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Costa Rica Field Trip
Costa Rica Field Trip[creative commons]
Provenance: Carla McAuliffe, TERC/NESTA
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Earth Science All Around AGU-NESTA GIFT Workshop
Earth Science All Around AGU-NESTA GIFT Workshop[creative commons]
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Volcanoes & GeoSTEM-Perfect Together: International Professional Development Opportunity.
When: 7 days | July 6 - 12, 2019
Costa Rica sits astride a jagged series of volcanoes and mountains, part of the great Andes-Sierra Madre chain, which runs the length of the western littoral of the Americas. Join NESTA for this special discovery of a multitude of volcanic formations, ranging from major stratovolcanoes to hydrothermal vents and fumaroles. Explore the treasures of Costa Rica's geologically rich terrain, combined with its diverse tropical ecosystems, on this comprehensive journey.
Get motivated by watching this YouTube video **Graduate credits and/or CEUs available
Final Payment Deadline: April 2, 2019 *Discount for members Click here to sign up

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Webinar: Implementing NGSS in Earth Science
When: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 1:00 PM Pacific | 2:00 PM Mountain | 3:00 PM Central | 4:00 PM Eastern
Presentation: Thinking Scientifically in a Changing World.
Registration Deadline: March 12, 2019 Click here to register

Register now and join us for the Earth Educator's Rendezvous in Nashville, Tennessee, July 15-19, 2019. Check out the programming for K-12 educators. The deadline to submit oral, poster, teaching demonstrations and Share-a-Thon sessions is Wednesday, March 13, 2019.



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The Out2Lunch webinar series from ESIP Education provides 10-minute GoToMeeting demonstrations of Earth science data tools & resources for educators teaching grades 6 to 14. A five minute Q&A session takes place after the demonstration. Participate in "SuAVE (Survey Analysis via Visual Exploration) " Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 1 PM ET. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/984414941. You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (646) 749-3131. Access Code: 984-414-941. The webinars are recorded and posted for those who might be teaching at that time.

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Provenance: Carla McAuliffe, TERC/NESTA
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Webinar: GLOBE: Mosquito Season is Coming!
When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern
Find out about the environmental parameters that help us predict when mosquitoes hatch. Learn how to make larval traps, observe mosquito larvae safely, and review the precautions to take to ensure safety during mosquito season. Click here to register

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Webinar: Create Your Own Climate and Energy Units with CLEANet.org
When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM ET
Learn about the CLEAN Get Started Guide and its downloadable unit planning tools including three ready-to-use unit exemplars. The step-by-step planning guide incorporates the CLEAN collection of climate and energy resources and the NGSS three-dimensional instructional model. Presenter: Jennifer Taylor, Curriculum Development & Project Coordinator CIRES Education Outreach. Register here..

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Book Club: NOAA Planet Stewards-Junk Raft.
When: Monday, March 18, 2019 at 8 PM ET
Join the Discussion of Junk Raft: An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution. This book is an exciting account of an activist scientist's unorthodox fight in the growing movement against plastic marine pollution and of his expedition across the Pacific on a home-made "junk raft". Read the book prior to the discussion, and on the day of the meeting dial in using the toll free number 1-866-662-7513. Then use the passcode 1170791#

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Present at a NESTA Share-a-Thon in St. Louis! Our NESTA Share-A-Thons at NSTA 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 in the online program and if you need it, we can provide a letter recognizing your presentation. Complete this form to present at the NESTA Share-a-Thons at the NSTA National Conference in St. Louis April 11-14, 2019. If you would like to participate in more than one Share-a-Thon, you will need to complete the form again, selecting a different Share-a-Thon. Regsister for a Share-a-Thon.

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