Shop Windows to the Universe

Dig into Montana Before History: 11K Years of Hunter-Gatherers in the Rockies and Plains by D. H. MacDonald, Ph.D. See our online store book collection.
Teachers participate in hands-on activities at a workshop at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education.
Click on image for full size
Image Courtesy of UCAR's Office of Education and Outreach

Windows to the Universe Earth and Space Science Educator Newsletter Central


You are at the hub for the Earth and Space Science Educator E-Newsletter from Windows to the Universe. Here, you can access the current newsletter and the archive (log in to access these resources)of past newsletters.

If you're not already a subscriber, we invite you to sign up to receive the newsletter once a month via email. You can subscribe for just $12/year, or join Windows to the Universe as an Educator Member for just $20/year and receive the newsletter as a part of your membership. Membership brings valuable special services and opportunities available only to members, including access to our extensive calendars of Opportunities for Teachers and Earth and space science history events, special opportunities for free resources from our partners, a 10% discount in our online store advertising free version of the website.

Please also visit our Teacher Resources section for classroom activities, information from our recent workshops and presentations, and other useful information.

March 2015 Newsletter


Given one of the coldest winters in recent history, I'm sure many are eagerly looking forward to spring!  Come on spring!  This winter is too much! 

If you will be able to join us at NSTA this spring in Chicago, don't miss our events, including our four Share-a-Thons, our five workshops, our Friends of Earth Science Reception on Friday evening at the Hyatt McCormick Place (6:30 - 8 pm, Regency C/D), the AGU Lecture, and our Annual Meeting. Our full schedule of events is available here. Looking forward to seeing you there! 


New Member Options
New Horizons
Women Scientists
Reason for Seasons
Winter Safety
Atmospheric Optics
Virtual Magnets
Ecosystem Games
Norman Borlaug
Green Week 2015
Green Schools Conf
Natl Groundwater Wk
Natl Wildlife Week
EE Teacher Award
Earth Science Rocks!
Earth System Science
Chicago - Multimedia Tools
Chicago NSTA - Using Data
How Weird Can It Get
Poison Prevention Wk
Fix a Leak Week
World Water Day
Earth Hour! 3/28
Presidential Awards
Global Youth Service
EE Week 2015
ES Wk Visualize OCT
Rocky Mtn Treasure
Pentagon Climate
Fracking Fluids
NOAA Citizen Science
AGU Blogosphere
Natl Park Climate Ch
Nature Conservancy Hab
ES Classroom Lessons
NSF Climate Change
NOAA Education
EPA Climate Resource
Sea Turtles
Sci News Students
Earth Ed Rendezvous
Sign up for the Windows to the Universe Earth and Space Science Educator Newsletter!


Stay in touch with Windows to the Universe. The Earth and Space Science Educator E-Newsletter is read by educators worldwide. The E-Newsletter highlights 'hidden gems' in the web site, provides advance notice of content, activities, and interactives that will be released soon, and shares information about professional development opportunities.

Don't miss the next Earth and Space Science Educator E-Newsletter!

Sign up now!

Organizations: Submit announcements


Attention! Would you like to share your organization's announcements with educators worldwide? Find out how to submit your news.

Windows to the Universe Community



Windows to the Universe, a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is sponsored in part is sponsored in part through grants from federal agencies (NASA and NOAA), and partnerships with affiliated organizations, including the American Geophysical Union, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Earth System Information Partnership, the American Meteorological Society, the National Center for Science Education, and TERC. The American Geophysical Union and the American Geosciences Institute are Windows to the Universe Founding Partners. NESTA welcomes new Institutional Affiliates in support of our ongoing programs, as well as collaborations on new projects. Contact NESTA for more information. NASA ESIP NCSE HHMI AGU AGI AMS NOAA