Welcome to NSTA Express! NSTA Express contains the
latest news and information from the National Science Teachers Association
(NSTA) and is delivered to you every Monday. Best of all, the information
is presented in short “news bites.” If you want to know more, simply
select the quick link. As always, NSTA is working to create products
and improve services for science educators. If you’re not already
a member, we invite you to join the crowd!
Members Can Now Vote Online or by Ballot
Save Personal Tax Dollars Again in 2003!
Shopping Just Got Easier at NSTA's Online Science Store!
If You Thought the Saga of the Northern Snakehead Was
What Is a SciLink?
Offers Online and Mail Ballot Options for 2003 Board and Council
The 2003 NSTA
Board and Council Elections have taken a technological turn for
the better for our members. You now have the opportunity to vote
for the 2003 Board and Council either by ballot or online using
your membership number and a ballot tracking code. Complete voting
instructions were included in the paper ballots that were mailed
to NSTA members the week of December 16th, 2002.
voting is a convenient method for many members, those wishing to
vote by mail ballot can still do so. Deadline for receipt of ballots
is February 8, 2003. Election results will follow shortly after
the deadline. If you have any questions, simply contact Lori
Personal Tax Dollars Again in 2003!
you know that your book purchases can earn a tax deduction of up
to $250!! For details on how eligible educators can obtain
a tax savings for books and materials they use in the classroom,
click here (http://www.nsta.org/nstaexpress/nstaexpress_2003_01_06_extra.htm).
Just Got Easier at NSTA's Online Science Store!
Newly redesigned for
2003 with your convenience in mind, the Science Store can help
you find what you're looking for more easily than ever. And we've
streamlined the ordering process so you can place your order faster.
Browse and buy the best science books, teaching tools, and new NSTA logo
products and fun "memberabilia" (all at your
20% member discount, of course). Just click here for highlights
of the new Store features, (http://www.nsta.org/nstaexpress/nstaexpress_2003_01_06_extra.htm#store)
or stop by now at http://store.nsta.org.
You Thought the Saga of the Northern Snakehead Was Intriguing…
summer's fascinating fish story about the northern snakehead released
into a Maryland pond and the efforts made to halt its proliferation? Invasion
Ecology, a newly published NSTA Press® title—in teacher
and student companion versions for grades 9-12—can help you teach
about and explain the fascinating science involved in dealing
with invasive animal and plant species. To learn more
about these new books in the NSTA Press Cornell Scientific
Inquiry Series, click here http://store.nsta.org/searchBasic.asp?searchTerm=Invasion+Ecology.
Is a SciLink?
is an interactive, Web-based service that connects your lesson
and/or course materials (textbooks, supplemental titles, and journal
articles) with online content chosen just for your selected topics.
Simply type in your keyword or phrase, and you will receive a list
of teacher-approved Internet resources. Best of all, SciLinks saves
you and your students time when searching the Web for learning extensions.
The next time you’re reading your NSTA journal or an NSTA Press®
publication, watch for the SciLinks® logo in the margins.
It will point you to an Internet link that will help you find more
information on the topic you’re reading about.
Now you can
take a SciLinks tour www.scilinks.org/tour online! Not a member?
Join today https://ecommerce.nsta.org/membership/apply.asp
to take advantage of this exclusive offering!
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