Elementary school teachers, students, and their communities can
team up in many ways to simultaneously enrich the quality of science
education and to improve their communities. Many are doing just
that with great success. Let the examples provided in this issue
inspire you and your students to reach out to your community.
Community Science in the News
Article summaries provided by the NSTA WebNews Digest (Visit
for nationwide news for science educators).
To read three news articles that discuss various partnerships formed
by schools and businesses, visit http://science.nsta.org/enewsletter/2005-01/news_stories_elementary.htm
Science on the Net
In this month's elementary journal, Science and Children,
NSTA members read "Project Produce." The link to that
Articles on Community Science
The following NSTA journal articles provide examples of teachers
working with the community to enrich their students' science experiences.
Click here to read more:
The NSTA Science Store and catalogs offer NSTA Press books and
other outstanding titles for science educators. Selections for this
issue are grade appropriate and were chosen for their relevance
to the theme of this issueCommunity Science. Click here for
this issue's recommended titles:
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To receive the latest NSTA Catalog for your specific grade level,
India's Troubling Truants: Teachers (The Christian Science
This article highlights the effects of a problem in many countriesteachers
who do not report to work.
Write for NSTA's Journals
Science and Children (Grades PreK5) has issued a Call
for Papers on specific topics. Click here to find out more:
The NSTA Online Convention
Convention-goers can make the most of their time at the convention
in Dallas with NSTAs improved online convention scheduler.
Learning from Nature
is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year! To find out more
about the history of NSTA, visit our online timeline at: http://www.nsta.org/timeline.
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