At a symposium, participants learn science and related classroom activities from content experts and pedagogical experts, respectively. In this image, participants learn about the concept of energy at a recent symposium sponsored by NASA. The NSTA Symposia are face-to-face professional development opportunities offered at NSTA Conferences on Science Education. Designed to enhance your knowledge of both science content and best teaching practices, the symposia are Standards-based programs that may last a half day or full day. Presenters include scientists, engineers, and educational specialists from NASA, NOAA, FDA, and NSF as well as renowned NSTA Press authors.

By browsing these archives of past NSTA Symposia, you can read about topics we have covered, check out sample agendas, and see photos of participants experiencing the excitement of science.

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