Nov 15-16, 2012
The theme of the Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers (MAST) and Massachusetts Science Education Leadership Association (MSELA) fall conference is Teach to the Future. The crosscutting concepts and science and engineering practices of the Next Generation Science Standards will be inherent in presentations throughout the conference.
Thursday, November 15
High-Adventure Science: Making and Defending Scientific Claims in the Face of Uncertainty
1:00 – 2:00p.m.
The High-Adventure Science project is bringing the excitement of frontier science into the classroom, engaging students in some of the great, unanswered questions in science. This free online curriculum, which uses video interviews with scientists, interactive computer models, and critical thinking questions has helped students develop good scientific argumentation skills.