Connect! Empower! Achieve!
Fall HaSTA Conference 2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
McKinley High School
Keynote Speaker: Tara O'Neill
University of Hawai‘i – Manoa, College of Education, Coordinator, STEMS^2 Masters Trac
Breakout Sessions on Varied Topics
Swap Meet of Science Supplies
Science Educational Exhibitors
Bring your own coffee mug & a cloth bag for all of your free goodies. Also bring your business cards to connect with each other and our presenters.
Check in often as we update the presenters and exhibitors.
FREE for members- $25 for non-members
Draft – 9/4/18
Connect! Empower! Achieve!
2018 Fall HaSTA Conference, Saturday September 22, 2018
McKinley High School, Auditorium, “A” building and Cafeteria
● Parking - Enter from Pensacola Ave. Turn right at yellow sign - Community School for Adults.
7:00 am Vendor/Exhibit set up- Cafeteria - Ewa end of parking lot.
7:30am Registration begins- Cafeteria- Exhibits/Vendors & Refreshments /Swap meet*
8:15- 9:30: General Session - Auditorium
Keynote speaker : Dr. Tara O’Neill University of Hawai’i at Manoa, College of Education, Coordinator, STEMS^2 Masters Trac
Additional comments by – HaSTA officers Richard M. Jones, Ed.D. University of Hawai'i at West O'ahu /current District XVI Director NSTA
9:30-10:15: Visit Exhibits & Vendors. Cafeteria - Get refreshments,(BYOM: Bring Your Own Mug) Network with fellow awesome science teachers. Visit teacher swap meet*
10:15 - 11:00 Breakout Session 1 “A” building - see schedule for sessions /rooms
11:15 -12:00 Breakout Session 2 “A” building - see schedule for sessions and rooms
12:10 Drawings for Door prizes - Cafeteria
To update your membership and check on our website visit this link. https://hasta.wildapricot.org/
Your current paid membership includes the FREE conference. Register for the conference and check for updates on workshop presenters and exhibitors on the HaSTA website. No need to choose your sessions – just let us know you will be there. PLEASE register so we have enough coffee and snacks. https://hasta.wildapricot.org/event-3029444
*Teacher swap meet: Give and take FREE gently used or new science equipment, textbooks, and other supplies. Please check your stock rooms, and bring things you think other teachers might need that you no longer use. Questions? Contact email@example.com
Breakout Sessions: Times of sessions TBD.
Newton’s Laws with Basic Meat Tray (BMT) Cars Richard Jones – UH- West Oahu
Hawai'i & Pacific Islands King Tides Project: Using Citizen Science to understand & prepare for sea level rise Shellie Habel- UH Sea Grant, Katy Hintzen, UH Sea Grant; Matt Gonser, City and County of Honolulu Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency; Brad Romine, UH Sea Grant; Maya Walton, UH Sea Grant
Growing Scientists Through School Gardens Lydi Bernal, Hawai‘i Farm to School Hui, Hawai‘i Public Health Institute and Debbie Millikan, 'Iolani School, O‘ahu Farm to School Network
Engaging Students with Chemistry Games Nan Ketpura-Ching, ‘Iolani School
Essential Features of NGSS Lessons and NGSS Teaching and Learning Shifts Lauren Kaupp HIDOE Office of Curriculum and Instructional Design
Follow the Drop Lauren Roth Venu -and Delphine Homerowski, Roth Ecological Design Intl.
Hawai’I Institute of Marine Biology- MakerLab: Utilizing educational technologies to explore marine science, electronics, and engineering - an activity with LittleBits of creativity. Derek Kraft – HIMB, Kirsten Carlson (HIMB), Judy Lemus (HIMB)
Aina Informatics: Citizen Science and Genomics in your high school classroom Yvonne Chan, Iolani School, Eric Tong, University of Hawaii and Iolani School
Amplify Your Science Instruction Michelle Buck - Amplify Science
NSTA and National Geographic connections Tina Chan Highlands Intermediate and Cam-Tu Trin McKinley HS
Exhibitors - including but not limited to:
NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Regional Office
Storm Water Quality Branch, Department of Facitliy Maintenance, City & County of Honolulu
Science Camps of America
Oahu Invasive Species Council
Bedford, Freeman & Worth Publishing Group