Los Angeles Science Teacher Network Resources for Science Teachers:
LASTN started in September 2009 in Lisa Niver Rajna’s house, in May 2013 it will have its 14th meeting. There are over 70 science teachers from 40 schools who come to our Science Share meetings to talk about hands-on labs, assessment and creating engaging science experiments. Many meetings have 25+ teachers talking about science and education.
Email Lisa to get on our list.
Willows Community School
May 2013: Curtis School
March 2013: Stephen S Wise Temple
Oct 2012: Turning Point School with Discovery Education and Teach Plus Network
October 19-21, 2011: CSTA
September 2010: Lisa’s house-hands on labs & websites
June 9, 2010: Pink Taco End of Year Celebration and Happy Hour
April 12, 2010: Brentwood School–Topic: Hands on Labs & Invention Convection
February 5, 2010: Village School–Topic: Science Fair
November 13, 2009: Center for Early Education Topic: Hands On Labs
September 2009: Lisa’s house–Topic: Hands on Labs, Presentation from COSEE-West
FROM OUR FEB 2012 MTG:
Please contact the teacher for MORE INFO:
Ros (JTD) shared about CLICKERS:
Eileen (Seven Arrows) gave a great presentation on ENVIRONMENTAL ED and does 23 trips with K-6 kids!! I am sure she will send you the LIST and share more details on how to set them all up!
Linda (Curtis) “It’s a Salmon’s Life”
Nacisse (CEE) : seeds of science: http://www.scienceandliteracy.org/
Joseph (Village): working to bring STORY PIRATES from Geffen theater to his school….
Ros (JTD) AIMS: adaptations with moths and DOOR PRIZES!!
RESOURCES:Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading
is a research-based curriculum that teaches essential science understandings while building a full range of literacy skills. http://www.scienceandliteracy.org/
AIMS Education Foundation
is amazing! Sign up for their newsletter and get free hands-on math and science activities. Many e-activities are only $1 and they are awesome! Click here
for recent news.
Oceanlist: Marine Science Listserve: OceanList:
Keep up to date with recent developments in marine science and marine science eductation. Join OceanList by emailing Peggy Hamner at firstname.lastname@example.org
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) has a fantastic book as part for Project 2061 called Science for All Americans
. I highly recommend it. I also like their Atlas.
Books about Origami:
also about mining…an online game about the energy industry and coal mining. Students have to solve a power crisis in a fictional town.