NESTA Events at NSTA Kansas City (Dec 2015)

All sessions are on Friday, 4 Dec in Kansas City Convention Center,1501B

Presenter(s): Michael Passow (Dwight Morrow High School, Englewood, NJ, ret.) and Wendy DeMers (NESTA South Central Regional Director, New Orleans)

You can view some of the resources used in these workshops by clicking on the links below.

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM (ID# 6569)
NESTA Shares Innovative Ways to Teach About Weather Observation and Weather Hazards
NESTA members will share a variety of strategies to enhance your studies of weather and weather hazards to help implement the NGSS and network your school.

View the "Daily Weather and Sun/Moon Data," "Making the Invisible Visible" and "Wichita-Andover Tornado," and other slideshows/activities through the links below.

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09:30 AM - 10:30 AM ( ID# 6571)
NESTA Shares Innovative Ways to Teach About Climate and Climate Change

NESTA members will share strategies to enhance your studies of climate, climate change, and human impact to help implement the NGSS and state curricular standards.

View the "What Factors Affect Climate?" NOAA's Climate Steward Program, the 2014 National Climate Assessment, and other slideshows and problem sets by clicking on the links below.

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ID# 6578)
NESTA and CIESIN Share—Exploring a Compendium of Online Resources for Teaching Earth Science
NESTA members will share exemplary educational websites, including the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), to help implement NGSS and state curricular standards programs. View the pair of "Compendium" slideshows and "Climate Change Human Health" activities by clicking on the links below.

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12:30 PM - 01:30 PM (ID# 6694)

NESTA Shares Innovative Ways to Teach About Minerals, Rocks, and Resources

NESTA members share examples of grade-appropriate classroom-ready activities to address NGSS concepts about minerals, rocks, and natural resources.

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