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.

Location

MD

Affiliation

National Science Teachers Association

Social Media
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@fljmendez

Recent Posts by Flavio

Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:41 AM in Forms of Energy - Lesson Questions
Dear Asma, I found a few articles on Science and Children that may help with your thinking.  Spring into Energy: https://common.nsta.org/resource/?id=10.2505/4/sc07_044_07_21 From Wind to Energy: https://common.nsta.org/resource/?id=10.2505/4/sc09_046_09_36 Energy: Fuel for Thought https://common.nsta.org/resource/?id=10.2505/4/sc02_039_08_35 Flavio.

Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:33 AM in 5E Lesson Plan on Adaptations
Dear Emma, I found a few links by looking for Science and Children journal arrticles. Maybe there are some useful ideas here for you. Crazy about Crayfish: https://common.nsta.org/resource/?id=10.2505/4/sc06_043_07_32 Approaching Adaptation: https://common.nsta.org/resource/?id=10.2505/4/sc10_047_05_6 Survival Skills: https://common.nsta.org/resource/?id=10.2505/4/sc05_0...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:28 AM in 5ELessonPlan- Recording the Weather
Dear Jocelyn, Below are links to journal articles from Science and Children on weather. Perhaps there are ideas here that you can use. Fabulous Weather Day: https://common.nsta.org/resource/?id=10.2505/4/sc07_044_05_30 Dress for the Weather: https://common.nsta.org/resource/?id=10.2505/4/sc10_047_08_32 The Early Years: About the Weather: https://common.nsta.org/resource/...





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


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



test 4534

3 Resources

Test ttxt



3-10-16-NARST-final-collection.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource



2017 ACS NSTA NCW webinar Bibliography Resources.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource



Advocacy

4 Resources



Science for All: Creating Student Buy-In on Day One
Type: Journal Article
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Science for All: Accessibility at the Onset
Type: Journal Article
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