The World Campus Sustainability Club is seeking new members! This club serves to connect Penn State World Campus students with other Penn State students and staff interested in advancing sustainability, sharing knowledge and resources, and inspiring individuals to take action (in their communities and globally) toward a sustainable future for all. A meeting for new members will be held on Thursday, November 30, at 7:30 p.m. (ET) through Zoom. To RSVP and receive meeting info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The National Science Teacher Association provides a database with an array of free resources for you and your classroom. Find these free resources on NSTA's Freebies for Science Teachers website.
Recently added freebies:
How do temperature, climate, and terrain affect biodiversity? Explore these connections with HHMI's BiomeViewer (http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/biomeviewer), now available for web. Not only does BiomeViewer connect environment and biodiversity, but it also incorporates information from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Do you like to take pictures? Sally Ride EarthKAM allows anyone to become a photographer from space. Students, educators and the public can create an account, then program a camera placed in a window of the International Space Station to take an aerial photo of their desired location. Visit https://www.earthkam.org/ for information on upcoming missions
NSTA Science Store
What Science Teachers Are Reading, October 2017
If you wish to explore more "Hurricane 101" basics or are looking for information from Hurricane Harvey, the PAESTA website is a good place to start!
View our PAESTA Recommends page for links to information from NOAA, NASA, and more.
The PAESTA Classroom has exercises relating to hurricanes. You can modify some of the previous hurricane exercises and update the questions as they pertain to Hurricane Harvey:
Questions for Classroom Discussion