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Teachers Invited to Explore New American Museum of Natural History
Science Bulletin Website
of science are invited to visit the new and improved Science Bulletin
Website sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH),
for breaking news on astrophysics, Earth sciences, and biodiversity.
The bulletins present current science news stories through a host
of interactive videos (5- to 7-minute video stories that follow
scientists into the field), compelling photographs, graphics (using
3-D computer models), and interactive data visualizations (using
NASA satellite data) that the Museum says will “bring science alive
for adults and children alike.” AMNH is an NSTA Institute online
partner. You can visit the Science Bulletin website at http://sciencebulletins.amnh.org.
an Exclusive Sneak Peek at the New Fall Books from NSTA Press!
new NSTA Recommends catalog won’t be in the mail till late August,
but we’re pleased to introduce our exciting new titles for fall
2004--exclusively to readers of NSTA Express—in advance of
their publication dates, but available to order right now through
our online Science Store at http://store.nsta.org/.
New titles are
Clones, Cats, and Chemicals; Electricity & Magnetism, the
fifth title in the Stop Faking It! series; How to… Write
to Learn Science, Second Edition; Doing Good Science in Middle School:
A Practical Guide to Inquiry-Based Instruction; Stepping Up to Science
and Math: Exploring the Natural Connections; and Picture-Perfect
Science Lessons: Using Children’s Picture Books to Guide Inquiry.
Click here for descriptions and links to these new titles: http://www.nsta.org/nstaexpress/nstaexpress_2004_08_16_extra.htm
New York Times Reports on Education as Election Issue
The August 12 edition of
The New York Times reports a new campaign is working to “raise
the profile of education as an election issue.” Read more about the National
Mobilization for Great Public Schools by reporter Diana Jean Schemo at http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/12/education/12educ.html
(free registration required).
Students and College Professors—Get Ready to Ignite the Science Teacher in You!
Science teachers are in great demand
in many parts of the country. What better way to highlight K–12 science teaching
as an exciting career choice than through an NSTA Student Chapter. This is an
exciting opportunity to bring your preservice teachers into more direct contact
with the science teaching profession. The benefits are immediate, for both the
students and for the faculty advisors including leadership skills, career growth,
networking, and a FREE one-year NSTA membership for each new student chapter
More than 50 colleges and
universities have already taken advantage of this worthwhile program. For a
complete list of student chapters and for more information, visit http://www.nsta.org/chapters#student,
or e-mail NSTA Chapter Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
a Happening in the Hoosier State You Won’t Want to Miss: NSTA’s Nov. 4-6 Convention
If you could use some help putting together the perfect NSTA Indianapolis Convention
experience, best registration rate, perfect knowledge-building short course,
hour-by-hour itinerary, certification options and hotel, we offer the following
For any other questions,
go to http://www.nsta.org/conventiondetail&Meeting_Code=2004IND…
and we’ll see you in Indianapolis.
Forget to Nominate Leaders for Your NSTA
are being accepted for candidates to assume key roles with the National Science
Teachers Association. Nomination forms for Board and Council are available
Application packages must be mailed. Deadline to submit nomination packages
to NSTA is September 10, 2004. For further information, please contact:
email@example.com or call 703-243-7100.
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and want to join? Visit https://ecommerce.nsta.org/membership/apply.asp!
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Hope you found
this Monday’s edition of NSTA Express an interesting, quick
read and a worthwhile update on the latest news and information
from the National Science Teachers Association. Our goal is to save
you time by delivering information each week in short "news
bites," so if you'd like to know more, simply select the headline
quick link. NSTA continues to create resources and improve services
for science educators. If you're not already a member, we invite
you to join the crowd by going to http://www.nsta.org/whyjoin!
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