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NESTA One Earth Our Future
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Earth Day 2019 Teaching Resources
Earth Day 2019 Teaching Resources[creative commons]
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The Earth Scientist, a NESTA benefit
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Spring 2019 open access issue of The Earth Scientist
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Earth Science All Around AGU-NESTA GIFT Workshop
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The Professional Development Committee is meeting Tuesday, September 10, at 8 PM Eastern. We will be having a working session, recruiting presenters for Share-a-Thons at the NSTA fall area conferences. Everyone is welcome! Join us via Zoom webinar

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Webinar: Implementing NGSS in Earth Science
When: Thursday, September 12, 2019, 1:00 PM Pacific | 2:00 PM Mountain | 3:00 PM Central | 4:00 PM Eastern
Click here to register
Presentation: Using the NGSS to Change Worlds
Presenter: Matt Krehbiel, Achieve Director of Science
The NGSS (and similar standards based on the research of the Framework for K-12 Science Education) provide a unique opportunity for science educators to change their world and the worlds that their students perceive—and who's better positioned to change the world than Earth Science educators? Come talk about changing worlds and a few resources Achieve has developed in the past year as a part of our ongoing effort to support you in your efforts. Registration Deadline: September 10, 2019

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Webinar: Teen Astronomy Cafes: Using Jupyter notebooks to explore astronomy topics
When: Thursday, September 12, 2019, 5:00 PM Pacific | 6:00 PM Mountain | 7:00 PM Central | 8:00 PM Eastern
Join us via Zoom webinar.
Presenter: Connie Walker, an astronomer who works in the EPO division of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO)
NOAO started the Teen Astronomy Cafes program to excite the interest of talented youth in STEM. One Saturday a month during the academic year, high school students interact with astronomers who work with big data. Many are exposed to computer programing for the first time. Learn more about the program and find out about some exciting online resources!

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The Geological Society of America (GSA) and NESTA are hosting its first GeoTeach Workshop on Sunday, September 22 in Phoenix, AZ. The event is free for K-12 teachers. Preregister today as slots will fill up fast!
NESTA is also co-sponsoring a short course, Thinking Scientifically in a Changing World on Saturday, September 21. The event is free for K-12 teachers. Register today as the course will fill up quickly!

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Apply here to present at the AGU-NESTA Fall 2019 GIFT Workshop. The deadline to apply is September 25, 2019.



Go to https://serc.carleton.edu/nesta/resources/hurricane.html
Hurricane season occurs every year and provides unique Earth System Science teachable moments. Check out these educational resources to help you teach about hurricanes.

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The fictional mosquitoes in the Zika Zine do the same sorts of things as real Aedes mosquitoes, which carry Zika virus. Read the Zine, learn how Aedes mosquitoes live, and you'll discover how to reduce the number of places where mosquitoes can survive.

Go to https://serc.carleton.edu/nesta/prof-dev/webinars/index.html
As you are preparing for the school year, we'd like to suggest you visit the archives of the NESTA webinars and those of our partners. Take some time to watch the webinars and explore the associated resources.

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