Kentucky Science Teachers Association
2016 Conference Information
Lexington Hyatt and Lexington Center
11/10/2016 to 11/12/2016
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Session #
Length
Session Title
Presenter(s)
V - vendor
Session Styles
Content Areas
Grade Levels
Session Styles
Lecture
Hands-On
Demonstration
DisCussion
Make & Take
Show & Tell
RoundTable
Content Areas
Biology/Life Science
Earth/Space Science
Physical Science
Integrated Science
Leadership
INterdisciplinary
Grade Levels
Primary
Elementary
Middle
High
College
General
Saturday, November 12, 2016 Sessions
Note: Session, Times, and Locations subject to change!
TimeRegency 1Jessamine-FranklinScott-WoodfordThoroughbred 1Thoroughbred 2
8:30 am
65 BEPSD M
2 hrs
Project SAAS: Project-Based Science Environments in Middle School
Merryn Cole, Jennifer Wilhelm
61 PD EM
1 hr
Minty Engineering with Mint-Mobiles!
Wilson Gonzalez-Espada
63 BEPSD 
1 hr
Understanding the Upcoming Summative Science Assessmentg
Sean Elkins, Taylor Sullivan
68 BE EM
1 hr
Gathering Engineering Resources Before You Croak!
Reeda Hart, Ella Bowling, Amber Carter
9:45 am
72 BEPSD E
1 hr
Through Course Tasks for Grades 3-5
Christine Duke
77 BEPSD H
1 hr
Classroom Embedded Assessments for High School
Tom Tretter
73 BEPSD PE
2 hrs
B.R.I.C.K.S. - Building Responsible, Innovative, Creative, Kids
Tracy Morris, JoEllen Wilhoite
11:00 am
85 BEPSD M
1 hr
IQWST: Making Critical Thinking More Than Just a Cliché
Diane Wright, Cynthia Weller
80 BEPSD 
1 hr
Classroom Embedded Assessment Overview
Rae McEntyre
81 BEPSD P
1 hr
Through Course Task for Primary Grades
Christine Duke
12:30 pm
 BEPSD 
1 hr
Dr. Stephen Pruitt, Commissioner of Education
Dr. Stephen Pruitt
1:45 pm
95 BEPS PE
1 hr
Pencil Box Science: 3-D Grade Level Progression Is In The Box!
Vivian Bowles, Sharon Thompson-Saito
89 BEPSD H
1 hr
Through Course Tasks for High School
Rae McEntyre
93 BED EMH
1 hr
Teaching with Trout: Using Fish to Enhance Education
Parker Owen, Natalie Butcher, Melanie Trowel
3:00 pm
96 BEPSD 
1 hr
Closing Session - Door Prize Auction
KSTA Board
Saturday, November 12, 2016 Sessions
Note: Session, Times, and Locations subject to change!
TimeThoroughbred 3Thoroughbred 4Thoroughbred 5Thoroughbred 6Thoroughbred 7
8:30 am
62 BEPS EM
1 hr
Personalized Learning: It's NOT Rocket Science
Amanda Cox
69 BEPSD PEMH
1 hr
The Role of the Through Course Tasks in KY’s Science Assessment System
Mindy Curless
66 BEPS PE
1 hr
Integrating Literacy and Science – the Wow factor
Diane Wright, Cynthia Weller
64 PS H
1 hr
Using Google Earth Pro For Mapping Field-Collected Data
Demetrio Zourarakis
9:45 am
74 B EMH
2 hrs
Developing Phenomenon-Based Lessons & Standards-Aligned Units
Tricia Shelton
71 BEPSD EM
2 hrs
Developing Three-Dimensional Tasks
Amy Lewis, Kelly Miller
75 P EM
1 hr
Energy Is Elementary: The Center for Applied Energy Research
Eduardo Santillan-Jimenez
79 B H
1 hr
Using the Lesson Study Protocol to Integrate Science Literacy
Donita Brock, Brittany Cox
76 D 
1 hr
Engineering Design Challenges for the STEM Classroom
Michele Cozza
11:00 am
83 BEPSD 
1 hr
Bringing Kentucky Science Center to You
Rachel Beck, Mira Gentry Johnson
82 EPSD MH
1 hr
Wind Turbine Design Project Middle and High School
Laura Willis
84 BPS 
1 hr
FLIP-EKY
Solomon Kilburn
12:30 pm
1:45 pm
92 P H
1 hr
No Excuses Chemistry! Redesigning Chemistry for the 21st Century
Georgina Anderson
90 BEPSD M
1 hr
Through Course Tasks for Middle School
Melinda Curless
94 BEPSD EM
1 hr
Future City KY: Practical STEM in Middle and Elementary School
Joe Purcefull
87 PD E
1 hr
Engineering Energy Efficient Homes
Gabriel Draper
88 ES M
1 hr
Next Gen. Instructional Design: Natural Hazards Unit
Patrick Goff, Emily Northcutt
3:00 pm
Saturday, November 12, 2016 Sessions
Note: Session, Times, and Locations subject to change!
TimeThoroughbred 8Kentucky Room
8:30 am
70 BEPSD 
4 hrs
Unconference Sessions
Lisa Devillez
67 P PEM
1 hr
Energy Activities for School and Family Nights
Sue Parent, Tyler Cvitkovic
9:45 am
78 P EM
1 hr
Moving Water Can Do Work
Sue Parrent, Tyler Cvitkovic
11:00 am
86 P E
1 hr
It’s Electric: NGSS and Elementary Electricity
Elizabeth Roland, Leah Manley
12:30 pm
1:45 pm
70 BEPSD 
4 hrs
Unconference Sessions
Lisa Devillez
91 BEPSD 
1 hr
Partnering With Parents
Tricia Shelton, Jessica Holman
3:00 pm