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There's always something interesting happening here—check out our upcoming events calendar.
March 4–5, 2022
Get ready to explore the present and construct the future of tinkering in early childhood education—join us for the virtual Tinkering Together conference, scheduled for March 2022.
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Earth systems science connects to all scientific disciplines. Engage with activities for your science classroom (grades 4–12) and explore the integration of earth systems science into your curriculum.
Wednesday, May 8–Thursday, May 9, 2019
This is a private, ticketed event.
VISUALISE, the first conference focused on creating effective visualizations for informal science education, will bring together museum professionals, learning researchers, computer scientists, artists, and technology developers to share their work and identify opportunities, knowledge gaps, and emerging research. This is a private, ticketed event.
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Science is all around us, and CA NGSS can help your students understand it. Join us as we engage in activities for your science classroom incorporating the three dimensions of NGSS.
Thursday and Friday, September 6 and 7, 2018
Participants from museum staff, visitor researchers, mobile location technology developers, cyber-learning scientists, STEM informal learning specialists, and others will gather to assess the status of ILAM technology and practice in museums and establish a course for moving the field forward.
Saturday, March 3, 2018
We traveled to a new dimension at our 2018 STEM Conference highlighting Dimension 1 of the California Next Generation Science Standards: Science and Engineering Practices (SEPs).
Monday and Tuesday, June 5 and 6, 2017
The GENIAL Summit, funded by the NSF, focused on increasing Latinx participation in STEM Informal Science Learning environments. Nationwide practitioners, community leaders, diversity-focused organizations, researchers, and media/marketing specialists participated to identify field-wide best practices, opportunities, emerging research questions, and gaps.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Math is the language of science. Learn to integrate mate into an NGSS classroom through engaging, hands-on activities.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
STEAM up your classroom by integrating art into activities that teach authentic STEM content that also supports the NGSS. By integrating art into STEM activities, you’ll engage students in their explorations of the natural world.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Join us for another look at the integration of engineering into middle and high school science classrooms through a whole new suite of workshops and activiites.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Join us as we explore what it means to integrate engineering, as described by the Next Generation Science Standards, into middle and high school science classrooms.