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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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Latest Resources

 

Web Seminar

Science Update: An Eclipse 'Double-Header' is Coming this School Year! August 31, 2023

Join us on Thursday, August 31, 2023, from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET for an edition of NSTA’s Science Update about solar eclipses. T...

 

Reports Article

Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, January 24, 2023
 

Blog Post

Laboratory Eye Protection Denial Syndrome
 

Journal Article

Connecting the LGBTQ+ Community With Science Centers and Youth Programs
 

Journal Article

Data Detectives Clubs: A Collaborative Approach to Data Science Through Epidemiology
 

Journal Article

A Low-Cost, User-Friendly Technology for Making Samples and Artifacts Accessible to Online Audiences
 

Web Seminar

Science Update: Using the Nutrition Facts Label to Meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, October 19, 2023

Join us on Thursday, October 19, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET for an edition of NSTA’s Science Update about the Nutrition Facts label....

 

Web Seminar

Science Update: From Apollo to Artemis: NASA’s Return to the Moon, February 16, 2023

Join us on Thursday, February 16, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET for an edition of NSTA’s Science Update about the NASA Artemis program....

 

Reports Article

Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, December 13, 2022
 

Web Seminar

Science Update: From Talking Trash to Taking Action: The Science of Marine Debris, April 20, 2023

Join us on Thursday, April 20, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET for an edition of NSTA’s Science Update about marine debris. Our oceans are fille...

 

Web Seminar

Science Update: Food Agriculture – The Plant Scientist’s Toolbox, March 9, 2023

Join us on Thursday, March 9, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET for an edition of NSTA’s Science Update about food agriculture....

 

Reports Article

Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, November 22, 2022

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