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Past AFSE Events

2014 - 2015 Events

  • Sept. 17, 2014 - " Engaging science lessons for the K-8 Classroom" Presented by The Young Scientists Camp Staff. - Location: PH 2 Room # 223 @ 6 pm - 8 pm

  • Oct 28, 2014 - "The Chemistry of the Common Core and NGSS" - Presented by Margaret Ostler (FOSS). 4:00pm - 6:00pm in PH2 106

2013-2014 Events

  • September 24th - "Engaging Lessons for K-8 Classroom" presented by 2013 Young Scientists' Camp teachers
  • October 2nd - "Connecting Literacy & Science" presented by Colleen Triesc from Bring Me A Book Foundation
  • February 5th - Earthquakes - 6:00-8:00pm - Location: PH2-102

  • February 24 - Biotech Workshop (Secondary Emphasis) - 6:00-8:00pm - Location: HSCI-277

  • March 18 - Interactive Strategies for Teaching about the Moon and its Phases - 6:00-8:00pm - Location: LA5-267

  • April 24 - Future Teachers of Scientists and Engineers of America - 6:00-8:00pm - Location: LA5-265

  • May 1 - Physical Science Round-Robin - 6:00-8:00pm - Location: LA5-265

 

2012-2013 Events

  • October 4th: "Introducing the Periodic Table" by Sandra Kaszynski
  • November 7th - "Measuring Matter Matters!" presented by Maggie Ostler from Delta Education
  • November 28th - "Shaking Out in Earthquake Country" by Dr. Robert DeGroot from the Southern California Earthquake Center at USC
  • Feb 9th - SC AApT New Physics Teacher Workshop (Waves) presented by the SC AAPT.
  • Feb 11th - "Assessing Science Practices and Building Teacher Science Content"
  • March 19th - "Something Fishy" Presented by Cabrillo Aquarium
  • April 18th - "Forensic Science & the Common Core: Exploring Blood Spatter” - Presented by Lynn Grady

 

2011-2012

  • September 19th, 2011 - Summer Camp Activities Showcase: Modeling Life Science Activities for Middle and High School Standards, Staff from CSULB’s Young Scientists’ Camp 2011
  • October 11th, 2011 - Magnetism and Electricity Activities, Margaret Ostler, Delta Education/School Speciality - FOSS
  • November 14th, 2011 - Communication and Deep Space Network, Sandy Kaszynski, NASA Teacher Specialist
  • December 6th, 2011 - How to Do Physical Science Labs with "Stuff" from the 99 Cent Store!, Katie Beck, Physics Teacher-in-Residence
  • February 15th, 2012 - Discover local species and the problems of contamination, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Staff
  • April 18th, 2012 - Cambridge Physics Outfit Specialty Presentation, Julie Entzminger
  • May 3rd, 2012 - Physical Science Round Rob

 

2010-2011

  • September 22, 2010 Model Science Lessons from Young Scientists' Camp - Staff from Young Scientists' Camp 2010
  • October 12, 2010 Model Lessons from NASA - they have more than space science! Sandra Kaszynski, JPL NASA
  • November 9, 2010 Something Fishy in the Classroom Cabrillo Aquarium
  • December 02, 2010 Physical Science Lesson Round-Robin
  • February 10, 2011 Living With Earthquakes - Bob DeGroot, Sounthern California Earthquake Center
  • March 15, 2011 Model Lessons from NASA - Physics of Sound, Sandy Kaszynski, JPL/NASA Educator
  • May 3, 2011 Bringing the Ocean into your Classroom - Esther Nah and Jim De Pompei from Cabrillo Marine Aquarium demonstrate hands on activities to bring the ocean (and science) to your classroom.

2009-2010

  • September 17, 2009 Model Science Lessons and Labs from Young Scientists' Camp
  • October 19, 2009 The Ocean Institute Why should we care about watersheds?
  • November 5, 2009 Science in Space: Educational Materials from NASA
  • December 1, 2009 Cabrillo Marine Aquarium shares lessons for Teaching Marine Science K-12
  • February 25, 2010 Southern California Earthquake Center Living with Earthquakes! (Dr. Robert Groot)
  • March 10, 2010 Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Something's fishy in the Classroom
  • April 14, 2010 Delta Scientific Inquiry Science at the Elementary Level - Mixtures & Solutions (Maggie Ostler)
  • May 4, 2010 Friends of the Fox Foundation Using a Local Endangered Species, the Channel Island Fox, to Teach Engaging Science (Pat Meyer & Keri Dearborn)

2008-2009

  • September 25, 2008 What did you do last summer? Model lessons from Science Camp (YSC staff)
  • October 14, 2008 NASA Educational Night (JPL Education Outreach)
  • November 13, 2008 Marine Science for the K-12 Classroom (Cabrillo Aquarium)
  • December 4, 2008 Getting a (Science) Teaching Job (panel principals, HR folks, dept. chairs)
  • February 9, 2009 Living with Earthquakes! (USGS outreach)
  • February 26, 2009 Classroom Management and Safety for K-12 science classes (LA County Office of Education Science Consultant)
  • March 9, 2009 Teaching with NASA Educational Material (JPL Education Outreach)
  • April 27, 2009 Cabrillo Marine Aquarium: Teaching About Watersheds (Cabrillo Aquarium)
  • May 7, 2009 Physical Science Lessons & Teaching Ideas (CSULB Science Education Master's students)

