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Attend the 2019 AGU-NESTA GIFT Workshop at the AGU Fall Meeting 2019 in San Francisco, Monday/Tuesday, December 9-10 at the Marriott Marquis, rooms Golden Gate B,B2. Are you an educator interested in learning about the latest Earth science research? At this 2-day workshop, K–12 educators will hear about current geoscience research from scientists, explore new classroom resources for their students, and visit exhibits and technical sessions. This workshop is free!! Educators can register for the workshop when registering for Fall Meeting 2019. Check out the GIFT Schedule 2019 (Acrobat (PDF) 123kB Dec2 19). Teachers are welcome to register for the meeting and choose the GIFT workshop (listed as an event for K-12 educators in the registration system). Note: credentials will need to be provided at the time of registration (PDF of valid and current ID OR a formal letter on official letter head from the organizations leader stating that you are indeed a K-12 educator or informal science educator). Register now!



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Present at the NESTA Share-a-Thon in Seattle! Our NESTA Share-A-Thons at NSTA Area Conferences provide you with the opportunity to reach out to large audiences of K-12 science teachers. During the Share-a-Thon, teachers move around the room from table to table. You will have about 5 to 10 minutes with teachers. Your name can be included on the NESTA website and if you are a classroom teacher, we can provide a letter recognizing your presentation. Sign up to present at:


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Nominate yourself for a NESTA leadership position. Would you or another NESTA colleague be willing to serve our organization in a leadership capacity? We are seeking members in good standing to be nominated for the following six positions: four Regional Directors and two Directors-at-Large. Read descriptions of the positions here. Please submit your nomination by December 31, 2019.



Go to https://serc.carleton.edu/nesta/resources/concord_es.html

Earth, Space, and Environmental Science Resources from the Concord Consortium. This collection helps you teach about plate tectonics, environmental sustainability (such as climate change, air quality, water availability), space, and natural hazards.

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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 winter break, 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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