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Welcome to the 2014 USTA Conference!!!

Utah Valley Convention Center - Provo, UT

We have worked hard to make sure that there is something for every science teacher at every hour of the conference.  Please make sure that after a breakout session you take the time to fill out a survey.  Every survey you fill out is an entry into our raffle for some great prizes to use in the classroom and on your free time.



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Elementary (K-2) [clear filter]
Friday, February 7
 

10:00am

FOSStering the Utah Core through Science
This workshop is designed to provide direct experience in science investigations K-2 while building literacy skills in speaking, listening, expository writing with science notebooks and reading with informational texts.

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Delta Education / FOSS

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Friday February 7, 2014 10:00am - 10:50am
3rd Level - Cascade C

11:00am

Can it Survive? - Part 1: Developing Student Understanding of Animal Adaptations
Spark student imaginations as they learn to understand the Life Science strand with a focus on Second Grade. Come participate in hand's-on inquiry activities that demonstrate animal survival and adaptations. In addition, participants will make and take ÒfoldablesÓ. This unique way of journaling directly correlates objectives with relevant reinforcement activities. These graphic organizers help students grasp science concepts, and also serve as a study guide. Come see this fun method for integrating language arts, social sciences, and mathematics into the sciences.

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Friday February 7, 2014 11:00am - 11:50am
3rd Level - Cascade C

12:40pm

Can it Survive? - Part 2: Developing Student Understanding of Animal Adaptations
Increase student involvement through this unique way of journalng that directly correlates objectives with relevant reinforcement activities. These graphic organizers help students grasp science concepts, and also serves as a study guide. It can also be used as an integration tool for language arts, social sciences, and mathematics into the sciences

Presenters
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Linda Carter

Jordan School District


Friday February 7, 2014 12:40pm - 1:30pm
3rd Level - Cascade C

1:40pm

Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate WITH Literacy
This is a continuation of Part I. Spark student imaginations as they learn to understand the Life Science strand with a focus on Second Grade. Come participate in hand's-on inquiry activities that demonstrate animal survival and adaptations. In addition, participants will make and take ÒfoldablesÓ. This unique way of journaling directly correlates objectives with relevant reinforcement activities. These graphic organizers help students grasp science concepts, and also serve as a study guide. Come see this fun method for integrating language arts, social sciences, and mathematics into the sciences.

Presenters

Friday February 7, 2014 1:40pm - 2:30pm
3rd Level - Cascade C