2013 Science Teaching Symposium - 13th Annual






Saturday, April 20th 8:30am – 4:30pm   (Lunch is FREE for Presenters, $10 for Listeners)
CSU, Chico campus, Physical Sciences building Hands on Lab, room 206
2013 Annual Science Teaching Symposium -- "Common Core and Science -- It Makes Sense"
CSP Professional Learning Collaborative in sharing ideas related to science education. Learn about Common Core in Science.

All K-16 Teachers of Science. All Science Project members (Science Survivors); All teachers who visit the Hands on Labs; CSP Summer Institute Alumni; Student teachers; Student teacher supervisors
"Common Core and Science -- It Makes Sense"
Come as a listener or as a presenter
If you share a lesson/ activity/strategy from your classroom you will receive lunch free and a nice, useful science book (your selection) worth at least $25.
Registration Deadline - April 17th by 4pm.



9:00 - 10:30

10:30 - 10:40

Opening Session: Common Core State Standards and Science – It Makes Sense
Presentations (to be announced):
Reading and Writing in Science

10:40 - 11:00

What is already being done to encourage deeper reading, and expanded writing with science?

11:00 - 11:20

Analysis, research, and inquiry from the Common Core are basic to science.

11:20 - 11:40

An administrator’s perspective on integration

11:40 - 12:00

Science as the vehicle for delivering meaningful language arts and math?

12:30 - 1:00


1:00 - 1:50

Presentations (to be announced): Speaking and Listening in Science

1:50 - 2:15

What is already being done in science instruction to promote academic discourse?

2:15 - 2:30


2:30 - 3:00

Critical thinking, oral communication, and collaboration are enhanced by arguing from evidence.

3:00 - 3:30

Develop science understanding and academic language through dialogue.

3:30 - 4:00

How can integration result in a mutually beneficial relationship?

4:00 - 4:30

Closing ceremony
Registration in Physical Sciences Room 206
To register for this event, please:
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• Download the registration form
• Complete the information (by TYPING into the pdf form & then saving it)
• emailing it to: bmarcum@csuchico.edu
• Printing it and faxing to CMSE: (530) 898-4580
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