Districts nationwide are planning right now how to use the increased federal funds available from the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for FY2018. Is science and STEM education part of your district plan? Learn more in this May 3 web seminar.
News & Updates
Check out the classroom activities, videos, and resources provided by the American Geosciences Institute on their Education Resources Network page. Use their search function to search for relevant activities to accompany your teaching material.
Have you secured your spot at the 2018 Earth Educators' Rendezvous? Registration is now open, with early bird rates available until May 1. Seeking funds to support travel to the conference? The deadline to apply for a travel stipend is this Sunday, April 8. Still undecided about attending Rendezvous?
On April 12 at 3pm CT, NAGT and AGI will host an NGSS webinar featuring two different presentations:
Explore plate tectonics through GPS data
The 2018 Goldschmidt Conference takes place August 12-17 in Boston, during which time InTeGrate will host two associated workshops on the subject of Engaging Students in Understanding the Earth System as it Intertwines with Key Societal Issues. The first workshop, taking place Tuesday, August 14 , is designed for K-8 teachers. More information about the workshop, including the program and instructions for completing registration by the deadline of June 13, can be found here .
March 29, 2018 marked the 60th anniversary of the Keeling Curve, considered by many to be the foundation of modern climate science. Twitter fans can read a nice historical thread of Charles David Keeling's work here.
HHMI hosted a number of excellent educational sessions at the March, 2018 National Science Teachers Convention, and their website is loaded with free Earth science resources. But to a few PAESTA members who were in attendance, two that stood out were:
Free HHMS EarthViewer
Also available as a stand-alone mac/pc or iPad application. We love this app!
PAESTA invites you to broaden your astronomy background and collaborate with world-renowned university researchers as you enjoy some some high-quality teacher professional development available through Penn State University.