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WSTA Conference 2018



Oct 19 and 20

Bellingham, WA

 In depth professional development on the Next Generation Science Standards


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GO DIRECT TO EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION 

GO DIRECT TO REGISTRATION PAGE

GO DIRECT TO CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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WSTA JOURNAL WINTER 2018 IS HERE!

Members can read and download here!

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Take a look at these great STEM/NGGS opportunities for you and your students!

From WSTA Direct to You, this PD is on demand,  we bring it when and where YOU want:

Learn about the NGSS through Washington Geology

PDF Flyer for the Burke Museum Washington Geology PD Opportunity


Learn about the NGSS through Wave Functions K through 12!

PDF Flyer for the Progression through the Waves

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Beyond Benign:  Introduction to Green Chemistry (Click link for flyer)and Advanced Green Chemistry  Register by May 25, course events June 11 through August 6 

Looking to create a safer more engaging learning environment for your students? This course will equip you to integrate green chemistry principles and practices into your classroom by teaching through real-world sustainable innovations. Develop safer labs and lessons aligned to your local standards in an interactive online environment that allows you to go at your own pace.

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Yosemite Field Institutes...NGSS Earth Sciences! Field Institute 2018_earlybird gray.pdf Both institutes will include NGSS pedagogy and classroom implementation, including ideas to get your students doing science outside! We will be camping and hiking, while engaging with NGSS crosscutting concepts and science and engineering practices. Please note: this is an outdoor workshop, we will be tent camping and hiking an average of 3-4 miles a day. Registration includes camping fees and all meals.


The Washington Science Teachers Association is an organization dedicated to advocating and promoting quality science education at all levels of instruction.

Welcome!  We hope you enjoy the news and information on this site.

There is a quick lookup link box right above as well as to the left.

(any questions about the website, login and the like contact

John P McNamara (mcnamara@wsu.edu,  509 592 0099)

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CONTACT A BOARD MEMBER!

Want to see who is on the board?   Find your regional representative?  Scholarship Chair? Make a suggestion?

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Thank you!  for voting in our Treasurer and 3 Board Representatives.

Karen Madsen,  Treasurer

Johanna Brown,  Region 1

Jeff Gugliotti, Region 2

Whitney Wytko,  Region 3

We look forward to serving you for the next three years!


Election time is here!

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Information on 

Scholarships and Awards  Contact CoCo Carlson at sciawards@gmail.com

Washington Excellence in Science Education Award

 Get the application form here!

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Genes in Space--learning competition opportunity for MS and HS

Present a plan for Genetics Research in Space to NASA!

Get the entry information here!

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American GeoSciences Institute 

Recognition for Outstanding GeoSciences Teachers!

2018 Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

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Schedule of Science Competitions and Events in Washington 2018

click on weblinks in the document above.

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See the Washington, Oregon, Nevada and California Science Teachers Organizations 

Featured by NGSS

White Paper to the NGSS and NSTA on what is needed in NGSS Instructional Materials

 

Join WSTA!

Newly added: Free 1 year membership to new teachers!

See the membership page for details!

(For new teachers and Science Fellowsyou need a discount code from the administration mcnamara@wsu.edu)

Join as a common WSTA/NSTA member at a total of $89 for 1 year...a 25 $ total savings and you have access to all the great WSTA AND NSTA materials.

In order to get this discount,  you MUST go to the www.nsta.org website, follow the buttons to membership, state membership, joint membership (NSTA/WSTA), you can join or renew from there.


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Thanks to all our sponsors at WSTA 2017!

Battelle           Creosity Space    

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt         The Museum of Flight

NASA

       The River Mile Network           Pearson           

Pacific NW Seismic Network  

7 Billion Video Project

Mini-One

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We continue our Professional Development Efforts

We've covered Biology,  we've covered Waves, we've covered the Supremes ..(ok not that)  now it is: 

PDF Flyer for the Burke Museum Washington Geology PD Opportunity

PDF Flyer for the Progression through the Waves

Contact Mark Watrin  for more information on the Burke Museum/Washington Geology PD

Contact Lolo Sherwood for the Progression through the Waves PD

NOTE THIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IS ON DEMAND

WE BRING IT WHEN AND WHERE YOU WANT

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Upcoming events

Friday, October 19, 2018 • The Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel and Conference Center
Friday, October 19, 2018 7:00 AM • Four Points By Sheraton Bellingham, Bellingham, WA
Friday, October 19, 2018 7:00 AM • The 4 Points by Sheraton Bellingham, Bellingham WA
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