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The National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA) facilitates and advances excellence in K-12 Earth and Space Science education, serving a diverse population of learners in formal and informal settings. Join/ Renew today!

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Join us at the NSTA National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia March 15-18, 2018.

Present at one of the NESTA Share-a-Thons during the NSTA National Conference in Atlanta March 15-18, 2018. Do you have a classroom activity, teaching resource, digital dataset, or application that you would like to share with other science teachers? During the Share-a-Thon, teachers move around the room from table to table, spending about 5 to 10 minutes with presenters. Your name can be included in the online program and if you are a classroom teacher, we can provide a letter recognizing your presentation.

It's election time! NESTA is electing President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and TWO Directors-at-Large. Regional Directors for Regions I,III,V,and VII are also being selected. Check your inbox for your personal ballot and vote TODAY! The election closes Monday, January 29, 2018 so don't delay! Make your vote count and be part of NESTA's exciting future!

Join teachers of all grades to live and learn on Earth's most active volcano in Kilauea, Hawaii – July 2018. Plate tectonics, hotspots, volcanic processes, mapping, data collection, modern coral reefs and more. NESTA members receive a discount.

Check out the Educator Toolkit: Framing Phenomena-Based Student Investigations compiled by the NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative (NESEC) for information on how you can bring NASA data into your classroom.

Create Your Own CLEAN-NGSS Unit. The Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) just released a Getting Started Guide and three examples of CLEAN-supported NGSS units. You can also sign up for CLEAN STEM Flashes, topical newsletters that connect selected resources from the CLEAN collection with current climate and energy events in the news.

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