The South Coast Science Project and Science Matters


Physical Science Standards for Grades K–6


Teachers new to science, and those with all levels of experience, are invited to participate
August 1 – 5, 2016, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Workshop Location: Carpinteria Middle School

Summer Institute 2016 Application Form

Catered continental breakfast and delicious full lunch provided each day
Lots of opportunities to make connections with your colleagues and with science experts! Participants will receive a $200 stipend for the one-week institute
  • Institute focus will be on both science content and pedagogy knowledge.
  • Conceptual Flow will be used to guide the week’s activities.
  • Next Generation Science Standards, practices and crosscutting concepts will be the basis of content, curriculum delivery/instruction.
  • Best practices for ELL will be embedded throughout the workshop.
  • Targeted: Physical Science for Grades K–6 focused on Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions (PS2); Energy: Definition, Conservation, Transfer, and Forces (PS3); Waves and their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer (PS4)

Share teaching strategies with your colleagues, participate in hands-on investigations, and walk away with ready-to-teach units for your classroom.


  • One follow-up day to stay in touch with science experts, colleagues, and further explore activities aligned with CCSS and NGSS
  • Email contact with science specialists for answers to your questions during the year

*A collaborative Professional Development opportunity funded by SCSP, Wood-Claeyssens Founda- tion, RORD Foundation, Monroe Foundation, B P Moser Trust and Carpinteria School District.