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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.

Featured Resources

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

Web Seminar: Looking for a Few Good Educators to Serve on the NSTA Council and Board of Directors, October 7, 2021

Join us on Thursday, October 7, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET, to learn how you can serve on the NSTA Council and Board of Directors. Are you look...

 

Web Seminar

Science Update: All About Weather, July 22, 2021

Join us on Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET to learn about weather and get a sneak-peak at the 2021 hurricane season....

 

Web Seminar

Science Update: The Amazon: Why We Should Care and What We Should Fear, August 19, 2021

Join us on Thursday, August 19, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET to learn about the Amazon Forest. Thousands of miles away, the Amazon affects our ...

 

Reports Article

Freebies for Science Teachers, April 27, 2021
 

Journal Article

A Case for Creative Coding
 

Journal Article

STEM Outreach: Traditional vs. Virtual Summer Programming
 

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An Integrated STEM and Computing Curriculum for the Human-Technology Frontier
 

Web Seminar

Archive Science Update: Return of Periodical Cicadas: Fear, Fascination, and Fun in 2021, May 7, 2021

Known for their 13 and 17-year life cycles and massive synchronous emergences periodical cicadas are unique in the insect world. We will explore the n...

 

Blog Post

Volunteering + You = A Successful NSTA
 

Reports Article

From the Field: Events and Opportunities, March 23, 2021
 

Journal Article

Encouraging Student Persistence
 

Journal Article

Coding, and Computer Science, and Computational Thinking—Oh My!

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