Flavio Mendez

I am the NSTA Learning Center Assistant Executive Director. I hope the portal is useful in enhancing your professional learning beyond the face-to-face experiences in which you participate. 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

Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:27 AM in Connecting In-School and Out-of-School STEM
Dear Linda, Please also check the URL below for ideas on STEM for elementary. Flavio. https://common.nsta.org/search/default?action=browse&text=stem&price=&type=journal&subject=&topic=0&gradelevel=Elementary%20School&sort=1&page=0&dep=&coll=&author=

Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:33 AM in Connecting In-School and Out-of-School STEM
Glad for you to join the conference today. Hope you learn new strategies for your school and classroom. Flavio.

Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:24 AM in Connecting In-School and Out-of-School STEM
Dear Wendy, Thank you for sharing. Hope you enjoy the networking opportunity and the learning experience at the virtual conference today. Flavio.

Recent Reviews by Flavio

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.

Sun Mar 20, 2011 4:03 PM
5 Maximize your value in using the Learning Center
This seminar is great for new users of the Learning Center. Participants will receive a guided tour and learn about new features and the over 1,800 free resources. Participants will get a SciPack (value = $40), a certificate of participation, and 100 Learning Center Activity Points.

Recent Public Collections by Flavio


10 Resources

Resources for teaching and learning about hurricanes.

NOAA: National Ocean Service
Type: User uploaded resource

National Geographic: Hurricanes 101
Type: User uploaded resource

Ag Science

1 Resources

Resources about AG Science for teachers.

Type: User uploaded resource

NOAA Science Resources for Professional Learning

9 Resources

A series of resources from NOAA and NSTA for teacher professional learning.

NOAA What-a-Cycle
Type: User uploaded resource

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Carbon Tracker
Type: User uploaded resource