Upcoming Science Symposium 2020, Info and Registration

Our conference theme this year is Scientific Education and Health. Topics will include "Online Pedagogical Methods in Science," "Mental/Physical Health Awareness," and "Community Responsibility." 

 

Event Information


  • Date - Friday, October 16, 2020
  • Time - 8:45am to 12:00pm

Registration


Vendor Drop-in Sessions


Click the links below to stop in and visit our vendors! They will be available live from 9:00 am-noon and are ready and waiting to share some of their resources or answer any questions you have regarding their products.

Symposium Program


Program Guide
WebEx Room 1: Resources
(To join this meeting, click here)
  • 8:45am to 9:00am
    "Welcome/Orientation"
    Sondra Evans-- Academic Dean of Natural Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, FSCJ
  • 9:00am to 9:30am
    "Lights, Cameras, Digital Pen Tablet!"
    Chris Lee-- Professor of Information Technology and Engineering Technology, FSCJ
  • 9:45am to 10:15am
    "Using Libguides to Separate Science from Pseudoscience"
    Elisabeth Ball-- Faculty Librarian, Library and Learning Commons (LLC), FSCJ
  • 10:30am to 11:00am
    "Beyond Labz: Converting Students from Learning about Science to Doing Science "
    Brian Woodfield-- Co-founder, Beyond Labz; Professor of Chemistry, Brigham Young University
  • 11:15am to 11:45am
    "Gamification; Ways to Gamify Learning"
    La’tricia Baker, Leslie White, Alexis Papaianni, Inga Pinnix and Angela Reier-- Science Specialist Team, DCPS
WebEx Room 2: Teaching Methods
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  • 9:00am to 9:30am
    "Meaningful Teacher Professional Development in a Virtual World"
    Janet Schnauss, Madeline Twigg, Andrea Valdovinos, Kipi Becker, and Tomeia Nesbitt-- Elementary Science Specialist team, DCPS
  • 9:45am to 10:15am
    "Online Tool for Solving Chemistry Word Problems"
    John Taylor-- Professor of Chemistry, FSCJ
  • 10:30am to 11:00am
    "Using Canvas to Be More Engaged with your Students"
    Brandi Bleak-- Assistant Director Educational Technology, FSCJ
  • 11:15am to 11:45am
    "K-12 Trans-Disciplinary Teaching in the Age of COVID"
    Dan Gammage-- Discovery Education
WebEx Room 3: Topics of Interest
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  • 9:00am to 9:30am
    "If Education has a Positive Impact on Health, then why is School so stressful?"
    Naita Guine-- Instructional Program Manager, Adult Education, FSCJ
  • 9:45am to 10:15am
    "Science Resources for Teachers"
    Amy Trujillo-- President, Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST)
  • 10:30am to 11:00am
    "Time to Put on Your Genes!"
    Jonathan Dalton Sweat-- UF College of Pharmacy
  • 11:15am to 11:45am
    "DemoChicks: Introducing Girls to Non-traditional Careers and Encouraging Community Involvement"
    Robin Thorne-- CEO, CTI Environmental Corp.
WebEx Room 4: Environmental
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  • 9:00am to 9:30am
    "The Field of Environmental Sciences: Land Trust Alliance"
    Lillian Dinkins-- Tuskegee University Fellow, Conservation Florida
  • 9:45am to 10:15am
    "Teaching Science in Florida"
    Patricia Duncan and Nancy Narvaez-Garcia-- Director, Office of STEAM, Standards and Instructional Support, Florida Department of Education
  • 10:30am to 11:00am
    "Free Digital Educational Materials and Opportunities from "Urban Ag" at FSCJ"
    Chris Perle-- Professor of Biology, FSCJ
  • 11:15am to 11:45am
    "What Works Best for Providing Environmental Professional Development when Online is the Only Option"
    Janet Schnauss (K-5 Science Specialist, DCPS) and Suzette Gagnon (STEM Coordinator, Christ the King Catholic School)

Links to the WebEx Rooms


  • Room 1: Resources link
    Room Host: Steven Gunter (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Room 2: Teaching Methods link
    Room Host: Paul Hoffman (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Room 3: Topics of Interest link
    Room Host: Phillip Delacruz (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Room 4: Environmental link
    Room Host: Mark Peters (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Acknowledgements


"The Root2Stem Science Symposium Committee would like to acknowledge the following for their support and participation in this symposium. Thank you!"

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