Flavio Mendez

I am the Assistant Executive Director for University Partnerships and eLearning at the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA). Prior to working at NSTA, I worked on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope project and at the Maryland Science Center.




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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

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.

Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:32 PM
5 Useful resource
The NASA lithograph set can be very useful as a teaching aid when teaching the solar system. I like that you can print the files in color and laminate them for long-term classroom use.

Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:28 AM
5 Excellent collection of resources about the MESSENGER mission to Mercury
If you are interested in talking about the NASA MESSENGER mission to planet Mercury, check out these resources to learn about it.

Recent Public Collections by Flavio

NSTA Partner Programs

3 Resources

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7 Resources

Resources about comets and comet Neowise.

Daily Do: Asteroids
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Comet Neowise APOD
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10 Resources

Resources for teaching and learning about hurricanes.

NOAA: National Ocean Service
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National Geographic: Hurricanes 101
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