Volunteer Presenters are Needed in the Following Programs
Meet A Scientist
Students (grades K-12) explore their STEM career options through informal meetings with local STEM professionals in fields from tech to environmental protection. STEM pros talk about their career path and the work that they do. Hands-on demonstrations and virtual site tours are generally included.
STEM in Government
City staff from Berkeley and Emeryville discuss the STEM work they do for the public good.
Cal State Computer Science students work with middle school students to develop their own games on Raspberry Pis over four sessions, with informal “meet a scientist” sessions from Google and CSU East Bay faculty. Lunch is provided, and at the final session Tech Exchange will provide computer literacy lessons and free computers to participating families who do not currently have a home computer.
STEM Teachers Professional Development
Cal State East Bay faculty, in partnership with the Alameda County Office of Education, will train K-5 teachers on Next Generation Science Standards with projects on geology and weather. This is one part of an ongoing series of teacher trainings.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
These trainings will focus on NGSS training for 3rd through 5th grade teachers, and be hosted by Dr. Jeff Seitz from CSU East Bay and Dawn O’Connor from Alameda County Office of Education. The training sessions will take place via videoconference at the Concord and Emeryville CIRCLe Lab sites.
Early Math Learning
Help young children, from pre-school to elementary, achieve the math skills that they need to be successful by using fun, play-based learning activities coupled with foundational math curriculum.
YMCA Crew Coaches
Oversee project-based learning activities twice each month for two months (for a total of four presentations).