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  • Articles in the Spring 2014 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • Estimating How Often Mass Extinctions Due to Impacts Occur on the Earth, by Bonnie Buratti
    • Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and Ocean Acidification, by Barbara Bruno and Johanna Wren
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    • Inspiring Future Scientists through Synergy between K-12 Classroom Learning and Water Cycle Research, by Emily Kellagher, David Noone, Lesley Smith, Aleya Kaushik, and Adriana Bailey
    • Exploring Seafloor Sediments
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Winter 2013 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • Using Analogies to Teach Stellar Evolution, by Kurtz Miller
    • Encouraging Students to Think Critically About Earth’s Systems and Sustainability, by Amy Pallant
    • GeoMapApp Learning Activities: Free, ready-to-use geoscience activities for the modern classroom, by Andrew Goodwillie and Steve Kluge
    • Earth Science Teacher Receives Priceless GIFT in Vienna, by Abigail Morton
    • Making Eggcellent Planetary Observations, by Ardis Herrold
    • Earth Science Teachers’ Earthquake Knowledge
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Fall 2013 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • In a Data Dilemma? A series of data sets and inquiry tools that furthers Great Lakes literacy, by Ann Marshall, Elizabeth LaPorte, Sandra Rutherford and Rochelle Sturtevant
    • C-MORE Professional Development Training Program for Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Researchers, by Barbara Bruno, Jacqueline Padilla-Gamiño and Fabio De Leo
    • Mapping Our World: Celebrate Earth Science Week 2013, by Geoff Camphire
    • GeoSTEM: Establishing a Geoscience and
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Spring 2013 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • Questions and Answers on Earth and Space Science and the Next Generation Science Standards, by Michael Wysession
    • Challenge: Seeing Spatial Relationships in Three-Dimensional Physical Models, by Bryan Roessel, Kim Kastens and Michael Passow
    • Open the Door to Common Core, by John Clark
    • Leverage Your Professional Development Experiences, by Richard Jones
    • An Opportunity for Innovation in STEM Education: GeoSTEM, by John Moore, Peter Dorofy, Missy Holzer and Jenelle Hopkins
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Winter 2012 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • Using Our Nation’s Estuaries to Teach Climate Concepts, by Atziri Ibañez and Bree Murphy
    • Space Weather and Magnetism as We Approach Solar Maximum, by Roberta Johnson, David Mastie and Randy Russell
    • The GOES-R Series: The Nation’s Next-Generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, by Daniel Karlson and Michelle Smith
    • Making the Case for GeoSTEM Education, by John Moore, Peter Dorofy, Missy Holzer and Jenelle Hopkins
    • NOAA Data in
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Fall 2012 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • Discovering Careers in the Earth Sciences, by Geoff Camphire
    • The Carbon Cycle Game: A Regionally Relevant Activity to Introduce Climate Change, by Joëlle Clark, Jane Marks, Carol Haden, Melinda Bell and Bruce Hungate
    • The ELF: Building Climate Change Science Knowledge Through Hands‑on Activities, by Louise Huffman, Jean Pennycook, Frank Rack and Betsy Youngman
    • EarthLabs – An Earth System Science Laboratory Module to Facilitate Teaching About Climate Change, by Tamara Shapiro Ledley, Nick Haddad, Erin Bardar, Katherine Ellins, Karen McNeal and Julie Libarkin
    • Teaching Controversy, by Mark McCaffrey
    • Lesson Plans and Classroom Activities from the Climate Literacy Ambassadors Community, by Margaret Mooney, Steve Ackerman, Galen McKinley, Tom Whittaker and Tommy Jasmin
    • Predicting the Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystems: A High School Curricular Module, by Vanessa Peters, Tanya Dewey, Andrew Kwok, George Starr Hammond and Nancy Butler Songer

    The print version of this issue contains an Earth Science Week poster from AGI.

    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Summer 2012 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • Tornado Debris Balls, by James Vavrek, Jason Rybinski, Allen Pokracki and Brian Wilkes,
    • Data Analysis: Tropical Storm and Hurricane Frequency, by Ben Wildeboer
    • Measuring the Solar System in Our Own Backyard, by Brittnee Lydy and Brian Polk
    • Stars in Their Eyes, Math on Their Minds, by Craig Beals and Jennifer Combs
    • Teaching STEM with Web-Based GIS, by Joseph Kerski

    The print version of this Summer TES issue contains, for your classroom, a full color poster from NOAA, "Ten signs of a Warming World".

    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Spring 2012 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • Decoding Starlight: From Pixels to Images, by Doug Lombardi
    • Ice Core Records – From Volcanoes To Supernovas, by Donna Young
    • Transit of Venus, by Elaine Lewis, Sten Odenwald and Troy Cline
    • Pulsating Variable Stars and the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram, by Donna Young
    • Investigating Supernova Remnants, by Doug Lombardi
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Winter 2011 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 2011 MESTA/NESTA Summer Field Conference in Hawaii, by Aurelian Balan
    • Is There Such a Concept as Geological Patience?, by John Trowbridge
    • Rocks and Fossils May Stimulate Curiosity by Xin Wang and Jeffrey Jay
    • What's Happening in Earth and Space Science Education Today? NESTA 2011 Membership Survey Results by Roberta Johnson
    • Science Notebooks and a "Big Waste Problem" by Debbie Muthersbaugh, Anne L. Kern, Jerine Pegg, Hal W. Clark
    • C-MORE and Science Buzz: Where Students and Scientists Meet by Barbara Mayer and Barbara Bruno

    The print version of this TES issue includes two posters for your use. The Sun Earth Day Poster is graciously provided by NASA. The Pacific Ocean Poster was provided by the people at Coast and Ocean in California. A key to the map is included on page 35 of this issue.

    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Fall 2011 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • Our Ever-Changing Earth – Celebrate Earth Science Week 2011, by Geoff Camphire
    • Federal Agencies and Nationwide Partners Present the 2011 National Fossil Day in Hopes of Fostering Scientific Education, by Jason Kenworthy and Eva Lyon
    • Classroom Activities and Supporting Resources for Understanding Climate Change – An Introduction to Earth’s Climate by Roberta Johnson, Sandra Henderson, Dennis Ward, Lisa Gardiner and Randy Russell
    • Telescopes-for-Teachers T4T: Galileoscopes in Montana by Richard Jones
    • Expedition 329: South Pacific Gyre – Subseafloor life by Joe Monaco
    • Fire and Brimstone Continues to Shape Yellowstone Lake: Connecting Geology and Past Climates with Today’s Biodiversity by Susan Kelly, Lisa Morgan and Stephanie McGinnis
    • Student Misconceptions: Where Did You Get That Idea? by Virginia Malone

    Additionally the hard copy of this TES issue contains, for your classroom, two full color posters: one announcing AGI’s 14th Annual Earth Science Week, and the second announcing the NPS’s National Fossil Day.

    Price: $10.00

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