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Informal learning includes everyday experiences and experiences in designed settings, such as museums, zoos, and nature programs. They also include experiences in out-of-school programs, such as after-school clubs, programs, and citizen science.

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Connected Science Learning January-March 2018

Volume 1, Issue 5 STEM Learning in Environmental Settings ...

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Connected Science Learning October-December 2017

Volume 1, Issue 4 STEM Education for Early Learners ...

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, July 9, 2024
 

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Sponsored Web Seminar: Three-Dimensional Investigations into Sustainability and Climate Change, August 28, 2024

Join us on Wednesday, August 28, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM ET, to learn about sustainability and renewable energy concepts....

 

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Science Update: Space Weather on Our Approach to Solar Max, August 15, 2024

Join us on Thursday, August 15, 2024, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET, to learn about space weather from NASA. In this web seminar, we will delve into the...

 

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, June 11, 2024
 

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Web Seminar: Next Generation Science Standards: A Decade of Invigorating Implementation, October 9, 2024

Join us on Wednesday, October 9, 2024, from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM ET, to learn about NGSS implementation efforts over the past ten years....

 

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Web Seminar: FA24: Reviewing a Proposal for NSTA Conferences, October 2, 2024

Join us on Wednesday, October 2, 2024, from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM ET, to learn the process that NSTA follows to review conference proposals.  Durin...

 

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Web Seminar: SU24: Submitting a Successful Proposal to Present at NSTA’s National Conferences, August 27, 2024

Join us on Tuesday, August 27, 2024, from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM ET, to learn about how to submit a successful proposal to present at an NSTA National Con...

 

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Science Update: FDA’s Genomic Epidemiology Program for Foodborne Pathogens – GenomeTrakr, September 26, 2024

Join us on Thursday, September 26, 2024, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET, to learn about FDA’s GenomeTrakr.GenomeTrakr is a whole genome sequencing (WGS)...

 

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, May 28, 2024
 

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Web Seminar, July 11, 2024

This is a collection of resources for the program titled: Science Update: Get Ready for International Observe the Moon Night!. This program aired on J...

 

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NSTA Joins Advocacy Efforts for FY 25 Federal Funding
 

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Archive: SP24: Health DataWell: HS Life Science Instructional Materials, June 4, 2024

Health Datawell provides free lesson plans and storyline units to help high school students understand the varied roles of citizens and health scienti...

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