Sign up for NESTA Membership

Please complete the form below to join NESTA. After completing the form and clicking "Create new account", you must select the membership option(s) of your choice on the next form and continue through payment to become a member of NESTA.

On this second form, click "Add to cart" for the membership option(s) of your choice. "Add to cart" takes you to your shopping cart, and you can click "Back to shopping" to return to add other membership options.

When you are done making selections, you then need to click "Checkout" from your shopping cart to complete payment for your membership.

You will have an option to select NESTA membership options on the next page of the registration process. Options include (see membership benefits and dues structure for more details):

  • Basic NESTA membership, with access to PDF versions of The Earth Scientist online
  • Basic NESTA membership with print copies of The Earth Scientist sent to you quarterly, including occasional posters
  • The option to add Windows to the Universe Educator Membership (with additional options for a classroom subscription)
  • The option to add joint membership with Affiliate Earth Science Teachers Associations (ESTAs), depending on your state of residence
Please note that joint memberships with Affiliate ESTAs must be of the same duration, and run concurrently (with the same start and end dates).

NESTA relies on its members to help as volunteers, where possible, to keep the costs of membership down. Please do indicate the volunteering options of interest to you, if any, as you join.

If you wish to pay by check, click here to obtain a printable application form.

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