Archive for the ‘Astronomy and Space Science’ Category

Secondary Science Updates!

 TRC District Planning Meeting Grant Cycle 2016-2017 FA1533510 December 8th, 2015 1 pm – 4 pm Come join us to discuss and influence the TRC Collaborative Grant at Region 13 next year.  The science focus will be Middle School Earth and Space Science. Participating teachers and coaches will receive free PD and resources for their […]

Central Texas mini-CAST 2016!

  ESCs Region 13 and Region 20 are excited to announce mini-CAST 2016 at San Marcos High School in San Marcos, TX January 30, 2016 mini-CAST is a one day conference FOR science teachers BY science teachers. Register Today! Interested in Presenting?  Submit your proposal here! Are you a member of Region 13 or Region 20 […]

Secondary Science Just In Time Series are up!

Join us for learning right when you need it, right before you teach it!  At the secondary level, we are offering two series this year: one for Biology and one for 8th grade science (with some 6th and 7th grade mixed in). See the attached fliers for more information and we hope to see you […]

Upcoming Professional Development opportunities offered by the Lunar and Planetary Institute

Check out these upcoming professional development opportunities offered by the Lunar and Planetary Institute with stipends for travel. There is also a high school student research program that may interest you:   Free High School Teacher Summer Professional Development: Mars Through Time Who: 9-12 Educators When: July 8-11, 2014 Where:  University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, […]

Don’t miss out on Central Texas Mini-CAST!

Is money for professional development tight in your district? If you didn’t get to attend CAST, come to the next best thing — Central Texas Mini-CAST. It’s affordable and right here in Austin on Saturday, February 15! Register for as low as $35 and get: * Over 55 workshops MiniCastSchedule_final * Pick up free samples and information […]

Outstanding Strategies for Building a Lanuage-Rich Student-Centered Science Classroom

Just a reminder that the deadline for early-bird registration for Distinguished Speakers in Science: Joanne Billingsley – Outstanding Strategies For Building a Language-Rich Student-Centered Science Classroom (SP1427253) is January 24, 2014.  Register by 1/24 and use the promotional code early to receive $10 off the cost of registration.   The workshop will be February 24, […]

What new strategy is rocking your classroom this year?

Share out your best strategies and teaching ideas at Central Texas Mini-CAST!  Submit your proposal online here: http://www4.esc13.net/science/minicast/ Proposals are DUE  Nov 18 – don’t miss this opportunity! Central Texas Mini-CAST : For Science Teachers, By Science Teachers!

International Observe the Moon Night

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual event that is dedicated to encouraging people to ‘look up’ and take notice of our nearest neighbor, the Moon. From looking at the Moon with a naked eye to using the most sensitive telescope, every year on the same day, people from around the world hold events […]

Aerospace and Weather Related Webinars

AESP, the Aerospace Education Services Project, offers no cost webinars on topics related to space, climate, weather, physics and engineering design. Webinars are viewed through either a computer or iPad/iPhone with internet access.  Most webinars are held in the later afternoon/evening. View details and the schedule of upcoming webinars.

MIT K12 Video Project

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created videos that aim to teach one or two concepts in about 5 minutes.  These videos are part of the MIT-K12 Project and are created by MIT students. Check them out online. While not correlated to the TEKS, the videos are arranged by topics and would work well either […]