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Join Us This Fall At NSTA!

The Windows to the Universe staff will hit the road this fall to share favorite hands-on activities and web resources at regional NSTA meetings!

If you teach Earth science or space science, we have presentations, workshops, and a short course for you! Check out the lists below to find out when we will be in your area.

NSTA - Minneapolis, MN (October 30-November 1, 2003)

  Date Time
More Than a Few Cents Worth of Science 10/30/2003 8:00-9:00am
Using the Internet to Explore the Earth and Space Sciences Through Windows to the Universe! 10/30/2003 2:00-3:00pm
WALLS! Workshop 10/31/2003 9:30-10:30am
What's Below the Surface? Activities for Understanding Earth from the Inside Out! 11/1/2003 9:30-10:30am

NSTA - Kansas City, MO (November 13-15, 2003)

  Date Time
WALLS! Workshop 11/13/2003 2:30-3:30pm
Using the Internet to Explore the Earth and Space Sciences Through Windows to the Universe! 11/13/2003 4:00-5:00pm
More Than a Few Cents Worth of Science 11/14/2003 8:00-9:00am
What's Below the Surface? Activities for Understanding Earth from the Inside Out! 11/15/2003 11:00-12:00pm

NSTA - Reno, NV (December 4-6, 2003)

  Date Time
Making Rocks Relevant: Inquiry-based Exploration of Local Geology (Short Course) 12/4/2003 8:00-12:00pm
More Than a Few Cents Worth of Science 12/4/2003 8:00-9:00am
WALLS! Workshop 12/4/2003 12:30-1:30pm
What's Below the Surface? Activities for Understanding Earth from the Inside Out! 12/6/2003 9:30-10:30am
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