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NOAA at NSTA

NOAA is excited to be back in person at NSTA Houston 22! Find us at Booth #2331 in the Expo Hall. Dive into this curated collection of resources to help you better connect to us. 

 

Agenda

Climate in Your Classroom, Climate in Your World: Use Free NOAA Resources and Data to Teach This Integrated Topic

Thursday, March 31, 8:00am - 9:00am • George R. Brown Convention Center - 370C
Frank Niepold (NOAA Climate Program Office), Bekkah Lampe (NOAA Office of Education), Kayla Do Couto (NOAA Office of Education) 

Want to teach climate literacy but don’t know where to start? NOAA offers lesson plans, videos, data, webinars, and more to inform and inspire students.

Pole of Inaccessibility: Bringing Ocean Science to North America’s Great Interior

Thursday, March 31, 9:30am - 10:30am • George R. Brown Convention Center - 370C
Spencer Cody (Edmunds Central School District: Roscoe, SD)

Join us as we explore how NOAA Teacher at Sea can bring stimulating ocean science content to the classroom through a wide range of technology and media applications.

How to Use NOAA Data: A Guide for Educators

Friday, April 1, 8:00am - 9:00am • George R. Brown Convention Center - 350C
Bekkah Lampe (NOAA Office of Education), Kayla Do Couto (NOAA Office of Education)

Learn how to access and explore NOAA’s data-rich resources, lesson plans, and visualization tools to build data literacy and proficiency in scientific data analysis.

NOAA in Your Classroom 1—Sea Level Rise: Engaging Students with One of the Most Dangerous Climate Impacts of Our Time

Friday, April 1, 8:00am - 9:00am • George R. Brown Convention Center - 320A
Bruce Moravchik (NOAA National Ocean Service), Symone Barkley (NOAA National Ocean Service)

Engage students with data-driven NGSS-focused interactive online lessons, visualizations, and role-playing activities to explain what sea level rise is, why it is so dangerous, and how we can address it.

NOAA in Your Classroom 2—How to Get Up to $5,000 to Affect Real Change Through Education, Collaboration, and Action with NOAA Planet Stewards

Friday, April 1, 9:30am - 10:30am • George R. Brown Convention Center - 320A
Bruce Moravchik (NOAA National Ocean Service), Symone Barkley (NOAA National Ocean Service)

Find out how to become a NOAA Planet Steward Educator and access professional development opportunities, education resources, and funding. Increase your students’ science literacy and have them respond to real-world environmental threats.

NOAA in Your Classroom 3—Creating an Inclusive Marine/Environmental Science Curriculum

Friday, April 1, 11:00am - 12:00pm • George R. Brown Convention Center - 320A
Symone Barkley (NOAA National Ocean Service), Bruce Moravchik (NOAA National Ocean Service) 

Cultivate a sense of belonging in your classroom with conservation, stewardship, and climate science using educational resources from NOAA and other socially conscious organizations.

NOAA in Your Classroom 4—Ocean Exploration Education: Making Sense of Deep-Sea Phenomena

Friday, April 1, 12:30pm - 1:30pm • George R. Brown Convention Center - 320A
Elizabeth Hoadley (NOAA/Dauphin Island Sea Lab: Dauphin Island, AL), Tami Lunsford (Newark Charter Junior/Senior High School: Newark, DE)

Journey to the abyss with NOAA Ocean Exploration as we investigate deep-sea phenomena using the student sensemaking instructional model and hands-on demonstrations.

NOAA in Your Classroom 5—Sea to Sky: Get to Know NOAA’s Online Educational Resources

Friday, April 1, 2:00pm - 3:00pm • George R. Brown Convention Center - 320A
Marissa Jones (NOAA Office of Education), Bekkah Lampe (NOAA Office of Education)

Join us for a demo and discussion about the NEW searchable database of 1,200+ educational resources from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

CSSS-Sponsored Session: Teaching Climate Change: Empowering Our Students So They Can Change the World

Saturday, April 2, 9:30am - 10:30am • George R. Brown Convention Center - 352E
Peter McLaren (Next Gen Education, LLC), Deb Morrison (University of Washington), Maya Garcia (Colorado Dept. of Education), Frank Niepold (NOAA Climate Program Office)

Climate change is a crucial subject for all ages. Come explore classroom strategies for supporting learners’ climate science knowledge and action-oriented responses to the climate crisis.

Coral Reef Ecosystems and Us: Explore Free NOAA Resources About These Fragile Wonders Under Threat

Saturday April 2, 12:30pm - 1:30pm • George R. Brown Convention Center - 332D
Kelly Drinnen (Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary), Bekkah Lampe (NOAA Office of Education), Kayla Do Couto (NOAA Office of Education)

Incorporate coral reefs into your existing curriculum—biology, chemistry, climate studies, art, and more—using lesson plans, demos, activities, and multimedia from NOAA.

NESTA and NOAA Sea Level Rise: What It Is, Why It's Happening, Why It's so Very Dangerous, and What You Can Do About It

Saturday April 2, 12:30pm - 1:30pm • George R. Brown Convention Center - 342F
Bruce Moravchik (NOAA National Ocean Service), Richard Jones (University of Hawaii-West Oahu)

This session presents the data behind climate-driven sea level rise and its impacts. We'll share classroom-ready, interactive, data-driven, NGSS- focused activities, and share how you can get up to $5,000 for your school to mitigate climate change and its impacts.

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