The Computer Supported Collaborative Science group supports science teachers in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. To learn more about what we do, come to our Open House on Feb 11th 9am-1pm at CSUN.

CSCS Monthly Workshops 2016-17

2016-2017 Science Workshops

  • NGSS & EP&C Workshop for High school science teachers working on integrating EP& C principles into an integrated science high school classroom (Aug 1-5) 

  • Mini ELITE workshop for Science, Math and English high school teachers who will work as collaborative teams to teach bridging ninth graders using the NGSS, CCSS and CSCS tools. all teachers participating will become mentor teachers (July 13-14, & 18-22)
  • CSUN LAUSD NGSS for Middle School science Teachers (LAUSD teachers only) focusing on middle school NGSS framework and participating in one mini teaching lesson (June 20-24& June 26 - July1

Welcome to the Computer Supported Collaborative Science website.  CSCS is an effort by Cal State Northridge to support science teachers in the San Fernando Valley.  We conduct workshops for science teachers on Saturdays and a summer CSCS Institute.  Our current focus is on the use of cloud-computing tools like Google Docs to support data sharing and collaboration in science classrooms.


  • CSCS Teacher Darshana Shah wins Bio Teacher of the Year Darshana has been a leading teacher at Portola MS for years and an early CSCS adopter and the director for Girls in Science and Technology club. She been named the ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2016, 10:25 AM by Brian Foley
  • CSCS Email list CSCS email list - cscs1617-g@csun.edu We will be sending emails out to this list all year. If you want to get off this email list at any time ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2016, 9:19 PM by Brian Foley
  • New Year! CSCS News for the new school year:NGSS moves forward. The CA Science Framework is in its final public comment period. It should be official in early 2017. Testing for ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2016, 9:15 PM by Brian Foley
  • West Ranch High Altitude Balloon Christine Hirst's Astronomy Team at West Ranch HS made a successful launch and recovery of a high altitude weather balloon. Check out the video of the launch.
    Posted Jun 12, 2016, 12:53 PM by Brian Foley
  • Recent presentations Check out CSCS presentations at the NSTA 2016 conference and a discussion of NGSS Frameworks from the CSP Directors meeting
    Posted Jun 12, 2016, 12:48 PM by Brian Foley
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Darshana wins Bio Teacher of the Year
Ms. Shah


What is CSCS?

CSCS Media: 

Scene from CSCS Workshop 2016
students collecting data

mentos and diet coke