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

January 2015 Newsletter


As we enter this New Year, we're excited to offer new membership options for Windows to the Universe educators that include course webpage support, as well as options for homework and online quizzes. For information on Basic Educator Membership, Silver Educator Membership or Gold Educator Membership, see our Educator Membership Benefits and Services page.

We hope you'll visit the Windows to the Universe web site many times in the New Year, and we hope to see you at one of our sessions at the NSTA National Conference in Chicago (see information below in our Calendar section)!


Climate Smart/Energy
DEW & Picture Post
Earth's Coldest Spot
Orion Milestone
Winter Weather Safe
Interested Geology?
What Causes Wind?
"Chilly" Activities
Dante's Peak Review
Radon Month
Q Meteor Shower
Earth Perihelion 1/4
Science History
Seeking Testers
Rover Challenge
Gulf Guardian Awards
Climate Challenge
2015 Roy Award
NSF Summer Research
Earth Science Rocks!
Earth System Science
Chicago - Multimedia Tools
Chicago NSTA - Using Data
How Weird Can It Get
EE Week 2015
Test 2
Methane Seeps
Geology Middle-earth
ES Classroom Lessons
NOAA Education
Air Quality School
Free Pins From AGI
EPA Climate Resource
Spot Space Station
Train Like Astronaut
Sci News Students
Young Meteorologist
Web Rangers
Stop the Beetle!
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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