The 2016 NSTA Area Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The NSTA Area Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota will be held from October 27 to 29, 2016. We have three workshops on Friday, October 28 in the Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis E-G.

  • NESTA Shares: Innovative Ways to Teach About Weather Observation and Weather Hazards, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. NESTA members will share a variety of strategies to enhance your studies of weather and weather hazards to help implement NGSS and network your school.
  • NESTA Shares: Innovative Ways to Teach About Minerals, Rocks, and Resources, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM. NESTA members share examples of grade-appropriate classroom-ready activities to address NGSS concepts about minerals, rocks, and natural resources.
  • NESTA and CIESIN Share: Exploring a Compendium of Online Resources for Teaching Earth Science, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM. NESTA members will share exemplary educational websites, including the Center for International Earth Science Information Network, to help implement NGSS and state curricular standards programs.
  • For more information about the conference go to NSTA's MN Area Conference Site.