2007-2008

  • September 26, 2007 Inquiry Activities - 3rd grade through HS (YSC Staff)
  • October 8, 2007 NASA Educational Night NASA/JPL
  • November 14, 2007 Bringing the Ocean into your Classroom. (Cabrillo Marine Aquarium)
  • December 3, 2007 Job Searching Tips Principals, human resource personnel, department chairs and other experts about the job searching process.
  • February 12, 2008 Quickie Hands-on Activities That Meet the CA Science Standards
  • March 11, 2008It all flows to me: The science of water and watersheds. (Cabrillo Marine Aquarium)
  • April 16, 2008 NASA Educational Night (Art Hammon from JPL)
  • April 30, 2008 Inquiry for the Elementary Classroom (Maggie Ostler of Delta/FOSS)

2006-2007

  • September 19, 2006 A Round Robin of Science Activities (Teaching Associates from Young Scientists' Camp/Summer Science Institute)
  • October 12, 2006 Physics Activities for the Upper Elementary/Middle School Classroom
  • November 6, 2006 Integration Made Elementary: Connecting Life Sciences and Language Arts/ELD (Drs. Susan Gomez-Zwiep and Bill Straits)
  • November 30, 2006 Integrating Math & Science in your Classroom. (co-hosted by Future Math Teachers Association and the Cerritos College Math Club)
  • December 6, 2006 The Job Search! Finding, Applying & Interviewing for Teaching Jobs (Panel Discussion)
  • February 14, 2007 Assessment 101!
  • March 15, 2007 NASA Education Event (NASA/JPL)
  • April 18, 2007 Inquiry for the Elementary Classroom (Maggie Ostler from Delta/FOSS)
  • May, 3, 2007 Biotechnology at the Secondary Level (CSULB alumni presenters)

2005-2006 Events

  • September 13, 2005 Inquiry Round Robin (Various)
  • October 19, 2005 Science & Literacy (Various)
  • November 14, 2005 NASA's Educational Materials (JPL Educators)
  • December 1, 2005 Landing a Teaching Job! (Various: principals, department chairs, human resource personnel and our Education Career Placement Office)
  • February 7, 2006 Who Done It? Crime Scene Inquiry as a Teaching Tool
  • March 6, 2006 Math & Science at a Magnet School (Rod Ziolkowski, Whitney HS, ABC Unified)
  • April 20, 2006 The Nature of Science & Scientific Inquiry (CSULB alumni) (
  • May 1, 2006 Science Fairs and Family Science Night! (Shelley Fernald and Rauline Boland)

2004-2005 Events

  • September 15, 2004 Inquiry Round-Robin (YSC Staff)
  • October 25, 2004 Forensic Science in the K-12 Classroom (Various)
  • November 11, 2004 Science & Literacy (Susan Garcia, Colin Powell Academy)
  • December 1, 2004 Job Searching Tips & Strategies(HR and personnel staff, principals and department chairs)
  • February 15, 2005 Rock On! Tips for Teaching Geology (Dr. Sue Pritchard, La Habra)
  • March 17, 2005 Just Add Water (Strategies for Stewardship and Conservation)! (Benita Horn)
  • April 5, 2005 Marine Sciences in the K-12 Classroom (Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific)
  • May 3, 2005 NASA Educational Night David Seidel, Art Hammon and Carlo Cayetano from JPL)

2003-2004 Events

  • September 18, 2003 Introduction to the AFSE & NSTA
  • October 20, 2003 Autism in Our Classrooms (Teri Book, OC Kids)
  • November 4, 2003 NASA Educational Materials to Teach Math & Science (Art Hammon and David Seidel from JPL)
  • December 8, 2003 So, you want a Job! Preparing for the Job Market (Various panelists)
  • March 1, 2004 Science & Literacy (Various panelists)
  • March 25, 2004 Science Fairs & Science Competitions (Various)
  • April 20, 2004 NASA & Mars! (David Seidel, Art Hammon, and Carlo Cayetano from JPL)
  • May 10, 2004 Science Activities and Demonstrations (Various)

2002-2003 Events

  • September 16, 2002 Introduction to AFSE and K-12 classroom activities (Bill Ritz)
  • October 8, 2002 Science & Literacy (Various)
  • November 19, 2002 Science Field Trips (Alma Bowman from Bolsa Chica Wetlands)
  • December 9, 2002 Preparing for the Job Market (Various: principals, department chairs, human resource personnel and our Education Career Placement Office)
  • February 10, 2003 Using NASA Educational Materials to Teach Math & Science (Art Hammon and David Seidel from JPL)
  • March 11, 2003 Perceptions of Science - What does the media tell us? (Christine Honeyman Fazio)
  • April 3, 2003 Science Assessment - No Teacher Left Behind! Tim Williamson
  • May 12, 2003 Inquiry Science for All and NSTA & You (Eric Brundin, Elizabeth Fessler, Martin Matthews)