Flavio Mendez

Flavio Mendez is the Assistant Executive Director for University Partnerships and eLearning at the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA). In this role he supports university/college instructors in their work with science pre-service teachers. Mendez also manages NSTA’s District and School Partners Programs. Prior to working at NSTA, Mendez worked on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope project as Education Specialist and at the Maryland Science Center as Director of Space and Earth Science Update Center exhibits. He earned a BS in Space Sciences from Florida Tech and an MS in Instructional Systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.




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Recent Posts by Flavio

Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:56 PM in Butterfly life cycle
Hi Fabiola, Check this collection of resources: https://my.nsta.org/collection/33423 Enjoy!

Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:55 PM in NSTA Daily Do!
Reflecting on Week 1' Daily Do - check out the blog authored by Korei Martin summarizing the first week of NSTA Daily Do.   "If we want our students to do science outside of the classroom, we’ve got to give them something to figure out!" Titles include: Why do we all have to stay home? What's in an egg? How do we find patterns in weather? Why is my shadow alway...

Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:40 PM in Practicum / Field experience interruption
Hi Rob, Thank you for your post. I would love to see the online lessons that your students will develop. Could you ask them to post them here? I think everyone is looking for ideas and we all could benefit from the share. Take care!

Recent Reviews by Flavio

Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:10 PM
5 Interesting Science Update
I enjoyed learning about the TEMPO mission and ways plants can be used as bioindicators for ozone.

Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:59 PM
5 Great SO!
Learned much from exploring this Science Object - recommend that others give it a try!

Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:41 PM
5 Enjoyed the simulations
I can use the simulations in my classroom with my students to help them understand difficult concepts.

Recent Public Collections by Flavio

About Mars

3 Resources

How can a helicopter fly on Mars?
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NASA - Mars 2020 Mission - Perseverance Rover Homepage
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Mars Exploration

5 Resources

A collection of science education resources and reference materials from the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for teaching and learning about Mars.

How can a helicopter fly on Mars?
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Back to Mars
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NSTA Partner Programs

3 Resources

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