Supporting P-16 science educators in Northeast Ohio.

Fall 2017 Newsletter

CRCST-GEMS NSTA Conference Scholarship program

2017 Fall Conference
Sat. Nov. 4
John Carroll University
Student Center
1 John Carroll Blvd, University Heights, OH 44118

The fall conference is a great place to share your expertise with other educators!

Keynote: Magical Science! Dr. Regan Silvestri, Lorain Community College

Concurrent sessions include:

Sticky Conversations: Teaching about
Controversial Issues in Middle and High School Science
Presenters: Dr. Lisa Borgerding, Janna Minno, Maci Budzik, Kaylee Kruse, and Mike Moran, Kent State U. (M, Life, Physical, Earth Sci)

Engineering is EasyPresenter: James Bader , CWRU (E, M, grades 2-5 focus)

Nature Tracks Mobile Classroom

Presenters: Angelic Hilsman and Mario Jackson, Cleveland MetroParks (E, Life)

Teaching the Nature of Science Through Trade Books and Card Games
Presenter: Davida Pantuso, Kent State U. (E, H, Nature of Sci)

Water Quality of Cuyahoga River
Presenter: Ray Patacca , Greater Cleveland Aquarium (H, Bio, Env. Sci.)

Turtley Awesome
Kelly VanBooven, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (E, Life)

Investigating Acids & Bases
Presenter: John Fellenstein , U. Akron (M, Physical)

Status of Northeast Ohio Streams
Presenter: Bill Zawiski, Ohio EPA (H, Bio, Env. Sci.)

Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration Through
*One FREE BioRad kit to be given away
Presenters: Heather Bryan& Jeremy Grove, Ohio Corn & Wheat, BioRad, CMSD (M, H, Life, Env. Sci.)



7:30 – 8:15 am

8:30 - 9:15 am
9:15 - 9:30 am
9:30 - 10:15 am
10:20 – 10:50 am
11:00 - 11:45 am
11:55 - 12:40pm

Registration, continental breakfast, networking & browsing vendor displays
Concurrent session I
Annual Membership Meeting
Keynote address
Vendors and refreshments
Concurrent session II
Concurrent session III


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Updated: Sept. 17, 2017