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Archive: The NSTA Learning Center: New Resources and Tools, February 25, 2010

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on February 25, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Flavio Mendez, Senior Director NSTA Learning Center. In this Seminar, Mr. Mendez gave an overview of available Learning Center resources and focused...

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Commentary: Summer School … for Teachers

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: Professional development programs allow science teachers to learn, grow professionally, and even travel. Summer, in particular, is the perfect time for science teachers to participate in professional development opportunities or research possibilities...

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Coral Reef Ecosystems: The Living Reef

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the first of four Science Objects in the Coral...

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Current Research: Summer Reading Suggestions

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: To supplement your summer reading, NSTA’s affiliates would like to suggest some recent articles on education research. These articles cover a variety of topics that include diversity, technology, and science teacher retention. The abstracts of these important...

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Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Global Precipitation and Energy

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the second of four Science Objects in the Ocean’s...

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Resources and Human Impact: Earth as a System

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the first of four Science Objects in the Resources...

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Science Sampler: Museums as resources for science teachers

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: Need local resources to complement your science curricula? Why not check out your local museum, zoo, or nature center? A class visit to an informal science center can do wonders to broaden students’ horizons while challenging creative thinking. And you’ll...

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Summer by the Book

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: Are you looking for ways to log professional development hours without traveling too far away from home this summer? Through reading, a teacher can spend valuable hours updating content background and methods, or simply refreshing the spirit --at your...

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The Prepared Practitioner: Ask Questions—and Listen!

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: As you enjoy your summer break, are you thinking about professional development—or spending time with friends and loved ones? How about combining the activities! Conversing with friends and family offers a chance to practice questioning techniques that...