May/June 2017 – Vol. 29 No. 7

CSTA Night at the Aquarium

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Hosted by CSTA and the Aquarium of the Pacific, sponsored by Chevron.

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 7:00-10:00 PM

©Photo courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

It’s a Night at the Aquarium! Unlike the movie by a similar name, we don’t need movie magic for this place to come alive at night. You will be surrounded by the amazing living creatures from the Pacific Ocean. See what they do at night (certainly not grading papers).

Join your CSTA colleagues and conference attendees for an amazing evening at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. Just steps away from the Convention Center and area hotels, the Aquarium will be all ours for the night. You will be able to wander through the aquarium, see sharks, touch rays, observe jellies, see the newly born penguins and all the other wonderful animals who make the LBAOP their home.

The evening promises to be fun and offer a relaxed environment for science teachers from across California to network, learn, and share. This will not be an ordinary visit to the aquarium. The Great Hall will feature demonstrations and information tables featuring STEM programs and projects that teachers can and are doing at their schools! Learn all about of the exciting options available to teachers to support science, STEM, and NGSS in your school.

There will also be several guest lecturers in the auditorium presenting on marine, water and environmental science. Learn new ways to integrate marine biology into your curriculum. Participants will be able to access the demonstrations, lectures, and the aquarium. Light appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be available. CSTA members can purchase a ticket for $10 – which includes one drink ticket. Conference registrants who are not members of CSTA may purchase a ticket for $25 – which includes one drink ticket.

A team of CSTA members is coordinating the event and will send out a call for proposals/exhibitors in mid-August. Be on the lookout for this members-only call if you have a great STEM program or activity/demonstration you want to share that night.

While the event is being held at the conference, this is a CSTA hosted event. That means you can only purchase your ticket from us. There will be a link to this CSTA event and our two full-day pre-conference field courses on the NSTA Conference registration page, but you need to purchase tickets for the Night at the Aquarium and our field trips through CSTA. In the meantime, reserve your spot now get your tickets now! Space for this event is limited with tickets for sale at the door only if we are not sold out.

CSTA expresses deep gratitude to Chevron Foundation for their generous support of this event. Chevron is the recipient of the CSTA 2014 Distinguished Contributions Award.

Written by California Science Teachers Association

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CSTA represents science educators statewide—in every science discipline at every grade level, Kindergarten through University.

3 Responses

  1. Is there a certificate of some kind that shows proof of membership. I need something to show to my employer and to display to our parents that I am a member of CSTA. Thanks.
    Respectfully,
    Joe Sera

  2. Yes Joe, there is. I will have our membership manager send you a CSTA membership card in the mail. Thank you for your membership.

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