R10 Science Periodical

"Periodic" updates from your favorite science consultants!

Marching on!

It's MARCH! Spring break is around the corner for many and may already be here. This is a great time to RECHARGE and REFRESH for the remaining part of this school year. We want to be ready to finish strong. Know that Seth and I are here to support your efforts in preparing for STAAR. Please reach out if you need anything.

Your Science Consultants-

Seth Bohlman and Samantha Bradbury

Need help with remote learning???


Coming to the service center?

We have recently renovated our space and Spring Valley is now open for business. We have a brief video to assist you with navigating Spring Valley and finding the best and most convenient to place park. We can't wait for you to see our innovative space! Just click the button to view. Thanks!!!

Things to look for to add to your calendar:

  • Aerospace Education Teacher Presentation- Come Learn
  • TI- electrifying students' futures. CTE Director meeting. Principals, Curriculum Directors, and other decision makers are INVITED TO JOIN.
  • AP Summit
  • Region 10 ESC Spring Science Sessions, Regional Service Area
  • TEA Grant Opportunities
  • Computer Science Teacher Resource through Microsoft Opportunity (FREE)
  • TEA Document. TEKS and Instructional Materials Review, Adoption Schedule and Educator Review Committees.
  • NTX Eduphoria Users Conference
Spring Science Sessions 2020

Our events calendar is the easy way to find sessions that fit your schedule.


We appreciate all of the educators who attended our STAAR Review to Go sessions. Seth and I had an amazing time working with you all to support the creation of these folders. We look forward to hearing how your students benefit from these activites! Please reach out if you need anything else.

R10 Tech Conference! April 14th. Are you registered?

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TI- Electrifying Student's Futures

Join us for a special CTE Director meeting on February 14th, 2020! We are asking that you invite Principals, Curriculum Director's, and any other decision makers for your campus that are involved with CTE. This event will bring Texas Instruments representatives to you to explore how to prepare your students to have electrifying futures. Participants will work to look at how to implement IT, Engineering, and Manufacturing into your LEAs. We will dive into the skills that business leaders are looking for. Don't miss this interactive event. Registration link below!

Aerospace Education! Reserve your spot today.

Join as an Aerospace Education Member (AEM) of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and enjoy many free aerospace/STEM educational opportunities ranging from receipt of a variety of curriculum materials and STEM Kits to participating in a teacher orientation flight aboard one of our Cessna aircraft at your local airport.

FREE STEM kits will be available during this event. Come and learn about this incredible program.

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AP Summit!!!

We're transforming the Region 10 AP Summit into the Secondary GT Summit so that we can offer a more expansive opportunity for teachers of advanced students in grades 6-12. Participants will still have the opportunity to attend sessions presented by the College Board. Additionally, there will be a variety of sessions designed for secondary educators to recognize meaningful differences in high-ability students and gain strategies to meet students’ unique educational needs. Registration is currently open, and presentation proposals are now being accepted. You can follow event details at bit.ly/SecondaryGT

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ATTENTION: FREE help for Computer Science Teachers!

Are you new to teaching computer science or are you looking for someone to help coach your CS teacher? Microsoft offers a free program to provide teachers with a computer science classroom partner to assist, develop and grow teachers in the computer science classroom. Want to know more? Go to the TEALS program link and click on the brochure for more information. This can be a two year program and is free to districts and their teachers.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Offers Distance Learning

"Conservation Legacy

The Conservation Legacy lineup of programs empower and educate Texans with knowledge of fundamental, science-based ecological principles, foster a connection to the land, and facilitate natural resource literacy by creating tangible relationships with the outdoors. The programs involved serve as a catalyst for conservation partnerships and active habitat management. TWA’s Conservation Legacy programs immerse both youth and adults in the marvels of natural Texas from the classroom to the pasture, using land as the guide."

Go to Conservation Legacy Link and click on the link to their Educational Programs Flyer link

TEKS and Instructional Materials adoption

Button to access full schedule and all subjects

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Use your VOICE! Educator Work Groups

The science application for work groups is planned to be available by end of November. Please watch closely and apply or encourage your teachers that are qualified to apply. Educator Review Committee Application

TEA Mathematics and Science Updates 2019

This is the slide deck for the Mathematics and Science Assessment Conference.

Open Resource for Middle School Science

Dana Center has an open resource with NGSS units for Middle School Science. Check it out by clicking here. Pass it on!

2019-2020 Science Safety Courses!

Go to the Texas Gateway for your grade level Science Safety Courses.

NSTA FREE Resources

NSTA has free resources that have been gathered and curated for science teacher use. Check out these free publications.

HHMI Educator Resource: Biointeractive

Free resource for educators from HHMI. Life Science interactives.

Need to request a session? Fill out our request form and someone will be in touch with you to service your needs.