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Benefits of Nature-based Instruction
posted on 1:30 PM, April 18, 2019
Researchers find that experiences in nature boost learning
Summer Academy For Environmental, Food & Agricultural Sciences at Inver Hills
posted on 8:32 AM, April 18, 2019
Students entering grades 10, 11, 12, explore environmental, food and agricultural sciences: practice hands-on wildlife & forestry management, create your own plantings for pollinator health, learn small animal care, make cheese & discover food science, experiment with sustainable practices for clean water, soil & air…wear waders, catch frogs, play in the dirt!
National Environmental Education Foundation EE Week Resources
posted on 2:19 PM, April 17, 2019
EE week is April 22 - 26, 2019. The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) has online Educator Toolkits, Infographics, Activity Guides, and more.
Earth Day - April 22
posted on 10:27 AM, April 13, 2019
Looking for teaching ideas for Earth Day 2019? Check out these resources.
NSTA proposing name change
posted on 9:58 AM, April 11, 2019
The NSTA Board of Directors voted in February to change the name of the organization from the National Science Teachers Association to the National Science Teaching Association
PBS Science related videos
posted on 9:12 AM, April 9, 2019
PBS LearningMedia videos such as Nature Cat, Ready Jet Go!, and Flipside Science can be used to introduce your science lessons.
Exciting April 10 announcement concerning black holes
posted on 1:37 PM, April 6, 2019
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration has been trying to capture the first image of a black hole. At an April 10 press conference, the collaborative will be making a "groundbreaking" announcement.
April Edition of the Science Update
posted on 7:42 PM, April 4, 2019
The April edition of the Science Update from MDE Science Specialist John Olson is now available
GLOBE Observer
posted on 12:00 PM, April 4, 2019
Teachers, students, and citizen scientists can use this mobile app to participate in the GLOBE Program by submitting observations of clouds, land cover, and mosquito habitat.
MnSTA President-Elect
posted on 8:11 AM, April 4, 2019
Dr. Angela Osuji has been elected as President-elect of MnSTA
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