A group to help SF Bay Area science educators get together, and share information about other science educator gatherings.
Most of us belong to other science teacher organizations (NSTA, CSTA, AAPT, NESTA, etc.), but there are so many of us in the SF Bay Area that we certainly can share and develop ideas here locally.
The goal of this group is not to replace our national and state science teacher organizations, but instead to develop opportunities for us to share with each other in more low-demand gatherings. We'll have gatherings with opportunities for us to gather based on our grade level and content areas.
Some events we might have:
Field trips to museums/amusement parks where we can "teacher talk" about what would make a good class field trip to that location.
"Make and take" sessions where a few teachers volunteer to help others create demos/labs.
Discussions of Next Generation Science Standards.
Social events where we brainstorm other needs for our local members.
If the group sounds interesting, please join and see what develops.