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Thursday, October 2


6:30 - 9:00 pm Early Arrivers' Dinner
Out-of-town guests are invited to dinner at Hong Kong Flower Lounge in downtown Palo Alto, located at 560 Waverly Street (650.326.3830). Please meet the party at the restaurant. There is plenty of free municipal lot parking available in the area.
Friday, October 3 Friday's workshop will take place at Wallenberg Hall. See parking info.
8:30 - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast & Informal Meeting Time
9:00 - 9:15 am What Is a Deep Dive?
Explain goals of the Deep Dive; Rules of Brainstorming.
9:15 - 9:30 am Deep Dive Agenda & Milestones
description of tasks and milestones for morning and afternoon. What are follow up deliverables?
9:30 - 10:00 am Ice Breaker Exercise
Participants pair off. Each pair spends five minutes getting to know each other. Each member introduces the other member of the pair to the group as a whole.
10:00 - 12:00 pm Group Exercise: Develop a SENS Development Roadmap
The goal of this exercise is for the group to jointly develop a matrix of key variables that might provide the foundation for a five-year development roadmap whose goal is to clarify the "Making SENS" vision.
12:00 - 1:00pm Working Lunch
The group can continue working on fleshing out the matrix during lunch if necessary. Box lunches will be provided.
1:00 - 4:00 pm Break-out Groups: Future Scenario Development
After lunch, the group will divide into three working groups of roughly equal number of participants. Each group will be responsible for developing a reasonably detailed TARGET scenario—a user-centered vision of what new learning experiences would be enabled if, five years from now, a Science Education Network of Sensors actually existed. One possibility is for the scenarios to be driven by the curriculum. Each group would develop a scenario (a kind of day-in-the-life storyboard, with participants, activities, sketches) showing how SENS would work in Mathematics and in science domains ranging from middle school General Science to Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Science/Geoscience respectively.
4:00 - 5:00 pm Presentation of Future Scenarios
Each team presents its scenario and gets feedback from the group as a whole.
5:00 - 5:30 pm Conclusions & Identification of Next Steps