2010 Philadelphia eConference
NSTA is testing a way for all science educators to experience sessions from our Philadelphia National Conference on Science Education, March 18–21, 2010. You can see the rich content and listen to the exciting speakers. Share these session with colleagues, revisit a favorite session, or enjoy one you were unable to attend that day.
AVAILABLE NOW: educators can purchase the keynote and featured speaker sessions from the conference. For attendees, the price is $29 for these 17 sessions. The price for non-attendees is $79
You may only purchase the full conference set of 17 sessions.
From Thursday, March 18, 2010
Featured Presentation: Class, I'd Like You to Meet Mr. Einstein
John Mooy, Storyteller and Author, South Haven, Mich.
Mary C. McCurdy Lecture: Engage the Wonder: Developing Scientific Literacy Using Science Fiction
Julie Czerneda, Science Fiction Author and Editor, Orillia, Ont., Canada
General Session, Keynote: National Geographic School Publishing, Crittercam: Science Exploration from the Wild
Greg Marshall, Vice President, Remote Imaging, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.
From Friday, March 19, 2010
Featured Panel Presentation by Government Agencies: What is the Federal Response to the Science Education Crisis?
Gathering Storm or Gathering Cobwebs? What Is the Federal Response to the Science Education Crisis?
Francis Q. Eberle, NSTA Executive Director, Arlington, Va.
Bill Valdez, Associate Director, Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Washington, D.C.
Cora Marrett, Assistant Director for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Va.
Joyce Winterton, Assistant Administrator for Education, NASA, Washington, D.C.
Bruce Fuchs, Director, Office of Education, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
Bob McGahern, Director, National Defense Education Program, U.S. Dept. of Defense, Washington, D.C.
Michael Lach, Special Assistant, STEM Education, U.S. Dept. of Education, Washington, D.C.
Louisa Koch, Director of Education, NOAA, Washington, D.C.
Donald Zink, Senior Science Advisor, Center for Science Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Md.
Featured Presentation: Appreciating the Human Factor in Science Education
Sharnnia Artis, Human Factors Engineer and Author, Fairborn, Ohio
Shell Science Seminar: Building an Environmentally Literate Workforce Through STEM Education
Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator, NOAA, Washington, D.C.
National Lab Day Session
Jan Cuny, National Science Foundation
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Lecture: Predicting Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions: What Can and Cannot Now Be Done?
Robert H. Carleton Lecture: Innovations in Teaching and Learning that Prepare Students for World-Class Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Careers
Fred D. Johnson, 1997–1998 NSTA President, Science Education Consultant, and Adjunct Professor, University of Memphis, Cordova, Tenn.
Shell Science Seminar: Urban Science Education Leaders Academy: An Urban Response to a National Emergency
Adriane E.L. Dorrington, President, The Dorrington Group, Washington, D.C.
Research Seminar: It's Not Enough to be a Good Scientist
H. Kenneth Hudnell, Vice President and Director of Science, SolarBee, Inc., Chapel Hill, N.C.
From Saturday, March 20, 2010
Shell Science Seminar: Talent Knows No Color Line
Garland L. Thompson, News Correspondent and Journalist, Philadelphia, Pa.
Featured Presentation: Explaining Global Warming to the Mass Audience
Glenn Schwartz, Chief Meteorologist, NBC10, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
Shell Science Seminar: Collision of Chemical and Biological Space: The Emergence of Cross-disciplinary Fields for Individualized Medicine
Haian Fu, Professor of Pharmacology, Hematology, and Medical Oncology, Dept. of Pharmacology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.
NSTA/ASE Honors Exchange Lecture
Manoj Chitnavis, Chair, Association for Science Education, and Annette Smith, Chief Executive, Association for Science Education
Robert Karplus Lecture: CSTEM-From Cradle to Career: Using Connectivity to Create Continuous Improvement in the Sciences
Reagan Flowers, Founder and CEO,CSTEM Teacher and Student Support Services, Inc., Houston, Texas
Shell Science Seminar: Authentic Astronomical Data Analysis in Educational Settings
Terry Matilsky, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.