Current Events in Science

Useful Links:

  Click on this link to find out what
the newest additions and changes
have been at our "ElSci" web site

  ElSci Home Page

  ElSci Site Contents and Related Links:


   Adopted Curriculum Modules

for Elementary School Science
  Middle School Science Scope & Sequence
28.5 Kb MS-Word document]

   NSTA's Building a Presence for Science (BaPS)

LSD Building a Presence for Science Point of Contacts

   Current Events in Science

- upcoming, ongoing, and archived science-related events

or information of interest at the local, global, or galactic level

  Data Loggers and Probeware:

XXXXX+ Lansing School District HOBO data logger PD and Use

XXXXX+ OnSet Computer Corporation (HOBO data loggers)

XXXXX+ PASCO Pasport Probeware

XXXXX+ Vernier  -  free Go!Temp probe (offer ends 8/31.2006)


The Lansing School District's Ebersole Environmental Education and Conference Center

  [ ElSci's "Ebersole Links" Web Page ]


XXXXX+ Home Page for EDLINE

XXXXX+ Lansing School District on EDLINE

XXXXX+ LSD K-12 Science on EDLINE

   e-Homework: Science
   Elementary Science Curriculum Guide

(formerly the 2001 DRAFT Elementary Science Pacing Guides)

   ESSC Elementary Science
Steering Committee
   ESTS Elementary Science
Teacher Specialist
   FTSG K-5 Field Test Study Groups
for Science Curriculum Materials
Adoption (10/2001 - 4/2002)
   LSD Curriculum Pacing Guides

(available as PDF files)

   Memos, Messages, and Miscellaneous

Science-related information (including BaPS e-Blasts)

that doesn't fit any other bulleted category in this column

   PI-CRUST Project  (K-8 Science)
   PROM/SE Partnership

(K-12 Mathematics and Science)

   Science Resources
   Unit Resources -

[ This web page provides links to individual  
   web pages with information and resources  
   for each of our 22 LSD K-5 science units. ]

Always Under

Further Construction

   Workshops for K-8 Science

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This page offers a listing of upcoming and ongoing science-related events and information for our Lansing School District staff and community, along with an archive of all previously posted links. 

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Upcoming Science & Science Education Events:

  •  April 27, 2007    "Michigan High School Mathematics and Science Symposium" (2006 Excellence in Education Award) at the Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids.  For more information visit:

  •  May 1, 2007    Deadline to nominate teachers for the "Presidential Awards in Mathematics and Science Teaching."    Questions regarding this award program may be directed to Jean Shane at:  or  517-241-2375  or visit the following website:

  •  May 4, 2007    "Space Day 2007"    For more information visit:

  •  May 8, 2007     ESSC Meeting

  •  May 16, 2007    "Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Project for Teachers" Working Session II  -  e-mail Jan Eberhardt for more details

  •  May 17, 2007    Michigan's "K-7 Science Grade Level Content Expectations" (GLCEs) Draft Review  -  sponsored by CASM at the Ingham ISD (4:00 - 7:00 PM), session led by Marty Couretas

  •  May 19-21, 2007    "Michigan Wilderness Leadership School" at the Ralph A. McMullen Conference Center in Higgins Lake, MI.   For more information visit:

  •  June 14-22, 2007    "Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Project for Teachers:  Professional Working Conference"  -  e-mail Jan Eberhardt for more details

  •  June 18-22 & 25-29, 2007    PI-CRUST "2007 Summer Learning Institutes" (SLI)  -  contact R. Timothy Smith (517-755-2903) for more details

  •  June 25-27, 2007    "Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Project for Teachers:  Focus on Practice and Academic Year Team Work"  -  e-mail Jan Eberhardt for more details

  •  July 15-27, 2007    "Beekeeping for the Classroom Teacher" at Central Michigan University Biological Station.  For more details or registration information, please visit:

  •  July 31 - August 1, 2007    "Teacher-to-Teacher Workshop for K-12 Mathematics and Science Teachers in Partnership with GM/MATHCOUNTS" in Warren, MI.    For more information visit:

  •  August 13-16, 2007    PROM/SE "Summer Science Academy"

  •  October 18-20, 2007    National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) North/Midwestern Area Convention in Detroit, Michigan.  For more information visit:

  •  March 6-8, 2008    Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) 55th Annual Conference in Lansing, Michigan.  For more information about the MSTA please visit the MSTA web site at:

  •  March 27-30, 2008    National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Convention in Boston, MA. For more information visit:

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Ongoing Science Events:

[ Bracketed number and letter pairs preceding each entry indicate the LSD science unit(s) -- i.e., grade and session; e.g., "3b" would indicate third grade's second science unit -- for which the link is most likely to be relevant. ]

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Archive of Science Events and Information:

( In reverse chronological order )


[ Events listing begun October 8, 2004 ]




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