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We now offer the Cool It! card game in our Science Store. Cool It! is the new card game from UCS that teaches kids about the choices we have when it comes to climate change.

David Mastie

David Mastie is, first and foremost, a classroom Earth Science teacher: twenty-nine years of middle level teaching, three years of television teaching beamed into inner cities nationwide, and five years as a high school teacher in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Dave has been invited to sit on Educational Advisory boards for the American Geological Institute (AGI) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Presently Secretary-Treasurer of the Educational Division of the Geological Society of America (GSA).

Most recently, because of some high profile publicity over community service presentations to children, Dave has become known as "The Science Wizard." The photo here shows him appearing to do magic to make a key point. Dave wants it known that he doesn't believe in magic. "Magic tries to hide the answer, and we are about doing just the opposite. We are stripping off the disguise, peeling back the hidden layers and exposing what's there. It is these hidden truths that grab me and keep me working toward changing the face of K-12 education in this country."

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Our online store includes issues of NESTA's quarterly journal, The Earth Scientist, full of classroom activities on different topics in Earth and space science, ranging from seismology, rocks and minerals, oceanography, and Earth system science to astronomy!

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Windows to the Universe, a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is sponsored in part by the National Science Foundation and NASA, our Founding Partners (the American Geophysical Union and American Geosciences Institute) as well as through Institutional, Contributing, and Affiliate Partners, individual memberships and generous donors. Thank you for your support! NASA AGU AGI NSF