OCSEF Virtual Teacher Workshops

A FREE online, interactive professional learning workshop for teachers and educators that will walk you through the steps of research project design, its alignment with NGSS, and support for your students entering the Orange County Science and Engineering Fair.

Improve the quality of experimental design and get tips on how to start students on research projects.

Download the OCSEF Virtual Teacher Workshops flyer


In This Workshop*, Teachers Learn How To:

  • Help students choose a topic
  • Implement and conduct research
  • Track student progress
  • Produce superior science/engineering fair displays
  • Pre-approve process for project proposals involving Tissues/Cell Lines, Human Subjects, Vertebrate Animals, Hazardous Materials and Microbes will be discussed.
  • Use science/engineering fair projects as a venue to support NGSS and 21st Century Skills

This workshop targets grades 6-12 Science/STEM educators, not K-5

Workshops include digital resources via Padlet with PowerPoint presentations for motivation and instruction, extensive curriculum and Internet links. You will be able to download resources at home, from a Padlet URL given at the training

Zoom invite with ID# and password will be sent the week before each workshop.


SessionsDateRegistration Link
Session 1Saturday, September 12, 2020
Session 2Wednesday, September 30, 2020
6:00pm 8:30pm
Session 3Saturday, October 24, 2020

If you have questions, please contact: Dean Gilbert, OCSEF Director of Outreach

* Limited to 50 people per Zoom Workshop