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November 9 -11, 2017

2017 Annual Tennessee Science Teachers Association Conference
Transitioning to 3D Learning: Connecting the Vision of the K-12 Framework to the TN Science Standards

Conference Opportunities you will not want to miss…

  • Commissioner Candice McQueen, Tennessee Department of Education
  • Brian Caine, TDOE Science Coordinator
  • Guest Speaker Michael Dispezio, author, science writer and educational specialist
  • Dr. Tom Hsu, author of Foundations of Physical Science
  • Joyce Tugel, co-author of Uncovering Student Ideas
    Exhibit Hall filled with Partner Sponsors (commercial & non-profit institutions) sharing curriculum materials, & science resources.
  • Pre-conference and Conference sessions focused on implementing 3 Dimensional Learning, Integrating Literacy, Science and Math, and Building on Science for effective STEM Learning including a special series of sessions aligned with the K-12 Science Framework. 

Embassy Suites Convention Center, Murfreesboro, TN

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  • 15 Oct 2017 1:51 PM | Anonymous

    LINK: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/students/highschool/chemistryclubs/activities/halloween-chemistry.html

    Learning chemistry doesn’t have to be scary. Well, except on Halloween! Pick your favorite link and celebrate October 31st with some spooky science! Look for creepy chemistry categories like dry ice, body parts, costumes, pumpkins, and food.

    • Boo Bubbles
      Create soap bubbles filled with a swirling white fog. Find out how to get this ghostly effect.
    • Crystal Ball Bubble
      In my dry ice crystal ball I see… lots of great chemistry for your Halloween celebration this year!
    • Halloween Dry Ice Secrets
      Nothing says Halloween like an eerie stream of “smoke” from a cauldron. This link promises “ooze” and ahhhs with these demos.
  • 15 Oct 2017 1:36 PM | Anonymous

    Elementary school teachers can use these activities to enrich the study of many different science topics in the elementary curriculum. Topics are aligned with curriculum for physical science, earth and space science, and some life science.

    The activities focus on the process of doing science, including the importance of establishing an experimental control; changing and controlling variables; observing, measuring, and recording data; and drawing reasonable conclusions. Whenever possible, mathematics is incorporated into activities so that math and science skills are developed together.

    LINK: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/resources/k-8/science-activities/planetearth/land.html

  • 17 Aug 2017 5:31 PM | Anonymous

    The Dream Big Educator Guide is a companion resource to the film. It includes multidisciplinary activities for students in grades K–12 and has been written to meet Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), as well as common state science objectives. Each lesson presents students with an engineering challenge inspired by the work of real engineers and can be used to help introduce the engineering mindset to the classroom or your home. 

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