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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 NESTA today!
News and Announcements
NSTA 2017 Baltimore Area Conference on Friday, October 6, 2017. Present at the NESTA Share-a-Thon at the NSTA 2017 New Orleans Area Conference on Friday, December 1, 2017.
Order Your Earth Science Week Kit Today! Earth Science Week is October 8th to 14th and has as its theme, "Earth and Human Activity." Earth Science Week is sponsored by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI). Every year AGI sends out thousands of Earth Science Week kits to teachers across the nation. The kit contains, classroom lessons, posters, bookmarks, postcards, and more. If you did not receive a kit and would like one, you can order it from AGI. The kit is free, but does cost $8.50 to ship.
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.
Teaching About Hurricanes contains some of the highest quality, vetted lessons and activities plus videos and articles.
All Things Eclipse Webinar, August 18, 2017, 3 PM EDT. Live from the path of totality, Charles Fulco discussed how an eclipse occurs, how to safely view the eclipse (no glasses, no problem), and shared classroom resources that you can use with your students. If you missed it, watch the archived webinar and explore the classroom resources.
A list of classroom resources has been compiled to assist you as you bring the "Eclipse 2017" alive for your students.
Present at our NESTA Share-a-Thon in Baltimore, Maryland! NESTA, together with NOAA and IRIS will be offering a number of workshops and presentations at NSTA's Baltimore, Area Conference October 5-7, 2017. In particular, our Share-A-Thons provide you with the opportunity to reach out to large audiences of K-12 science teachers.
Check out this photo log of our trip!
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