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Critter Corner, thru May 27, 2017

11 hours 55 min ago
What is it like to live underwater? How does it feel to warm yourself on a rock? Get an introduction to the living world by meeting small mammals, reptiles, and arthropods. In the Critter Corner, which is perfect for ages 8 and under, you can observe how animals move, feel, and eat. Read stories and role-play with toy animals and habitats so that you can better understand animal life.
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Balloon-Powered Cars, May 27

11 hours 55 min ago
Using a balloon as your power source, design and build a working vehicle that can race down the speedway. Explore motion and energy in this program designed for families with children in grades K–8.
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Memorial Day at the Hall, May 29

11 hours 55 min ago
Celebrate Memorial Day as we open all of your favorite experiences—including the Ingenuity Lab, the Animal Discovery Room, the Planetarium, and our featured exhibit, Going Places.

Plus, join us in the Forces That Shape the Bay outdoor science park from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to design, build, and test your own custom boats.
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Amgen Biotech Experience Summer PD Workshop, Jun 19-22

11 hours 55 min ago
Our Summer Workshop will be held June 19-22, 2017, at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley. The ABE Complete Series will be covered (including protein purification). We welcome new and returning Amgen Biotech Experience high school teachers from the San Francisco Bay Area to join us for the training. To sign up, please complete the online registration form by Friday, June 2, 2017. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Maia Willcox: mwillcox@berkeley.edu or 510-643-3429).
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FOSS Next Generation New User Institute (K–5), Jun 27-28

11 hours 55 min ago
The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to experience the Next Generation of Active Learning by attending one of the FOSS K-5 Next Generation Summer Institute for New Users sessions.

In order to accommodate your schedule, we are offering this institute at two different times.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017
OR
Thursday, June 29, 2017 – Friday, June 30, 2017

Topics of discussion will include:
• How FOSS addresses the three dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
• Effective implementation strategies for new users and those using previous editions
• Student engagement in scientific and engineering practices through first-hand investigations
• Overview of the new and revised components

Who should attend?
The institute is designed for administrators, science curriculum coordinators, lead elementary teachers, and professional developers interested in starting to implement FOSS Next Generation in the 2017-18 school year. Teams of 2-4 people from schools and districts are encouraged to register and will receive priority.

Flyer: http://tiny.cc/kk7tjy
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FOSS Next Generation New User Institute (K–5), Jun 29-30

11 hours 55 min ago
The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to experience the Next Generation of Active Learning by attending one of the FOSS K-5 Next Generation Summer Institute for New Users sessions.

In order to accommodate your schedule, we are offering this institute at two different times.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017
OR
Thursday, June 29, 2017 – Friday, June 30, 2017

Topics of discussion will include:
• How FOSS addresses the three dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
• Effective implementation strategies for new users and those using previous editions
• Student engagement in scientific and engineering practices through first-hand investigations
• Overview of the new and revised components

Who should attend?
The institute is designed for administrators, science curriculum coordinators, lead elementary teachers, and professional developers interested in starting to implement FOSS Next Generation in the 2017-18 school year. Teams of 2-4 people from schools and districts are encouraged to register and will receive priority.

Flyer: http://tiny.cc/kk7tjy
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Electromagnetic Force (recommended for grades 6-8), Jul 11-12

11 hours 55 min ago
Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

• Experience the FOSS Electromagnetic Force Next Generation Course, including three-dimensional learning (core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts), embedded notebooking, ELA support, and assessment.
• Learn about the anchor and investigative phenomena that drive the development of student understanding of force, fields, and energy.

The institutes are ideal for teacher leaders, science coordinators, and professional development providers. Engage in hands-on investigations to learn about the underlying research and pedagogy of the FOSS Middle School program and alignment to the Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Flier: http://tiny.cc/e3o6jy
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Gravity and Kinetic Energy (recommended for grade 8), Jul 13-14

11 hours 55 min ago
Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

• Experience the FOSS Gravity and Kinetic Energy Next Generation Course, including three-dimensional learning (core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts), embedded notebooking, ELA support, and assessment.
• Learn about the anchor and investigative phenomena that drive the development of student understanding of Newton's Laws.

