The Champions For Science Middle School virtual conference is the first of the 2021 professional development series. This event is for teachers who are dedicated to working with students, ages 11-15, that are learning to balance physical, emotional, and cognitive changes.
Our team of presenters are excited to share age-appropriate and engaging strategies, lessons, and valuable resources that will help develop new science skills through experiential learning while ensuring your students' enthusiasm for science. Get ready to be inspired whether you're back in the classroom or continuing remote learning.
We know that this past year you've been amazing and strong alone.
This year let's be unstoppable together in science.
Dianna Cowern is the creator and host of the viral “Physics Girl” web series with over 1.8 Million Subscribers, which is a resource for fun and educational physics videos and topics related to physics. With over 135 million views, her show has featured the legendary Bill Nye and fellow science communicator Derek Muller of the channel Veritasium.
Dianna researched dark matter with Prof. Jocelyn Monroe as an undergraduate at MIT, and low-metallicity stars with Prof. Anna Frebel as a post-baccalaureate research fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, before working at GE as a software engineer designing mobile apps.
Dianna is a science communicator talking about the future of education and how to better relate to students using various medias. Dianna says: “I love how physics can explain the weird quirks of our universe.” She has been featured in FORBES, Science Magazine, Popular Science, Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Space.com, and Nerdist.
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Speakers and sessions are still being added!
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The schedule is subject to change. Ticket holders have access to all sessions.
On the day of the live event:
CFS - Middle School Virtual Conference
3. Enjoy the sessions!
At the end of each conference, you will receive a certificate of completion noting sessions and hours. It will be at the discretion of your administration or district if they will accept this for professional development (PD) credit.
Yes! All sessions are recorded, so you can watch what you want, when you want. Please note when replays expire on each ticket.
All major credit cards are accepted, as well as Google Pay and Apple Pay.
Yes! You save money if you chose one of the ticket bundle options here.
Yes! This event is hosted by Nitty Gritty Science, LLC, so for purchase orders please click here.
No. Registration only allows access to the site to learn about speakers and sessions. However, in order to watch sessions, you need to purchase a ticket.
All sessions have been scheduled so there is no overlap. Some sessions are live while others are pre-recorded. During the event, log in, go to the schedule, select your session, and click on the link to watch. You do not have to select your sessions ahead of time but doing so will ensure you receive ALL the reminders and links!
All ticket holders are automatically entered into sponsored giveaways. There will be additional giveaways during each live Q&A session! You must attend the live session in order to be entered. All winners will be notified by email.