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Summer at the Hall, thru Sep 10

11 hours 37 min ago
Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.
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Summer at the Hall, thru Sep 10

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.
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Big Bug Bonanza, Jun 25

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
Team up with others in the Forces That Shape the Bay outdoor science park for a guided bug hunt. Then, at 12:00 noon, join SaveNature.org to meet and touch small bugs, spiky ones, and even giant ones as you learn about their environments and lifestyles.
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FOSS Next Generation New User Institute (K–5), Jun 27-28

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
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

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
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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Flames, Flares, and Explosions, Jul 2

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
Get mesmerized by bright (and safe!) flames, flares, and explosions as you learn the science behind these fiery creations.

Shows at 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m.
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Fizzy, Foamy Science, Jul 9

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
Use vinegar, pigment, and baking soda to bring your own works of art to life. Learn to make fizzy paint and re-create this fun (and nonpermanent) activity at home.
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Electromagnetic Force (recommended for grades 6-8), Jul 11-12

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
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

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
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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Ice Cream Day, Jul 16

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day by using chemistry to create your own frozen treat. Then enjoy the classic Bay Area taste of Fenton’s Ice Cream.
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Waves (recommended for grade 8), Jul 17-18

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
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

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
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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Phenomenal Physics, Jul 23

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
Team up with others and explore the weird and wondrous world of electrical and physical phenomena. Watch our physics expert conduct a series of high-voltage experiments, including a hair-raising Tesla coil demonstration.

Shows at 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m.
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FOSS Next Generation and the CA Framework (CA Users), Jul 25

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
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

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
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

June 23, 2017 - 9:16am
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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