The institutes are ideal for teacher leaders, science coordinators, and professional development providers. Engage in hands-on investigations to learn about the underlying research and pedagogy of the FOSS Middle School program and alignment to the Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Flier: http://tiny.cc/e3o6jy
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Waves (recommended for grade 8), Jul 17-18

11 hours 55 min ago
Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

• Experience the FOSS Waves Next Generation Course, including three-dimensional learning (core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts), embedded notebooking, ELA support, and assessment.
• Learn about the anchor and investigative phenomena that drive the development of student understanding of waves

The institutes are ideal for teacher leaders, science coordinators, and professional development providers. Engage in hands-on investigations to learn about the underlying research and pedagogy of the FOSS Middle School program and alignment to the Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Flier: http://tiny.cc/e3o6jy
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Heredity and Adaptation (recommended for grade 8), Jul 19-20

11 hours 55 min ago
Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

• Experience the FOSS Heredity and Adaptation Next Gen Short Course, including three-dimensional learning (core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts), embedded notebooking, and assessment.
• Learn about the anchor and investigative phenomena that drive the development of student understanding of evolution.

The institutes are ideal for teacher leaders, science coordinators, and professional development providers. Engage in hands-on investigations to learn about the underlying research and pedagogy of the FOSS Middle School program and alignment to the Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Flier: http://tiny.cc/e3o6jy
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FOSS Next Generation and the CA Framework (CA Users), Jul 25

11 hours 55 min ago
Join the FOSS developers at the Lawrence Hall of Science to experience how to meet the expectations of the new CA Science Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). We will share strategies and tools to help K-5 educators engage students with phenomena through three-dimensional learning, CA Environmental Principles and Concepts, ELA and ELD standards, and formative assessment using FOSS Next Generation for California users. We encourage school teams, administrators and specialists to participate.

On this day:

• Experience FOSS Next Generation instructional segments investigating phenomena
• Gain an understanding of the CA Framework focusing on instructional strategies and access and equity
• Learn three-dimensional teaching strategies

Flier: http://tiny.cc/snz4iy

Refreshments and lunch included. Each participant will receive one teacher toolkit.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Lawrence Hall of Science and Delta Education.
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Integrating the Curriculum with FOSS Next Generation (CA Users), Jul 26

11 hours 55 min ago
Join the FOSS developers at the Lawrence Hall of Science to experience how to meet the expectations of the new CA Science Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). We will share strategies and tools to help K-5 educators engage students with phenomena through three-dimensional learning, CA Environmental Principles and Concepts, ELA and ELD standards, and formative assessment using FOSS Next Generation for California users. We encourage school teams, administrators and specialists to participate.

On this day:

• Experience taking FOSS outdoors with connections to the Environmental Principles & Concepts
• Incorporate sense-making using science and engineering practices and crosscutting concepts
• Use science to strengthen connections to literacy, math and ELD

Flier: http://tiny.cc/snz4iy

Refreshments and lunch included. Each participant will receive one teacher toolkit.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Lawrence Hall of Science and Delta Education.
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FOSS Next Generation Assessment (CA Users), Jul 27

11 hours 55 min ago
Join the FOSS developers at the Lawrence Hall of Science to experience how to meet the expectations of the new CA Science Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). We will share strategies and tools to help K-5 educators engage students with phenomena through three-dimensional learning, CA Environmental Principles and Concepts, ELA and ELD standards, and formative assessment using FOSS Next Generation for California users. We encourage school teams, administrators and specialists to participate.

On this day:

• Preview FOSS Next Generation three-dimensional assessments
• Learn a 10-minute technique proven to support and improve student learning
• Experience the power of formative assessment in developing growth mindset

Flier: http://tiny.cc/snz4iy

Refreshments and lunch included. Each participant will receive one teacher toolkit.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Lawrence Hall of Science and Delta Education.
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