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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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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.

***NESTA Election 2018 Special Alert*** NESTA is about to hold its annual election for officers. All members will be selecting a President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and TWO Directors at Large. In addition, members in Regions I, III, V, and VII will be selecting their Regional Directors. To vote in the upcoming election make sure your NESTA membership is current prior to January 15. If you are not yet a NESTA member, consider joining and becoming more involved. Renew or join NESTA today!

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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