Short Courses
More than 700 Workshops are included free with your registration, including our keynote Mark Kelly! However, we also offer in-depth learning with short courses and field trips. Short courses require additional registration fees. Please choose your optional sessions below.
Thursday AM Short Courses - 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Registrants in short courses during this time slot will not be able to attend the CAST keynote.
SC101. More STAAR Review to Go: Science Grade 5, Volume 2 $100.00
SC102. Promoting Safe, Environmentally Appropriate and Ethical Chemistry Practices Through Innovation $10.00
SC103. TABT Presents Math Matters: Building Quantitative Skills in Biology $30.00
SC104. TABT Presents: Magnificent Moments in Teaching Mechanisms of Genetics $25.00
SC105. TESTA Presents: CER - Baby Steps for Teachers and Students $15.00
SC106. TESTA Presents: Impacts of Human Activity on Groundwater and Surface Water $10.00
Thursday PM Short Courses - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
SC107. A NASA STEM Adventure: GLOBE Water and Soil Studies $10.00
SC108. Brown Bag Special - STAAR Review $18.00
SC110. ISEA Presents: Improving Literacy and Reading Comprehension in Science Through Journal Writing $10.00
SC111. PBL: Dinner and A Homicide $45.00
SC112. Robo-not to Robonaut: Classroom Robotics with NASA $10.00
SC113. So You Have Modified Curriculum, Now WHAT? $10.00
SC114. TSELA Presents: Instructional Leadership 101 $10.00
Friday AM Short Courses - 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
SC201. Growing, Growing, Gone...A Hands-on Approach to Plants $16.00
SC202. I'm Loving Landforms! $20.00
SC203. Interactive Notebooks Go Digital: Engaging Students with OneNote Class Notebook $10.00
SC204. Measure Like a Scientist for Elementary Students $10.00
SC205. More STAAR Review to Go: Science Biology, Volume 2 $95.00
SC206. Simply Outrageous Science Presents 8th Grade Earth Science $35.00
SC207. TABT Presents: A "Perfect Medley" for Teaching Science: Combining Team-Based Learning with Case Studies $10.00
SC208. TAEE Presents: Energy in Ecosystems $30.00
SC209. Teaching Content Through Experimental Design $10.00
SC210. TESTA Presents: Topography Is Back. Let's Look at the Maps. $20.00
SC211. The Frugal Scientist Present...Scientific Investigation and Reasoning on a Budget $60.00
Friday PM Short Courses - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
SC212. Earthquakes in Your Classroom $15.00
SC213. Home on the Range Workshop: Curriculum for K-6th Grade (Short Course) $35.00
SC214. iTeach with my iPad $15.00
SC215. TABT Presents: Powerful Practices in Processes, Systems, and Interactions $25.00
SC216. TAEE Presents: Vertically WILD Challenge: Pre-K Ð 12 $10.00
SC217. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Energy $20.00
SC218. TSAAPT The Origin of Modern Physics - The Work of Max and Albert $20.00
SC219. TSELA Presents: Fostering Effective Teaching and Learning: How to Achieve Your Science Vision. $10.00
SC220. Walking Like a Mathematician Across Our Solar System $10.00
SC221. With Student Ownership, Differentiate Your Science Labs One Straw at a Time $23.00
Saturday AM Short Courses - 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
SC301. 34 Uses of Recycled Plastic Water Bottles in the Science Classroom $15.00
SC302. A Sky Full of STAARS, An ASSET Science Short Course $10.00
SC303. Deep Time, and How We Know the Age of the Earth $10.00
SC304. Early Learners Engage and Reason with C-E-R $35.00
SC305. Fun, Flipped, Fantastic Physics in Five Steps $30.00
SC306. More STAAR Review to Go: Science Grade 8 Volume 2 $95.00
SC307. Physics Content Mastery: Mechanics $16.00
Educational Excursions
Thursday Educational Excursions
EE101. Visit Space Center Houston, Thursday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM $32.00
EE102. Visit Space Center Houston, Thursday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM $32.00
Friday Educational Excursions
EE103. Hess Exploration and Production Tour for High School Teachers, Friday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM $5.00
EE104. Visit Space Center Houston, Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM $32.00
EE105. Visit Space Center Houston, Friday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM $32.00
Saturday Educational Excursions
EE106. Visit Space Center Houston, Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM $32.00