NSTA offers resources relating to solar eclipse

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is offering a collection of free resources about the Aug. 21 solar eclipse, which can be seen as a total eclipse in 25 Kentucky counties and as a partial eclipse in the balance of the state. Among the items available is “An Observer’s Guide to Viewing the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse,” which provides information [...]

By |2017-08-02T10:33:25-04:00August 3, 2017|

Teaching in the margins

Mason County Middle School teacher Brian McDowell took learning on the page and turned it into a real-life experience.

By |2018-08-23T15:20:10-04:00November 3, 2015|

NSTA videos illustrate science standards

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) has produced a series of videos that illustrate the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in classrooms. The collection introduces science teachers to important strategies based on the Framework for K-12 Science Education and the NGSS. The videos highlight the major shifts in science instruction, explore the new role of the teacher, [...]

By |2018-09-24T15:44:23-04:00June 4, 2015|

Free middle school chemistry webinar

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the American Chemical Society (ACS) are hosting a webinar on middle school chemistry. It is the second of six webinars covering each of the six chapters in the ACS free middle school science teaching resource http://www.middleschoolchemistry.com/. The webinar, which is on July 26, is hosted by the NSTA Learning Center and covers the [...]

By |2012-06-20T13:17:40-04:00June 21, 2012|

Let’s take it outside

Mason County Middle School offers learning in the great outdoors By Susan Riddell susan.riddell@education.ky.gov Science students at Mason County Middle School spent part of the 2009-10 school year learning outdoors. No field trip was required, however. Students stayed on campus and merely headed outside to woods nearby. Through grants from Toyota, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Carmeuse [...]

By |2010-10-25T11:31:30-04:00August 1, 2010|
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