sandy Beach STEAM activities with fellow educators. RSVP required. Please call 310-548-7562 or email to teacher.workshop@cmaqua.org and mention this workshop.
Assignment: Museum-based Workshop