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Spring 2009 NSTA in New Orleans - Windows to the Universe

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Spring 2009 NSTA - New Orleans

The NSTA National Conference on Science Education in New Orleans March 19-22, 2009 promises to be a wonderful experience for science teachers! The Windows to the Universe team is excited to be able to share some tried and true teacher-approved classroom activities. Join us at the following workshops and share-a-thons as we celebrate the Year of Science!

Date
Title
Time Location
Thursday, March 19 Climate Change: Classroom Tools to Explore the Past, Present, and Future 8:00-9:00 am New Orleans Marriott, Mardi Gras E
Playing with Ecosystem Science: Informal Modeling Games to Explore the Delicate Balance 9:30-10:30 am Morial Convention Center, Room 357
Changing Climate, Changing World 2:00-3:00 pm Morial Convention Center, Room 357
Friday, March 20 Interactive Simulations and Hands-on Activities across the Earth and Space Sciences 8:00-9:00 am Sheraton New Orleans, Bayside C
NESTA Geology Share-a-Thon 9:30-10:30 am New Orleans Marriott, Bissonet
NESTA Oceans and Atmospheres Share-a-Thon 11:00 am - 12:00 pm New Orleans Marriott, Bissonet
NESTA Space Science Share-a-Thon 12:30-1:30 pm New Orleans Marriott, Bissonet
Magnetism Activities, Space Weather, and Geomagnitism 2:00-3:00 pm Sheraton New Orleans, Bayside C
Saturday, March 21
NESTA Natural Hazards and the Environment Share-a-Thon
9:30-10:30 am New Orleans Marriott, Bissonet
Cut It, Stab It, Slice It, Dice It: Using the Potato in the Science Classroom 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Oak Alley
Cloudy Day Hands-On and Online Classroom Adventures Bridging Fundamental Basic Weather Science to Literacy, Arts, and ELL 5:00-6:00 pm Morial Convention Center, Room 356
Sunday, March 22 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Morial Convention Center, Room 226

If you can't make it to our sessions, don't forget to come by our booth in the exhibit area (Booth #2136), where we will have lots of Windows to the Universe resources available for you!

Last modified March 17, 2009 by Randy Russell.

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