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Saturday, October 19, 2019

BAWP Forum: The Question's the Thing: Leveraging Curiosity Across the Disciplines

Conference/Symposium | October 19 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Berkeley Way West

 Bay Area Writing Project

Learning driven by curiosity is a key factor in academic success across disciplines. Join other interested K-16 educators in examining how to validate and capitalize on curiosity, enriching classroom instruction to make learning more engaging and meaningful.

How to Read an Object: focus on Ancient Peru

Workshop | October 19 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

  , Berkeley, CA

 Christine Hastorf, UC Berkeley, Anthropology

 ORIAS, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

What can physical artifacts teach us about past human interactions, activities, and beliefs? How can you teach your students to analyze and infer meanings from objects?

Teachers are invited to come explore a selection of museum objects associated with the ancient Andean region.

free for teachers

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Innovating Democracy: Key Issues for the 2020 Election and Beyond

Panel Discussion | October 19 | 10-11:30 a.m. | 145 Dwinelle Hall

 Goldman School of Public Policy

Speaker(s):

Aimee Allison is the founder of She the People, a national network elevating the political voice and power of women of color. By bringing together the most promising women candidates of color, strategists, and movement leaders, Allison was one of the primary architects of the electoral successes that made 2018 the “year of women of color in politics.” She is also the president of...   More >

An Alumni and Faculty Panel: Presented by BSAC

Panel Discussion | October 19 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 240 Bechtel Engineering Center

 Cal Alumni Association, BESAC

What issues are African Americans facing today within the science and engineering fields? What can be done and how should we proceed? You are invited to take part in the discussion. Come to the panel where both alumni and faculty collaborate on these topics and how they can be addressed.

Topics:
1. What are the issues within Engineering/STEM careers that African Americans are facing and how...   More >

Engineering Alumni and Faculty Panel discussing the issues African Americans face in STEM: Presented by BSAC

Panel Discussion | October 19 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 240 Bechtel Engineering Center

 UC Berkeley Black Engineering and Science Alumni Club

What issues are African Americans facing today within the science and engineering fields? What can be done and how should we proceed? You are invited to take part in the discussion. Come to the panel where both alumni and faculty collaborate on these topics and how they can be addressed.

Topics:
1. What are the issues within Engineering/STEM careers that African Americans are facing and how...   More >

Making Sense of Phenomena Using FOSS Waves Course (CSTA San Jose)

Workshop | October 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Room LL20A

 150 W Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Students should experience and make sense of relevant science phenomena that connect to and define standards. Learn strategies for providing direct experience with lasers and optical fibers to guide students in figuring things out using models to explain phenomena.

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Colloquium: The San Quentin Project: Narratives of Incarceration

Colloquium | October 19 | 1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Contextualizing The San Quentin Project: Nigel Poor and the Men of San Quentin State Prison, this colloquium brings together leading UC Berkeley faculty from the fields of law, social welfare, and literature, along with artist Nigel Poor, to discuss the power of personal narrative and how narratives of incarceration have taken shape across disciplines. Faculty presenters are Genaro Padilla, Tina...   More >

Science-Centered Language Development for English Learners (CSTA San Jose)

Workshop | October 19 | 3-4:30 p.m. | San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Room LL21F

 150 W Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Engage with firsthand experiences that provide a context for interacting in meaningful ways to develop science understandings. Discover the FOSS ELD chapters that support teachers in planning for integrated and designated ELD. Receive tools for providing ELD opportunities in FOSS.

  Register online