Here, you can download Michael Horton's CSTA presentation PowerPoints. You may also discuss any questions or comments that you had as a result of the presentations by clicking on the "discussion" tab above. I will also put copies of the whitepapers that I mentioned in my presentations about "Physics First" and "A 3-year Science Graduation Requirement in California."

October, 2009
Hands-On Activities to Crush Misconceptions in Physical Science
Sample chapter with info about Levels of Inquiry: http://www.nsta.org/store/product_detail.aspx?id=10.2505/9781935155058

PowerPoint (PowerPoint 2007 version): CSTAMisconceptions.pptx (PowerPoint 97-2003 version): CSTAMisconception9703s.ppt
Earth Orbit document: EARTHORBIT.doc
Misconception Quiz: MisconceptionsListNew.doc
Misconception Quiz Answers: MisconceptionsAnsNew.doc

Focus Speaker Presentation:

Using Assessment Data to Improve Instruction in Science: Do We Teach in Light of the Data or in Spite of the Data?
Data.ppt

Administrator Strand Presentation:

High School Science Dilemma:
HSBreakout.ppt

Arbor Scientific Presentations:


Air-Powered Projectiles (© Arbor Scientific)
Projectile.ppt

Color and Light (© Arbor Scientific)
Color.ppt

White Papers:


2-Year Science Graduation Requirement Reduces California's Competitiveness and Increases Achievement Gap
3YearGraduationRequirement.doc

Physics First and Science Education
PhysicsFirstWithGraphsRecent.doc

Science enrollment data for Physshare list
CAEnrollment.xls