NSTA provides a variety of on-demand podcasts that feature current science topics, the science behind feature films, resources for the classroom, and even conversations with NSTA Press authors.
NGSS Video Collection (members only)
is a series of videos exploring NGSS curriculum planning, classroom instruction,
resource evaluation, connection to Common Core, and assessment. The five individual
sessions feature NGSS writers, state science supervisors, assessment experts,
and others at a daylong forum during the NSTA National Conference in Boston in April
NSTA Web Seminar Podcasts
are 2-60 minute segments taken from our highly popular Web Seminars. These byte-sized
pearls are perfect for teachers trying to keep pace with the ever expanding scientific
Lab Out Loud®, a biweekly podcast hosted by science
teachers Brian Bartel and Dale Basler, who discuss science news and science education
with leading scientists, researchers, science writers, and other important figures
in the field. A selection of links and notes accompanies each episode, enabling
the listener to dig deeper into the topics discussed.
Behind the Books, conversations with authors
of NSTA Press® books. In these interviews, authors share insights about their work.
Whether or not you’ve read the highlighted books, we think you’ll find this podcast
interesting, thought-provoking, and helpful.
Blick on Flicks, reviews of first-run
movies and new DVD releases by Jacob Clark Blickenstaff. Prof. Blickenstaff helps
turn "bad science" into teachable science for middle level and high school students.
NOTE: Podcasts can be downloaded and opened with any m4v compatible player. To download to some devices, for example iPhone, iPod Touch, iPod Nano, etc., you will need the current version of iTunes.